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Speak Up, Carolina

September 26, 2022

This event has been postponed until Oct. 13 due to inclement weather. Join us in the pit for an information session with students, faculty and staff about SpeakUp Carolina, the Carolina Ethics Line.

Big Lessons from Bad City

August 31, 2022

There is so much misconduct chronicled in Bad City that the “Varsity Blues” college admissions scandal ends up being a mere footnote.

On Transparency

March 30, 2022

“Sunlight is the best disinfectant”. This oft-heard (but less-often followed) call for transparency raises interesting questions. Is that even true? Surely chemicals disinfect better than sunshine.  And is sunlight only useful when conditions are already contaminated, or can it prevent problems from growing in shadows or darkness? Is there such a thing as too much sunshine?  Is this clumsy adage the best we can do in describing the merits of transparency?

Our Values: Under Strain

February 25, 2022

I’m taking a little detour from the use of this space to examine the possibility of shared values at UNC. Instead, I want to talk about what happens when people can’t live their values.

Our Values: On Accountability

January 31, 2022

In 2021 leaders in Institutional Integrity and Risk Management initiated a project to identify and promote shared principles. Campus consensus emerged around four principles: integrity, community, transparency, and accountability. This month’s focus is accountability.

Internship Applications Due Wednesday, Dec. 1

November 29, 2021

Come join the UNC Office of Ethics and Policy where you can learn all about what it’s like working for UNC, the ethical implications of policy writing and work on projects that directly benefit your university.

Congratulations Jen DeNeal

October 29, 2021

The Office of Ethics and Policy would like to give a huge shout-out to Associate Director Jen DeNeal for receiving the Kay Winjberg Hovious Outstanding Employee Forum Delegate Award!

Global Ethics Month Recap

October 29, 2021

The Office of Ethics and Policy has been very busy this month with all our Global Ethics Month events! This month, our staff and interns have worked hard to organize an awesome series of discussions and events.