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Portland Business Journal - Focus on Ethics

In Spring 2022, the Dundon-Berchtold Institute partnered with the Department of Marketing & Communications and the Pamplin School of Business to release Focus on Ethics, a series of business-and-ethics related articles and multimedia pieces through the Portland Business Journal. With topics ranging from ethics-based local internships to ethics in sports, this series featured numerous members of the UP community and brought rich food for thought to the Portland business world.

Explore these articles directly at the links below!

Focus on Ethics

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Ethics research program puts big business questions into focus

Featuring DBI's Research in the Application of Ethics program, as well as faculty and student researchers from the Pamplin School of Business


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We can change the world together, if we start by listening

Featuring UP grad and Regent Kay Toran '64, President/CEO of Volunteers of America Oregon


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"Don’t run from it, run at it:" How embracing our duty to each other can create lasting change

Video clip from Ethics Week 2022 Panel "Where Do We Go from Here?" Featuring UP Regent John Marick, co-founder of Consumer Cellular; Theresa Vithayathil Edmonson, System Vice President for Spiritual Health at Providence Health; and UP grad Jim Etzel '85, CEO of Sport Oregon; with Michael Lewellen, UP's Vice President for Marketing & Communications


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How you play the game: The impact of ethics on the business of sport

Featuring UP grad Jim Etzel '85, CEO of Sport Oregon and Michael DeVaughn, Ph.D., Dean of UP's Pamplin School of Business


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Questioning company culture: Summer interns inspire thought-provoking ethics conversations

Featuring DBI's Ethics and the Professions Internship Program


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Avoidable headwinds: Aligning company values at all levels is crucial to long-term success

Featuring UP grad and Regent Tim Morgan '86, President/CEO of AAA Oregon-Idaho