Topic: ethics

Letter: What’s the University’s moral litmus test for accepting donations?

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: What’s the University’s moral litmus test for accepting donations?

September 17, 2019 0 comments

The University’s decision to place Director of Development for Computer and Data Science Initiatives Peter Cohen on academic leave in the wake of reports that he helped conceal Jeffrey Epstein’s donations to Massachusetts Institute of Technology raises a broader issue.

CS department hires Ethics TAs

News, University News

CS department hires Ethics TAs

September 5, 2019 0 comments

Last spring, the Department of Computer Science announced the inaugural hiring of 10 Ethics Teaching Assistants, who will  develop and deliver curricula around ethics and society in five of the department’s largest courses. 

Gov. Gina Raimondo’s re-election campaign had a fundraising agreement with the Providence Democratic City Committee.

Metro, News

Financial ethics complaint against Raimondo dismissed

February 27, 2018 0 comments

On Feb. 27, the Rhode Island Ethics Commission voted 5-to-1 to dismiss an ethics complaint filed by GOP Chairman Brandon Bell against Gov. Gina Raimondo, according to a report released by the Commission yesterday.

News, Science & Research

Study analyzes, raises questions on institutional corruption

September 20, 2017 0 comments

Though institutional corruption may seem like something of the past, researchers examined how corruption remains prevalent today in a study.