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Celebrating a Successful High School Educator..

The Prindle Institute welcomed educators from across the midwest and the country for an intensive week of learning and collaboration on the project of integrating ethics education methods and materials into high school classrooms. Educators teaching in grades 9-12 across a wea..

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New Faces at the Prindle Institute

The Prindle Institute for Ethics is delighted to announce two new additions to our team this Spring/Summer.

Joining our team this Spring, we’re excited to welcome Brian Cox as Accounts and Events Manager. Brian will manage all of the Prindle Institute’s phys..

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Job Opening: Manager, Campus Ethics Programs

Join the Prindle Institute’s excellent team this Fall as Manager of Campus Ethics Programs.

The Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics (JPIE) promotes interactive ethics education and programming. The Manager of Campus Ethics Programs will expand and maintain the ethi..

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Our Newest Teaching Children Philosophy Discu..

We’re always adding new discussion guides to our collection of Teaching Children Philosophy lesson plans. This year, we were excited to receive submissions from a class of undergraduate students at Northeastern University, a children’s librarian in California, and our own ..

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Prindle Institute Welcomes New Director Jeffr..

The Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics at DePauw University is delighted to welcome Associate Professor of Philosophy Jeffrey Dunn as its new Phyllis W. Nicholas executive director. Jeff has taught philosophy at DePauw since 2010 and has acted a..

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Andrew Cullison Departs

In December 2021, the Prindle Institute’s former director Andrew Cullison left to serve as the inaugural director for the newly-formed ethics center at the University of Cincinnati. The national search for the new director will begin in the spring 2022 with the hope of h..

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Teaching Children Philosophy New Website Laun..

The Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics at DePauw University is thrilled to announce the launch of teachingchildrenphilosophy.org, the new digital home for Thomas Wartenberg’s amazing collection of children’s literature modules.

Each book module allows educators of y..

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Black Lives Matter

Our mission at the Prindle Institute for Ethics is to foster ethics education, dialogue, and research. We spend our days discussing questions that expand our understanding of morality, our own values, and the values of the communities we live in..

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Hillman Intern Luka Ignac Receives Prestigiou..

Beloved Hillman intern Luka Ignac was awarded the 2020 Ferid Murad Medal from DePauw University in May 2020. Ignac was awarded this medal for his many intellectual achievements while a student at DePauw: “As a first-year student, Luka Ignac initiated DePauw’s Model Uni..

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All Prindle Institute Events Cancelled throug..

All Prindle Institute events previously scheduled for the spring semester and the summer have been cancelled in order to limit employee exposure to the virus that causes COVID-19 and encourage social distancing.

Here are the parts of the official message from DePauw Uni..

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Anne Frank Stichting Exhibition on View at th..

[Please note that this event has been cancelled due to concerns about the COVID-19 virus.]

From March 2-19 at the Prindle Institute, the public is invited to view “Let Me Be Myself,” an Anne Frank Stichting (Foundation) Exhibition. Read This

Prindle Institute to host its newest writer i..

Author and education consultant Maggie Schein is joining the Prindle Institute for Ethics as its newest writer in residence. Her two-year residency, which begins July 1, will be supported by a $100,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation...

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