The Augustana Center for the Study of Ethics administers an annual Ethics Essay Contest. Essays are judged on the basis of clarity, appropriate use of ethical ideas, theories and principles in addressing and clarifying the topic; depth, insight and creativity of analysis; thoughtfulness and plausibility of supporting arguments for position taken.
Submissions from 2016
The Ethical Issues of Dumping Electronic Waste in India, Krista E. Dawson
Sexual Morality and Owning Our Own Bodies, Sarah E. Foreman
Abortion in Paraguay Case Study, Eileen A. Ruppel
Submissions from 2015
Presumed Versus Explicit Consent in Regards to Organ Donation, Natalie A. Lamy
My Water, My Rights: Ethics and Implications of Water Privatization, Rachel Vandermyde