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Ethics and Society News

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Ethics and Society Fall Admissions

The Master's in Ethics and Society program is accepting applications on a rolling basis for Fall 2018 admission. Merit-based assistantship opportunities (which provide a stipend and partial tuition scholarship) and tuition discounts may still be available. Please contact Dr. Celia Fisher for more information. We also warmly invite students to schedule a time to visit Fordham and meet with program faculty and students.

Ethics Center Blog and Twitter Feed

Our Ethics and Society blog serves as a source for news and analysis of issues relating to ethics. Below are some posts from the past year, many written by Ethics and Society students and faculty. And don't forget to follow us on Twitter and "like" us on Facebook!

Alumni Achievements and Careers

Read about our Ethics and Society graduate's recent achievements and careers. Alumni will also be on hand at our Careers in Ethics panel to discuss ethics-related jobs and careers.

Recent Ethics and Society Events

The Ethics Center hosts exciting lectures and conferences on topics of contemporary social debate. Events from the past year included:

Learn more about our events.

May Intensive Course: Theories and Applications in Contemporary Ethics

Fordham's Master of Arts in Ethics and Society will offer its annual week-long intensive course, Theories and Applications in Contemporary Ethics during May 22-24, 2018. The course features cross-disciplinary learning with 6 faculty presenting foundations and applications in contemporary ethics. Topics from the 2016 course included:

  • Foundations in Professional Ethics and Sociology. Special Topic "Moral Stress and Responsibilities toward Vulnerable Populations"
  • Foundations in Biology and Theology. Special Topic "Environmental Ethics: Theological and Scientific Perspectives"
  • Foundations in Philosophy and Theology. Special Topic "Philosophical and Economic Frameworks on Inequalities and Disparities "

Santander Universities/Ethics and Society Scholarship

The Fordham/Santander Universities International Scholarship in Ethics Education provides funding to international students for graduate-level study of ethics at Fordham University's Master's program in Ethics and Society.

Please be sure to visit our Master's in Ethics and Society website for updates, additional information about the program and our faculty, and the link to Fordham's online application system.

Please feel free to contact the program director with any questions or if you would like to discuss the program in more detail.