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Ethics Horror Stories

October 27, 2022

In honor of Halloween, throughout the day the Office of Ethics and Policy will share news stories of ethical misconduct on the Ethics and Policy blog.

Causes and Outcomes of Persistent Unethical Behavior

October 19, 2022

Why does unethical behavior persist over prolonged periods of time—often as an open secret—in many workplaces? What makes institutions of higher education especially prone to such systems?

Bad City: A Conversation with the Author

October 17, 2022

Pulitzer Prize winning reporter Paul Pringle’s new book, Bad City, details his struggles investigating shocking misconduct by a former dean at the University of Southern California medical school.

Speak Up, Carolina

October 12, 2022

Join us in the pit for an information session with students, faculty and staff about SpeakUp Carolina, the Carolina Ethics Line.

So you Want to Work in Ethics?

October 12, 2022

The Office of Ethics and Policy has assembled several individuals who have careers related to compliance, ethics, and integrity.

Am I My Colleague’s Keeper?

September 29, 2022

Even when behavior is clearly impaired, incompetent, or illegal, how much can and should colleagues reasonably do to address the problems?

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.

Building Community as a Foundation of Ethical Leadership

October 26, 2021

As we live through unprecedented times, when so much that is deeply impacting our lives is completely out of our control, it is of utmost importance that we increase our capacity to demonstrate care for those within our spheres of influence.

Integrity in Action with Kim Strom

October 25, 2021

Using examples to inform and inspire, this presentation will unpack the motivations and measures used by people engaged in moral courage.

Sustainable Travel Panel

October 20, 2021

Join us over Zoom for a panel on sustainable travel with Josephine Piplits, CEO of TripDoodler, Mike Piehler, Chief Sustainability Officer and Director of UNC’s Institute for the Environment, and Tom Rhodes, Environmental Specialist for the NC GreenTravel Initiative – NC Department of Environmental Quality.