Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility

  • Who We Are



    Founded in 1995, The Maguire Center for Ethics & Public Responsibility is a university-wide center that supports student and faculty ethics-related education and activities.

    The Maguire Ethics Center seeks to recognize, honor and model ethical behavior; provide moral reflection on the contemporary issues; and celebrate ethics that reflect SMU's fundamental goals.

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  • News and Events


    Ethics Essay Prize: Undergraduate Competition
    September 3: Contest Opens
    November 1: Contest Submissions Due
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    Maguire Public Service Fellow Presentations
    Wednesday, October 28
    4:00 - 6:00 pm | Zoom

    Discussion and Debate: Is Social Media Good or Bad for Democracy?
    Wednesday, October 28
    6:30 - 8:00 pm | Zoom



    2019-20 Annual Report Available Now


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