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



    September 15, 2020
    Virtual Lecture with Susan Ware, author of "Why They Marched"
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    September 15, 2020
    Suffrage Tabling on Dallas Hall Lawn
    9:00 - 11:00am

    September 17, 2020
    Maguire Ethics Constitution Day Voter Registration Drive
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm

    September 3, 2020 - November 1, 2020
    Ethics Essay Prize: Undergraduate Competition
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    September 28, 2020
    Virtual Lecture with Sam Wang, Founder of the Princeton Gerrymandering Project and manager of the Princeton Election Consortium
    Register now

    October 15, 2020
    Virtual Lecture with Franita Tolson, Vice Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs of the USC Gould School of Law
    Register now

    Please visit our COVID-19 response page for more information on the Center's operations. Event updates will be posted here as they become available.



    2019-20 Annual Report Available Now


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