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Call for Cases

Use your ideas to introduce incoming JMU students to ethical reasoning and the Eight Key Questions. Read More >

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The Character Clearinghouse, an online center of information about research, curricula, and practices relating to the moral development... Read More >


The Madison Collaborative is helping to prepare the JMU community to make well-informed choices in difficult situations by using ethical... Read More >

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"It's Complicated" is the first of many ethical reasoning exercises for JMU students. Read More >

Ethics Prize

Write an essay to compete for the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity Ethics Prize on the topic, "Articulate with clarity an ethical... Read More >

Blog Posts

Supporting Refugees in Harrisonburg
Thu, 8 Oct 2015 5:31 p.m.
By 2017, over 100,000 refugees from the Middle East and other war-torn areas will have entered the United States. Syrians have been...
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Bioethics: Bringing in the Ethical Experts on Scientific Research
Thu, 1 Oct 2015 12:00 p.m.
Dr. Bill Hawk, the Chair for The Madison Collaborative, recently addressed the importance of ethics in scientific research in his article...
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  • Oct 14: Public Debate - Ethical reasoning or rationalizing?
  • Oct 15: - 17 : Cultivating the Just and Peaceable Self
  • Oct 22: Madison Vision Series: Mr. Russ Reeder
  • Oct 23: Food for Thought Brown Bag Lunch & Dessert
  • Nov 19: Madison Vision Series: Dr. Danielle S. Allen
  • More >