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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. Andy decided that the opportunity was a good fit for his entrepreneurial spirit.

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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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The Prindle Institute a strong presence at AP..

The Prindle Institute made a strong showing at the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE) annual conference, playing a role in a variety of conference activities and providing students with opportunities to rub shoulders with e..

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DePauw class equips model UN attendees to con..

When Andrew Cullison set up a Prindle Institute for Ethics booth at the 2018 National High School Model UN conference, he found himself being asked the same question over and over: “What’s ethics?” As bright as the high school students att..

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Renowned Scholar to Meet with Putnam County E..

On February 21, renowned scholar Dr. Thomas E. Wartenberg is coming to Greencastle to assist approximately 22 Putnam County K-5 educators with exploring techniques for teaching philosophy and ethics to children.

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Express C.A.M.P. Achieves Education Goal

From July 9-13 the Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics hosted Express C.A.M.P., a summer enrichment program for local first- through fifth-graders. Over 60 Putnam County students participated in the week-long camp. While this was not the first ti..

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Tarana Burke’s Speech Rivets DePauw Com..

On September 6, Tarana Burke, Founder of the “me, too.” movement, came to DePauw University. Speaking before an audience of nearly 1,000 at Kresge Auditorium, Burke told students about her background and described pivotal moments in her life..

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Prindlepalooza 2018 A Success!

On Saturday, August 25, the Prindle Institute for Ethics hosted its annual Prindlepalooza event. This was the seventh installment of the event and with over 560 attendees, it was by far the best-attended Prindlepalooza.

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New Schaenen Scholar Welcomed to Prindle

Professor Jessica Mejia is the Prindle Institute’s new Nancy Schaenen Visiting Scholar for 2018-2019. In her capacity as the Schaenen Scholar, Professor Mejia will also serve as the inaugural Assistant Director for Academic Services at the Pri..

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