Every year, the Center for the Study of Ethics in Society at Western Michigan University puts on multiple events to bring together students, faculty and community members as part of its lecture series. The center also sponsors a team in the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl.
- Bioethics conference–held March 17 to 18, 2016, in observation of the Ethics Center's 30th anniversary.
- Mini-conference on Ethics and Error in Medicine-held in March 2018 in partnership with the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics and the Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine.