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EAC 2.0: Ethics of Automation

Automation is changing our world every day, and the impact will touch people in every industry from the ground floor to the executive suite. Faculty are invited to learn about the ethical implications of this technological revolution in a special one-day session of Ethics Across the Curriculum.

More information to follow.
When: 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m., Friday, April 27
Location: DePaul Center Loop Campus, 11th floor, DePaul Club
1 E. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604


Now Accepting 2018-2019 Wicklander Fellowship Applications

The Institute for Business and Professional Ethics is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 Wicklander Fellowship.

Wicklander Fellowship Award Details

The fellowship pays the awardee a $5,000 stipend paid during the course of the academic year, a $2,000 summer stipend and a professional development fund of $5,000 to cover travel, supplies, etc. that can be used during a two-year period. When possible, faculty are given a one-course teaching reduction during the year of the fellowship, which is up to the discretion of your department.

There is an expectation that you will publish the research produced during your time as a Wicklander Fellow and that you will submit the published work to IBPE once the article, book, book chapter, etc. has been sent out for publication. All applicants must include a line in their cover letter indicating that they understand and will fulfill this publishing expectation.

Faculty receiving the award are expected to give the annual Wicklander lecture, usually scheduled in late May/early June.

Interested faculty should prepare a one- to three-page description of their proposed research project as it relates to applied or professional ethics, a letter from their chair or dean supporting the nomination, a cover letter (including the language mentioned above) and their CV.

Application deadline: Friday, April 20

Please send the documents to Institute for Business and Professional Ethics, DePaul University 1 E. Jackson, Suite 5000, Chicago IL 60604 or electronically to  For further questions contact Summer Brown at (312) 362-8786 or by email at

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