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A2Ethics Youth Council launches its own #MadeYouThink campaign

Ann Arbor, MI – Each year, A2Ethics invites high schoolers with a demonstrated interest in ethics and philosophy to develop projects of their own design for the A2Ethics Youth Council. The intent is “to give high school students the artistic freedom to pursue and create a project of interest related to ethics and philosophy that has a clear purpose and is meaningful to others.” Prior Youth Councils have pursued a range of projects, among them a podcast series.

High School Ethics Bowl Teams from Michigan and New Jersey Explore Individual Responsibility and Moral Obligation to Others in the 3rd Virtual Six Feet/Two Metres Apart Ethics Symposium

High School Student Philosophers from Michigan and Manitoba Discuss Timely Topics at the Virtual Six Feet/Two Metres Apart Ethics Symposium

Talented “Visual Scribes” Chronicle and Curate This Year’s Michigan High School Ethics Bowl

Ann Arbor, MI – In February of this year, nearly 150 students, 30 volunteers, 26 faculty and philosopher coaches, and 50 judges gathered at the University of Michigan for the 7th annual Michigan High School Ethics Bowl. And for the second year in a row, they were joined by bold and daring student-artists who had volunteered to document and interpret the event through their real-time sketches and graphic impressions.

Questions on treatment of animals, grieving with virtual reality, school honor codes and coronavirus take top prizes

Ann Arbor, MI – High school students from across Michigan got creative over the past few months to write about the issues that mattered to them – and most notably, the ethical dilemmas that accompany them – in this year’s A2Ethics case competition.

Michigan’s Largest High School Ethics Bowl Ever Welcomes 14 Schools, Nearly 150 Students, 50 Judges and 26 Faculty Coaches

“Public Philosophy For All” fans convene in Ypsilanti for confounding questions and convivial commentary

Ann Arbor, MI – On the evening of April 18, Ypsilanti’s Corner Brewery became the ethics epicenter of Washtenaw County when four competing teams, members of the University of Michigan Philosophy Department, volunteers from host organization A2Ethics, and a devoted and curious audience launched the 10th Annual Big Ethical Question Slam.

MICHIGAN TAKES ON NEW YORK IN THE FIRST EVER “BOWL ONWARD” ETHICS CASE STUDY COMPETITION

Teams from Ann Arbor Huron High and New York’s Bethpage High School Compete in the First Virtual High School Ethics Bowl Follow-up Match

Nearly 100 Students from 10 Schools Defy the Elements to Participate in the Now-Legendary “2019 Polar Vortex Burst Pipe High School Ethics Bowl”

IN ETHICS BOWL VICTORIES, FIRST-GENERATION COLLEGE STUDENTS FIND TOOLS FOR SUCCESS

As the 2018 school year comes to a close, seniors on the Wayne High School Ethics Bowl team are celebrating both an impressive legacy and an exciting next step.

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