The Western Michigan University Center for the Study of Ethics in Society creates interdisciplinary opportunities for the University and Community to engage in public reflection about ethical issues.

Spring 2020 events

Don't miss the ethics in society lecture series. Details on spring 2020 programming coming soon!

Sign up for one of our book clubs.


Listen to the Ethics Center's latest podcast! Fall 2019 lecturer David Gunkel, professor of communication at Northern Illinois University, delivers his talk from Oct. 23 titled, "The Right(s) Question: Can and Should Robots Have Rights?"

A memorial fund has been set up for the Ethics Center's former associate director and co-founder, Dr. Shirley Bach. To donate to awards for an essay contest in her name, visit the giving page.