The Western Michigan University Center for the Study of Ethics in Society encourages and supports research, teaching and service to the University and community in areas of applied and professional ethics.

Spring 2018 events

Don't miss the ethics in society lecture series this semester.

Our first book club of the semester starts Jan. 16. Sign up at


A memorial fund has been set up for the Ethics Center's former associate director and co-founder, Dr. Shirley Bach. To donate to a scholarship in her name, please visit the giving page.

The Ethics Center is accepting book club proposals for Fall 2018. Submit your proposal to by April 5.

The 2017 Ethics Bowl team finished its regional competition undefeated.