Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara CA  95053

Phone: (408) 554-5319

Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

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The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics focuses on Bioethics, Business Ethics, Campus and Government Ethics, and Character Education. Founded in 1986.

One of the preeminent centers for research and dialogue on ethical issues in critical areas of American life, the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics focuses on bioethics, business ethics, campus ethics, character education, and government ethics.

One of the preeminent centers for research and dialogue on ethical issues in critical areas of American life, the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics focuses on bioethics, business ethics, campus ethics, character education, and government ethics.

The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, located at Santa Clara University in Silicon Valley, California, is one of the most active centers in the world for studying and promoting practical ethics.

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Founded: 1986

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Past Events

Free Speech at SCU: Should Campus Policy Change?

Free Speech at SCU: Should Campus Policy Change?
12:00 pm - 05/16/2018

At Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

SCU Philosophy Professor Lawrence Nelson explores the ethics of free speech on campus. From controversial fliers to demands to punish language considered oppressive,...

On the Ethics of Making Technology Addictive

On the Ethics of Making Technology Addictive
12:00 pm - 05/02/2018

At Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

Vikram Bhargava, assistant professor of management Santa Clara University Leavey School of Business, will discuss the new ethical concerns raised by the common...

Informed Consent and Ownership of Human Biological Materials

Informed Consent and Ownership of Human Biological Materials
12:00 pm - 04/24/2018

At Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

Informed Consent and Ownership of Human Biological Materials: Reflections on New Frontiers in Scientific Research Speaker: Radhika Rao, professor of Law, UC Hastings...

The Slippery Slope to Corporate Corruption

The Slippery Slope to Corporate Corruption
12:00 pm - 04/11/2018

At Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

Aaron Beam, former CFO of HealthSouth, will speak on corporate corruption and the slippery slope that can lead to unethical behavior in organizations. What would...

Privacy, Personality, and Progress on Surveillance

Privacy, Personality, and Progress on Surveillance
07:00 pm - 04/09/2018

At Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

A talk by Joseph Cannataci, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy. Do I really have a right to the free unhindered development of my personality? Is this...

Robots Reading Theology: AI, Cultural Analytics & Machine Ethics

Robots Reading Theology: AI, Cultural Analytics & Machine Ethics
12:00 pm - 04/05/2018

At Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

As AI and robots become more sophisticated, it will become crucial that they align with human values. This presentation by Mark Graves will describe one attempt...

Webinar: Ethics in the Social Studies Classroom

Webinar: Ethics in the Social Studies Classroom
11:00 am - 03/13/2018

At Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

Ever wonder how we can teach ethics in schools? Join the Director of Character Education Yael Kidron on Tuesday, March 13, at 11 am PST (2 pm EST) to learn about...

The Science of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

The Science of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives
11:30 am - 03/09/2018

At Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

"The Science of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives: Sparking Transformative Solutions" Featuring *Jeff Flory, assistant professor, Claremont McKenna College, visiting...

Art Forgeries, the Art Market, and Ethics

Art Forgeries, the Art Market, and Ethics
04:00 pm - 03/02/2018

At Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

Juliet Wiersema, assistant professor of Art History, University of Texas San Antonio, will discuss art forgeries in pre-Columbian art. The online magazine ArtNet...

Conversation in the Jesuit Tradition: Reflections for a Time of

Conversation in the Jesuit Tradition: Reflections for a Time of
12:00 pm - 03/01/2018

At Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

Mark Ravizza, a Jesuit long involved with SCU on both the Philosophy Department faculty and at the Ignatian Center, will speak on the Ignatian tradition of conversation...

Employee/Applicant Data: The Interplay between Privacy and Diver

Employee/Applicant Data: The Interplay between Privacy and Diver
06:00 pm - 02/27/2018

At Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

With underrepresentation of diverse groups in the tech industry, and given that diverse workplaces can lead to better products and more successful companies, many...

Cybersecurity Ethics

Cybersecurity Ethics
03:00 pm - 02/15/2018

At Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

Experts from EY, Cisco, and WSGR will speak about what companies should do to respond ethically to data breaches and how the Internet of Things raises new ethical...

Minimizing AI Risks: An Agile Ethical/Legal Model for the Intern

Minimizing AI Risks: An Agile Ethical/Legal Model for the Intern
07:00 pm - 02/13/2018

At Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

Artificial intelligence expert Wendell Wallach will explore AI risks and ethical and legal implications. Wendell Wallach is a scholar at Yale University’s Interdisciplinary...

Online Rumors, Conspiracy Theories, and Disinformation: Informat

Online Rumors, Conspiracy Theories, and Disinformation: Informat
12:00 pm - 01/26/2018

At Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

Kate Starbird, assistant professor in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering at the University of Washington, discusses what alternative narratives...

Standards for Excellence Clinic

Standards for Excellence Clinic
08:00 am - 01/19/2018

At Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

A two-day clinic for organizations wanting to implement the customized Standards for Excellence. Speakers are Ann Skeet and Joan Harrington. (Standards for Excellence...

Joe Simitian on " Listening to Trump's America"

Joe Simitian on " Listening to Trump's America"
12:00 pm - 01/12/2018

At Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian shares his recent experiences talking to voters outside California. Supervisor Simitian recently traveled to three states,...

The Rule of Law and Ethics: How Personal Restraint Promotes Free

The Rule of Law and Ethics: How Personal Restraint Promotes Free
12:00 pm - 11/13/2017

At Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

SCU Philosophy Professor Brian Buckley presents on the rule of law and ethics. The concept of the rule of law developed in the early modern period in the West as...

AI: Ethical Challenges and a Fast-Approaching Future

AI: Ethical Challenges and a Fast-Approaching Future
12:00 pm - 10/24/2017

At Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

A panel discussion by SCU faculty on the implications of artificial intelligence for individuals and society. #AIethics Artificial intelligence has been big news...

Free Speech and the University Under Assault

Free Speech and the University Under Assault
07:00 pm - 10/02/2017

At Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

Nicholas Dirks reflects on the challenges of free speech on university campuses. During his tenure as chancellor at University of California, Berkeley, Nicholas...

Johnson Amendment: The Unique Political Role of Nonprofits

Johnson Amendment: The Unique Political Role of Nonprofits
12:00 pm - 08/22/2017

At Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

Ethics Center Visiting Scholar and columnist for National Catholic Reporter Thomas Reese, S.J. will discuss the Johnson Amendment, a U.S. tax code provision first...

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