2020 Senior Conference - The Ethics of Civility

The 2020 Alfie Scholars Senior Conference took place on August 21-22, 2020.

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Friday, August 21st
10:20 AM

Digital Addiction: Is It Time To Log Off?

Sophie Zandel, Seattle University

10:20 AM - 10:45 AM

10:45 AM

The Ethical Positions of Physician-Assisted Suicide/Withholding or Withdrawing Life-Sustaining Treatment in Patients with a Terminal Illness

Adrian Nava, Seattle University

10:45 AM - 11:10 AM

11:20 AM

When It Is Not Safe to Stay Home: How the Coronavirus Pandemic Led to a Rise in Domestic Violence Against Women

Richard Pallangyo, Seattle University

11:20 AM - 11:45 AM

11:45 AM

Distance Learning: Exposing The Existing Inequalities In Education

Mariah Moreno, Seattle University

11:45 AM - 12:10 PM

12:50 PM

Invisible Heroes: Undocumented Immigrant Essential Workers

Elizabeth Vargas, Seattle University

12:50 PM - 1:15 AM

1:15 PM

Amid a Global Pandemic, a Global Community is Forgotten: Amplifying the Voices in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community

Lorra Hernon, Seattle University

1:15 PM - 1:40 PM

Saturday, August 22nd
10:10 AM

Diamonds Hidden in the Depths: What Your Textbook Never Told You

Haley Cummins, Seattle University

10:10 AM - 10:35 AM

10:35 AM

What to do When the March is Over

Hailey McNally, Seattle University

10:35 AM - 11:00 AM

11:10 AM

Money in Politics: What Can’t Money Buy?

Ernesto Chacón, Seattle University

11:10 AM - 11:35 AM

11:35 AM

COVID 19 Vaccine Trials in Africa: The Ethics of Clinical Trials

Christiana Tembo, Seattle University

11:35 AM - 12:00 PM