The Maguire Undergraduate Scholars for Ethics, funded
by the Maguire Center for Ethics & Public Responsibility, is a select group of four to seven undergraduate students whose purpose is to design programs addressing ethical and moral issues pertinent to the SMU community.
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Ethical Issues Faced by College Students
Over the last several years, M.U.S.E. has focused on issues such as:
- cocaine use on campus
- the use of Adderall, Ritalin, and other drugs as study aids for students
- the changing cultural perceptions of sex
- the civic duty of voting
- food deserts
Community-Wide Ethics Discussion
The MUSE Team has focused on these issues through such initiatives as:
- designing programs for Wellness classes
- making campus presentations
- holding a university-wide mock presidential election
- planning and leading conferences for the university community
MUSE strives to present all sides of moral and ethical dilemmas. Rather than promoting a particular perspective, the group seeks to educate members of the SMU community in a clear and unbiased way so that others can make their own informed decisions.
For more information, please contact the MUSE coach, Dallas Gingles, at email@example.com.