Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

 

This email is being sent to all members of the Baruch College faculty.

For an archive of announcements sent from the Associate Provost beginning June 2011, click here.

 

Ethics Week 2014 (March 17-23)

 

Next week is Ethics Week at Baruch College. Please consider organizing some of your class time around issues of ethics, especially as they relate to your subject or discipline.

 

Abraham J. Briloff Prizes in Ethics

The winners of the Abraham J. Briloff Prizes in Ethics for 2013 will be announced during Ethics Week.

Featured Events:

Ethical Writing and Source Use (student workshop)

Monday, March 17, 12:30-2:00pm, NVC 8-190 

After this workshop, students who participate will be able to:

  • Describe the benefits to readers of a writer’s comprehensive, ethical attribution.
  • Accurately and fairly summarize a short, provided text.
  • Describe the rhetorical benefits of comprehensive, ethical attribution, such as establishing authority, earning readerly trust, supporting claims, and enabling writers to participate in scholarly conversations. 

Students should sign up via the Writing Center's online scheduler: https://bc.mywconline.com/

 

People, Not Profit: Merck’s Battle Against River Blindness

Tuesday, March 18, 12:45pm, Newman Library, Room 750

Roy Vagelos, Retired Chairman and CEO of Merck

Dr. Vagelos will speak about his research at Merck and the Mectizan Donation Program (MDP), known as a model for corporate social responsibility since 1978.

Inaugural seminar in the HSBC Student Series on Ethics and Accountability

Sponsored by the Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity

Complimentary pre-registration is required.

For more information or to register, visit the website or contact Matthew Lepere at (646) 312-3231 or matthew.lepere@baruch.cuny.edu.
Lunch will be served 11:45-12:45pm

 

Bounties for Bad Behavior: Rewarding Culpable Whistleblowers under the Dodd-Frank Act and Internal Revenue Code

Tuesday, March 18, 1:00-2:15pm, NVC 9-215

 Jennifer Pacella, Department of Law, Baruch College

Department of Law Faculty Scholarship Series
Lunch will be served at 12:30pm
For more information on this event or to RSVP, please contact Marie Wright

 

Of Trolleys and Transplants, Morals and Markets: the Bases of Ethical Decision Making

Tuesday, March 18, 6:00-7:30pm, NVC 8-210

 Steven Field, MD, is on the Board of Advisors for Baruch’s MA in Corporate Communication and serves here as Adjunct Professor.  He is Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at NYU School of Medicine, and Attending Physician, Tisch Hospital/NYU Langone Medical Center.

Sponsored by the Baruch Corporate Communication Graduate Student Association

For more information, contact Christina Genest at 646-312-3749 or christina.genest@baruch.cuny.edu.

  

 

Dennis Slavin

Associate Provost and Assistant Vice President

Baruch College, CUNY

646-660-6504 (phone); 646-660-6531 (fax)

Dennis.Slavin@baruch.cuny.edu

http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/provost/teaching_learning.htm