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Ethics workshop scheduled

NDSU’s Northern Plains Ethics Institute has organized a workshop on how ethics can play a more central role in the academic and local communities. Daniel Wueste, who created the Values-based Leadership Working Group, will facilitate the workshop, which is scheduled for Friday, April 4, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the NDSU Harry D. McGovern Alumni Center.

Wueste is director of the Robert J. Rutland Institute for Ethics and professor of philosophy at Clemson University. His work has appeared in several journals, including Cornell Law Review, Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, The Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, Teaching Ethics, Professional Ethics, Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, Critical Reviews in Biomedical Engineering, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, The Journal of the South Carolina Medical Association and Research in Ethical Issues in Organizations. Wueste also wrote the chapter on professional ethics in “The Biomedical Engineering Handbook” and the chapter on biomedical ethics in “The Encyclopedia of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering.”

Wueste has led seminars on professional ethics for architects, lawyers, social workers, engineers and hospital administrators, as well as workshops for researchers, faculty and professional academic staff at colleges and universities in the United States and abroad.

He is a senior fellow of the International Center for Academic Integrity and completed his second term as president of the Society for Ethics Across the Curriculum in 2012. He recently was elected to a four-year term on the executive board of the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics. He earned his master’s degree in philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and his doctorate in philosophy at Washington University in St. Louis. His primary research interests are legal philosophy and practical and professional ethics.

For workshop registration and requests for accommodation, contact Dennis Cooley, institute associate director, at or 701-231-7038.

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