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.

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Submissions from 2016

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The Ethical Issues of Dumping Electronic Waste in India, Krista E. Dawson

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Sexual Morality and Owning Our Own Bodies, Sarah E. Foreman

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Abortion in Paraguay Case Study, Eileen A. Ruppel

Submissions from 2015

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Presumed Versus Explicit Consent in Regards to Organ Donation, Natalie A. Lamy

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Ethical Concerns & Misconceptions in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Makenzie Logan

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The Search for Justice in a War-Filled World: Implementing the Just-War Theory, Hannah Schaefer

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My Water, My Rights: Ethics and Implications of Water Privatization, Rachel Vandermyde