If you’re a DePauw student who wants to go deep with ethics, the Prindle Institute has an opportunity for you. Whether you’re interested in being an intern at the Prindle Institute, a member of DePauw’s ethics bowl team or taking one of our quarter-credit reading courses, we’ve got something to offer you.
Ethics in Society Minor
DePauw University’s Ethics in Society minor fosters the discernment, reflection, empathy and critical thinking that students need to reason effectively through ethical questions – a central component of DePauw’s commitment to develop leaders the world needs. You can learn more about the requirements and why you might be interested in this minor by visiting the link to the right.
First-Year Intern Program
Are you a first-year student interested in exploring the critical issues of our time, seeking answers to complex moral problems, and learning how to become a better person? If so, the First-Year Internship at the Prindle Institute is for you!Learn more
Hillman Interns (supported by the Anne and Charles Hillman Student Intern Fund) are closely involved with the Institute’s events and programs. Hillman Interns create and promote Prindle Institute events, contribute content to The Prindle Post, help with educational outreach, or create their own individual projects.Learn more
Prindle Post Staff Writers
Prindle Post staff writers contribute weekly content for The Prindle Post in the form of ethics in the news articles and op eds. Staff writers are strong writers with an ability to keep up with and analyze current events and culture.
Ethics Reading Courses
Register for one of the Prindle-sponsored 1/4-credit reading courses! It’s a great way to weave ethics throughout your DePauw curriculum. Find the classes – listed as UNIV291 – in the Schedule of Courses.
Ethics bowl is a debate-style competition that focuses on contemporary moral problems. Unlike typical debate competitions, the judging criterion focuses more on key elements of constructing a well-reasoned argument in a civil manner. There are a few different ways you can be involved in ethics bowl at DePauw.Find out more about Ethics Bowl