Gun Rights, Responsibilities, and Regulations - A panel discussion featuring Deputy Chief Kerr Putney, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, Chief Jeanne Miller of the Davidson Police Department, Captain Carolyn McMackin of Davidson College Public Safety, Dr. Lance Stell, Thatcher Professor of Philosophy and Director of Medical Humanities, and Dr. Andrew O’Geen, Assistant Professor of Political Science, moderated by Dr. David Perry, Director of the Vann Center and Professor of Applied…
Ending Impunity for Physicians Who Abet Torture by Dr. Steven Miles, Professor and Maas Family Endowed Chair in Bioethics, University of Minnesota. Cosponsored by the Medical Humanities Program, and funded by the Richard Davoud Donchian Foundation in support of a Vann Center lecture series on Ethics in Professional Life
Promoting the Rights of Children in the Midst of Armed Conflict by Ms. Zama Coursen-Neff Executive Director, Children’s Rights Division, Human Rights Watch. Co-sponsored by the Chidsey Center for Leadership Development and the Bonner Scholars Program
Mayo Clinic: Vann Fellowships for Biomedical Ethics Research as a result of a generous gift from Jim Vann (Davidson Class of 1950) and Lee Stanton Vann at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Fellows are selected through the competitive application process. Summer 2012 was the first Davidson College Vann Fellows Program. Pictured left to right: Dr. Jennifer McCormick, Ashley Parker, Ms. Katlyn Cook, Dr. Michael Brennan, Ms. Linda Matti, Spencer Wilson, and Dr. Paul Mueller.
Vann family and friends at the Center's dedication.
Dave Perry, Director of the Vann Center for Ethics, interviews Roger Goodell, NFL commissioner, prior to Q with a large audience in the Duke Family Performance Hall. This forum was one of the events held on the day of the Vann Center's dedication.
Jim Vann ‘50, Lee Stanton Vann, President Emeritus Bobby Vagt ‘69, and then President Tom Ross ‘72, immediately following the formal dedication.
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide is a passionate call to arms against our era’s most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women and girls in the developing world.
Mark your calendar for “Business Ethics in Today’s Global Economy” by Richard De George - University Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, of Russian and East European Studies, and of Business Administration, and Co-Director of the International Center for Ethics in Business at the University of Kansas December 5, 2012 7:30-9:00 p.m. C. Shaw Smith 900 Room, Alvarez College Union. Event is FREE and open to the public.