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Build Your Own Ethical Corporate Culture, Association for Professional and Practical Ethics (APPE) Annual Business Ethics Luncheon

Richard Panico, president & CEO of Integrated Project Management Company, Inc., and Tom Carmazzi, CEO of Tuthill Corporation, will talk about how to build and maintain an ethical corporate culture. Panico and Carmazzi will share the many ways they get employees to buy into the ethical corporate culture, the tools they use to reinforce the values and expectations, and their favorite illustrative stories about their organizational culture.

APPE is a professional organization for both academics and practitioners. APPE's annual conference is being held in Chicago this year and the Institute is sponsoring the Business Ethics Luncheon.

When: Noon-1 p.m., Friday, March 2
Location: Palmer House Hilton, Room TBA
17 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603

Ethics of Makerspaces and 3-D Printing

Join us in DePaul’s brand new makerspace and idea lab for a short talk on some of the ethical issues surrounding 3-D printing, make-it-yourself physical spaces, entrepreneurship and much more. There will also be a 3-D printing demo, a tour of the Maker Hub, and food and drink.

Parking is available on Sheffield, between Fullerton and Racine or you can take the Brown/Red/Purple line to the Fullerton stop and walk two blocks west on Fullerton.

When: 5:30-7 p.m., Wednesday, March 7
Location: 2350 N. Kenmore Ave, Chicago, IL 60614 | Richardson Library in Lincoln Park, Idea Lab 2 (2nd Floor, Room 207)

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 17
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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