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.
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 […]
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 […]
We’re travelling to Central America for this week’s Public Service Fellowship Spotlight! Rising SMU junior Jessica Jancose is spending her summer volunteering in Cartago, Costa Rica on a project offered by UBELONG at a government-supported community center for the elderly. While the majority of our Public Service Fellows are serving right here in DFW, a […]
This week our Maguire Fellow Spotlight shines on SMU junior Shelby Hill. Shelby is volunteering at the Moorland Family YMCA in Oak Cliff, coaching youth sports and facilitating education enrichment programs. It is a hot summer afternoon, and just down the white stairwell at the Moorland Family YMCA in Oak Cliff, Shelby Hill and her colleagues guide […]
Thanks for joining us for the second Maguire Fellow Spotlight. This week we’re hearing from Parker Miller, an SMU rising senior serving the doctors, nurses and staff at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas and the Texas Institute for Surgery. Close your eyes (and internet browser) and try to name the hospitals in Dallas. Go ahead, try it. You […]
June 24 begins an exciting weekly profile from the Ethics Center targeting a Maguire Public Service Fellow who is dedicating time this summer to public service or ethical research. This week we’ll be visiting with undergraduate senior Claire Wilt who is volunteering with Bryan’s House, a non-profit caring for Dallas children diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and […]