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Professor Michael Blake talks with Marcie Sillman and Hannah Burn on the KUOW - NPR show The Record about partyism and when it is and isn't ok to discriminate based on political beliefs. The segment aired Wednesday, November 12, 2014.
Professor Lynn Hankinson Nelson is featured in the Provost series Leading Change in Public Higher Education: Innovators Among Us: Using Technology to Engage Students. Lynn was a Teaching with Technology Fellow in Summer 2013 and created a hybrid online course and used the Active Learning Classrooms in the Odegaard Library, pictured below. Read More at:... Read more
WHEN Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. CAMPUS LOCATION Savery Hall (SAV) CAMPUS ROOM SAV 260 EVENT SPONSORS Program on Values in Society Department of Philosophy University of Washington This lecture is generously sponsored by the Benjamin Rabinowitz Endowment in Medical Ethics. DESCRIPTION "Sufficiency, equality and two-tiered health care systems" Carina Fourie Postdoctoral Fellow Ethics Research Institute Department of Philosophy University of Zurich
WHEN Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. CAMPUS LOCATION Savery Hall (SAV) CAMPUS ROOM SAV 260 EVENT SPONSORS Program on Values in Society Department of Philosophy University of Washington This lecture is generously sponsored by the Benjamin Rabinowitz Endowment in Medical Ethics. DESCRIPTION "Rights in Bodies, Rights in Things" Sean Aas Postdoctoral Fellow Department of Clinical Bioethics National Institutes of Health
Radio broadcast KUOW: Michael Blake on "partyism" and how we can overcome discrimination based on political views. http://kuow.org/post/it-ever-ok-discriminate-based-political-beliefs
WHEN Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. CAMPUS LOCATION Savery Hall (SAV) CAMPUS ROOM SAV 260 EVENT SPONSORS Department of Philosophy Program on Values in Society University of Washington DESCRIPTION "Is there anything to be said for expressive theories of equality?" Adam Hosein Assistant Professor Department of Philosophy University of Colorado, Boulder
WHEN Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. CAMPUS LOCATION Savery Hall (SAV) CAMPUS ROOM Savery 408 EVENT SPONSORS Program on Values in Society and Department of Philosophy University of Washington DESCRIPTION "Do It Yourself Neural Stimulation"
WHEN Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. CAMPUS LOCATION Smith Hall (SMI) CAMPUS ROOM SMI 205 EVENT SPONSORS Program on Values in Society and Department of Philosophy University of Washington In conjunction with the Ben Rabinowitz Symposium in Environmental Ethics, Interdisciplinary Climate Ethics DESCRIPTION "Climate Change and Hierarchies of Responsibility" Rob Lawlor Lecturer University of Leeds, U.K.
WHEN Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CAMPUS LOCATION Savery Hall (SAV) CAMPUS ROOM Savery 408 EVENT SPONSORS Program on Values in Society and the Department of Philosophy University of Washington Organized by Stephen Gardiner, Ben Rabinowitz Endowed Professor of the Human Dimensions of the Environment DESCRIPTION Participants: Brandon Derman, Geography Dr. Augustin Fragniere, Philosophy Joshua Griffin, Religious Studies Dr. Lauren Hartzell Nichols, Philosophy Alex... Read more
Nora Burnes transferred to the University of Washington this year and is a double major in Philosophy and Public Health with a minor in Bioethics and Humanities. Nora served for eight years in the Army as a medic and still serves in the Army Reserves. She is also a volunteer firefighter/EMT for South Bay in Thurston County. Additionally, she is the mother of four-year-old Aislinn and newborn Garrett. She took time out of her extremely busy schedule (which includes commuting to UW from Tacoma)... Read more

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