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2022-2023 SMU Maguire Ethics Center Annual Report Now Available

Dear Maguire Ethics Center Supporters, It brings me great joy to share with you the Maguire Ethics Center’s 2022-2023 Annual Report. This year’s report is not just a collection of facts and figures; it’s a story of collaboration and shared values that have defined our journey. The various events hosted by the Ethics Center are […]

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Meet the 2023 Cohort of Maguire Public Service Fellows

The Maguire Ethics Center is proud to announce its 2023 cohort of Public Service Fellows– nine SMU undergraduate and graduate students who will dedicate their summer to public service and ethics research. The Maguire Center, with financial assistance from the Irby Family Foundation, awards summer fellowships to SMU students who wish to devote time to […]

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Veterans Day 2022: Here’s How to Celebrate in Dallas

What began as a day to reflect upon the heroism of those who died during the Great War, we now honor veterans who participated in all wars for their patriotism, love of country, and service and sacrifice for the common good on November 11, Veterans Day. Here are a few ways you can celebrate U.S. […]

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Veterans Day 2022: Here’s How to Celebrate in Dallas

What began as a day to reflect upon the heroism of those who died during the Great War, we now honor veterans who participated in all wars for their patriotism, love of country, and service and sacrifice for the common good on November 11, Veterans Day. Here are a few ways you can celebrate U.S. […]

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SMU Votes: A 2022 Texas Midterm Election Informed Voting Guide

Informed voting is essential to the democratic process. An informed voter is better able to use their vote to express their concerns and advocate for what they care about. It’s important to be an informed voter, so you can choose the best candidate that aligns with your values.   Finding Information About Candidates Depending on […]

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Healthcare and Human Flourishing Research Cluster Convenes for the First Time

Looking to learn more about the intersection of bioethics, moral reasoning, and political philosophy, the Maguire Ethics Center along with other participants from SMU, Houston Methodist Hospital, and SMU’s Perkins School of Theology convened the interdisciplinary research cluster and reading group, “Healthcare and Human Flourishing.”  Funded in part by the Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute, the […]

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2021-2022 Ethics Center Annual Report Now Available

As the fall 2022 semester approaches, the Ethics Center is reflecting back on a year of events, research and connection on the Hilltop. To learn more about the Maguire Center’s engagement, we hope you’ll view the 2021-2022 Annual Report. Click here to view the report in its entirety.

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Maguire Board member honored with proclamation from Dallas County, Texas House of Representatives

In the wake of the January hostage situation at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas, Imam Dr. Omar Suleiman, founder and president of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research and Maguire Ethics Center Advisory Board member, was honored with a proclamation from Dallas County last week presented by Commissioner Dr. Elba Garcia, and also received […]

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2021 Undergraduate Ethics Essay Prize Winners Announced

The Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility at Southern Methodist University is pleased to announce the winners of the second annual Undergraduate Ethics Essay Prize. The essay contest was launched in 2020 to celebrate our 25th anniversary, as a means to encourage the development of ethical discernment, imagination, and thoughtful reflection among […]

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ACCESSIBLE AIR TRAVEL ADVOCACY TAKING OFF: Public Service Fellow Brady Martin partners with All Wheels Up leading grassroots advocacy efforts for wheelchair accessibility on airplanes

The Maguire Ethics Center welcomes you to our second 2021 Maguire Public Service Fellow spotlight. This week’s post features Public Service Fellow Brady Martin and his work with All Wheels Up advocating for wheelchair space on aircrafts. While catching a flight remains a simple part of life for most people, those flying as a wheelchair […]