TTU Ethics Center
The TTU Ethics Center Staff encourages the Texas Tech University community, and their families, to engage in social distancing and promote well-being during this time.
Ethics Center Events
Global Ethics Day
Additional details will be posted soon.
Rowe Fund Interest-free Loan Program
COVID-19 EMERGENCY AID TO INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
As part of the efforts of the Secretariat for Integral Development of the OAS to help mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Rowe Fund is offering $2,000 scholarships upon the approval of an interest-free loan to international students from Latin American and Caribbean countries currently completing their studies in the United States. Click here for application information.
We are working remotely with limited access to the Rowe Fund phone line. For questions, please e-mail us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Community Foundation of West Texas has a research scholarship available for student attending Texas Tech University. The deadline to apply is April 1, 2019. For more information please click on the link below.
*Please note that applications must be submitted online. Paper applications will NOT be accepted.
Lubbock Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Memorial Scholarship Fund
This scholarship was established by the former Lubbock Chapter of the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists. This scholarship is intended for students pursuing a PhD in the natural sciences. These include: Agriculture (scientific research areas); Arts and Sciences: Geologic Sciences, Mathematics, Biological Sciences, Physics, Chemistry and Biochemistry, and Environmental Toxicology (scientific research areas); Engineering (scientific research areas); and Human Sciences: Nutrition (scientific research areas).
Deadline to apply: April 1
2019 Award amount: $4,000.00 ($2,000 each semester)
The 5th Annual Global Ethics Day
The 2018 TTU Ethics Center in partnership with the Carnegie Council for Ethics in Internal Affairs celebrated the Fifth Annual Global Ethics Day "Ethics In Action". The event was held on on Wednesday, October 17th at the TTU School of Law, Lanier Auditorium.
Ms. Thi Kim Xuan Nguyen, Senior Ethics Officer, United Nations
- Ambassador Nestor Mendez, Assistant Secretary General, Organization of American States
- Nadia Flores-Yeffal, Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University, Department of Sociology
- Daniel J. Epstein, Course Developer, Texas Tech University, Department of Political Science
Let's Get Social
The TTU Ethics Center Blog Series on Ethics
"One of the points we try to get across is that ethics is not easy, especially when you're doing things that impact people's lives."
Click the link below to read the interview with Dr. William Marcy, Associate Vice President, Murdough Center for Engineering Professionalism.
A New York Times Article article written by Hai T. Nguyen, Research Associate, TTU Ethics Center