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Ethics & the Common Good Project Announces 2018 Recipients of Student Project Grants

The Ethics & the Common Good (ECG) Project is pleased to announce the awards for the Fall 2018 Common Good Student Project grant cycle. Each year, ECG awards grants to students developing projects, research, and internships that align with ​the mission and goals of the Ethics and the Common Good Project.​ ECG particularly aims to […]

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Hampshire Huddle: Spinning a Relational Web

by Maya Sungold Sometimes it can be hard to feel connected to community on campus. To feel like you can show up somewhere, meet people you’ve never met before, get to know them in a real way, and be accepted and embraced in each others’ fullness. This year Ethics & the Common Good and Transformative […]

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Ethics & the Common Good Project Announces Latest Round of Student Project Grants

The Ethics & the Common Good (ECG) Project is pleased to announce the recipients of the ECG Fall 2017 Student Project Grants. Each year, ECG awards grants to students engaged in developing projects, research, and internships that align with the mission of the Ethics and the Common Good Project. ECG particularly aims to support community […]

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Cultivating Critical Connection: The Culture of Radical Engagement Residency

Ethics & the Common Good Project is deeply committed to cultivating our collective capacity for empathy, connection, collaboration, and action. We call this collective capacity relational leadership. Rather than focusing on building individual leadership skills, our approach is to use storytelling, empathic listening, and embodied practices to build strong bonds, bridge differences, and share leadership […]

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Ethics & the Common Good Project Awards 10 Faculty Course Development Grants

Ethics & the Common Good Project is pleased to announce our first round of Faculty Course Development Grant recipients. Ethics and the Common Good Project (ECG) offers funding to support faculty in the development of courses that focus on conceptions and problems of ethics and the common good, as well as possible means of addressing […]

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SHIFT Foundation Increases Gift to Hampshire Ethics Program to $4.59 Million

Expanded gift will endow a professorship in applied ethics and the common good, and courses and research on morality, ethical behavior and social institutions. By John Courtmanche A year and a half after Hampshire College launched its Ethics and the Common Good program with a private gift of $2.09 million, the donor has pledged $2.5 […]

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Hampshire College establishes program focusing on ethics and doing good in the world

By Judith Kelliher Originally published by the Daily Hampshire Gazette AMHERST— A new program offered this fall at Hampshire College will introduce students from all disciplines academic courses and other educational opportunities that specifically focus on ethics and what it means to do good in the world. The Ethics and the Common Good Program, initially […]

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Photos from our inaugural event: ‘What Kind of World Do You Want to Live In?”

Hampshire College formally launched the Ethics and the Common Good Project with a public presentation entitled Ethics and the Common Good: What Kind of World Do You Want to Live In? on February 12, 2015. The launch also included a series of workshops facilitated by author and Commons activist David Bollier and choreographer, performer, and […]

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Hampshire College To Launch Ethics Project

By Paul Tuthill Aired on WAMC, on February 4th, 2015 Hampshire College has been awarded a five-year $2 million grant from a private family foundation to launch a new project on ethical engagement and leadership. The Leadership and Ethical Engagement Project (LEEP) will be a resource for local institutions and organizations with core operating principles […]

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Hampshire College to Launch Leadership and Ethical Engagement Project

Project will provide a model for integrating a deliberate focus on ethics within the academics and culture of the institution, toward contributing to the common good. Hampshire College is launching a project focused on ethical engagement and leadership. The Leadership and Ethical Engagement Project will provide a model for integrating a deliberate focus on ethics […]

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