March Newsletter: March for Science

A Marathon in Antarctica and Marching for Science

This Saturday, April 22nd, is Earth Day. It is also a day when many will participate in the Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti rallies connected to the nationwide March for Science. A2Ethics members will join them. The March has many important goals, including strong support for government-funded scientific research, and a commitment to scientific education for all. The March is also a chance for ethicists to ask questions. How can we effectively expose the discrediting of scientific consensus and the distortion of scientific information to the public? Indeed, it is a perfect time to talk about the ethical role of science and scientists. For this reason, I invite you to think about your own science story and its impact on your everyday life. Here is mine. It is a story about quests…essential to any scientific endeavor. In my case, it is about the quest to do seven marathons on seven continents…

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Who will claim the title of Ypsilanti's Best Slammers in 2017?

Who will wear the Golden Winged Sandal for a year? 

Will it be the current champions "Ethics is our Nietzsche"? Or will "the abyss stare back at them"?

Please join us on Thursday, April 27th, beginning at 7:30pm at the ABC Microbrewery to find out.
 

 



 

An Ethical Victory: Wayne Memorial High Receives 'Spirit of the Ethics Bowl' Award at National Competition 


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UM...Get Togethers


April 25th--The Research Colloquium
sponsored by the U-M Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine (CBSSM)

May 21st--The Symposium
co-sponsored by the U-M Dept. of Philosophy Outreach program and A2Ethics 


Um...what more can we say? Just go!