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Hoffberger Center Presents Ethics Week, April 7-10

April 2, 2014
Contact: University Relations
Phone: 410.837.5739

The University of Baltimore's Hoffberger Center for Professional Ethis will present its annual Ethics Week series April 7-10, with a series of various events covering important topics from the worlds of health care, urban development, defense, and so on. The following events are free and open to the public, although an R.S.V.P. is required to attend. (Details on submitting an R.S.V.P. below.)

Monday, April 7

  • "James Rouse and the Ethics of Urban Development": 12:30-1:50 p.m. Learning Commons Town Hall, 1415 Maryland Ave. Featuring Lenneal Henderson, distinguished professor in UB's School of Public and International Affairs, senior research associate in the Schaefer Center for Public Policy, and senior Fellow in the Hoffberger Center.

Tuesday, April 8

  • "The Affordable Care Act: Ethical Implications of Healthcare Market Failures": This professional development conference will be held at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the Kossiakoff Center. Featuring Alan Lyles, the Henry A. Rosenberg Chair for Public, Private & Nonprofit Partnerships, and senior Fellow in the Hoffberger Center.
  • "Drone Warfare: Moral or Mortal?": 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. in the Student Center Bogomolny Room, 21 W. Mt. Royal Ave. Featuring Faheem Younus, associate professor of infectious diseases at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
  • "War on Poverty": 2-3:20 p.m. in the Student Center Bogomolny Room. Featuring Josh Kassner, associate professor in the Division of Legal, Ethical and Historical Studies and senior fellow in the Hoffberger Center.
  • "Snowden vs. NSA: What Side Are You On?": 5:30-8 p.m., Student Center Bogomolny Room. Featuring Fred Guy, director of the Hoffberger Center for Professional Ethics, and Richard Swaim, associate professor in the School of Public Affairs and senior fellow in the Hoffberger Center.

Thursday, April 10

  • "A Career in Ethics": 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. in the Learning Commons Town Hall. Featuring Virginia Rafalko Canter, ethics adviser for the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C.
  • "A Law School's Efforts to Reduce Truancy: Therapeutic Jurisprudence Applied": 2-3:20 p.m. in the Learning Commons Town Hall. Featuring Barbara A. Babb, associate professor in the UB School of Law and director of the Sayra & Neil Meyerhoff Center for Families, Children and the Courts.

To R.S.V.P. for any of these events, call 410.837.5379 or send an email to Hoffberger@ubalt.edu.

The University of Baltimore is a member of the University System of Maryland and comprises the College of Public Affairs, the Merrick School of Business, the UB School of Law and the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences.