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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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Celebrating Juneteenth 2021

On June 19, 1865, Union General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas. He informed the enslaved African Americans of their freedom and that the Civil War had ended. This momentous occasion has been celebrated as Juneteenth — a combination of June and 19 — for more than 150 years. As we celebrate this newly recognized […]

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This is a Pandemic. Not a Game.

This blog post is a part of a series dedicated to highlighting the personal experiences of Maguire Center student staff member Rylee Bailey’s personal experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. The literature we read often reflects the world in which we live. In the age of COVID-19, more and more people are reading novels like The […]

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Good Capitalism Lifts People and Raises Happiness, says Doug Levy

Speaking at the Ethics, Trust and Transparency conference this week, Doug Levy is the CEO of imc² believes strongly in the power of capitalism and the importance of preserving the ethics within capitalism.

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The Difference in Transparency and Disclosure from Allan Sloan of Fortune

On Wednesday at the Ethics, Trust and Transparency conference, Allan Sloan the Senior Editor at Large for Fortune will speak on a panel dealing with financial transparency. “There’s a huge difference between transparency and disclosure,” says Sloan. “Companies, especially companies doing business on Wall Street, make endless disclosures-but they’re not necessarily of any use to […]

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We cannot rely purely on rules to govern ethical behavior, says conference speaker Judy Nadler

Senior Fellow in Government Ethics for Santa Clara University, and speaker at this week’s Trust, Ethics & Transparency conference, Judy Nadler explains, “The law is the floor, not the ceiling. Just because something is legal doesn’t mean it is ethical. It is critical to view ethics from a values-based perspective.”

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Ethics and Trust is Not a “One and Done” Activity, says Best Buy Chief of Ethics

Ethics is something that needs to continuously nurtured, invited and discussed says Kathleen Edmond, Chief of Ethics for Best Buy and speaker at the Maguire Center’s Ethics, Trust & Transparency conference. In an interview, Edmond said “One of the things that is imperative is we have to listen and invite the conversation” of ethics, trust […]

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Transparency and Accountability are Essential in Business, says Keven Ann Willey

What is the purpose of business? That’s the question Keven Ann Willey, Vice President and page editor of The Dallas Morning News, will answer while speaking on transparency and accountability at this week’s Trust, Ethics & Transparency conference. “We will be discussing what the purpose of business is,” said Willey.  “To maximize profits for shareholders? To provide desired goods […]

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Trust is Key to Business Development, says Keynote Speaker Matthew Harrington

The state of trust today across all institutions, whether government, business, media or non-governmental is extremely fragile says Matthew Harrington, CEO and President of Edelman and keynote speaker at this week’s Trust, Ethics & Transparency conference. “In this environment it behooves any organization to make building trust a priority,” said Harrington, “because trust, the belief that […]

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“Ethics, Trust & Transparency” Conference Will Be Streamed

Next weeks Ethics, Trust & Transparency conference on the SMU campus just got easier to attend with the announcement that the entire event will be streamed on the web. Every minute of the conference, beginning at 8:20 am, Wednesday, November 2, 2011 will be video streamed free-of-charge on the main page of the Maguire Center’s […]