Applications are being accepted by the Dundon-Berchtold Institute for the 2016-17 Ethics Curriculum Fellowship. One $10,000 grant will be awarded for the 2016-17 academic year for a team of two faculty members and two students, all from the same major. Funds will be paid as $2,500 stipends to each of the two faculty members and $2,500 financial aid scholarships to each of the two students. The team will research, develop, replicate, and implement applied ethics scenarios into the course curriculum or major related to and complementing the PHL 220: Ethics course. Dundon-Berchtold Faculty Fellows will participate in three brief colloquia on classical methods in ethics facilitated by UP philosophy faculty during the Fall 2016 Semester.
During this academic year, the current teams of Dundon-Berchtold Faculty Fellows and Student Scholars working on Ethics Curriculum Fellowships are:
- Hannah Callender, Stephanie Salomone, Tangereen Claingbold, and Branwen Schaub, mathematics: “Infusing Upper Division Mathematics Courses with Intentional Writing about Belief and Use of Assumptions”
- Heather Dillon, Tim Doughty, Claire Pfeiffer, and and Ryan Barr, mechanical engineering: “Engineering a Change”
- Lauretta Frederking, Anne Santiago, Jenna Kunz, and Everett McLean, political science: “Political Problems—Ethical Opportunities”
Application letters of no more than 1,000 words providing a basic plan and outline of the project must be submitted to Dan McGinty, provost’s office, at email@example.com by Friday, April 15.