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Schools and the Path to Zero

December 21, 2020

Translating the latest evidence into clear recommendations, a multi-disciplinary group of experts delivers guidance on how schools and districts can reduce in-school Covid-19 risks for both children and adults to near zero. The key to opening schools safely? High quality infection control. 

During this year of the COVID-19 pandemic, the question of how to handle infection risks in schools has fueled heated debates and passionate pleas. Early on, in the absence of good evidence, schools quickly closed or moved to ad-hoc remote learning to keep students, staff...

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EJSCE Joins New COVID Collaborative

November 25, 2020

We are proud to announce that we have joined a new COVID collaborative working toward a comprehensive and coordinated national COVID response. The collaborative brings "the nation’s leading experts in public health, education, and the economy together with associations representing state and local leaders and vulnerable communities to take unified action to stop the spread, crush the curve, and safely and sustainably reopen schools,...

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Eight Harvard College Students Selected as Fellows for New Intercollegiate Partnership

November 20, 2020


Eight students from Harvard College have been named the inaugural Fellows by the Intercollegiate Civil Disagreement Partnership (ICDP), a new consortium of five institutions. They join other fellows from the four partner schools: 

  1. California State University, Bakersfield, CA
  2. St. Philip’s College, San Antonio, TX
  3. Santa Fe College, Gainesville, FL
  4. Stanford University, Stanford, CA 

The students were drawn from a wide range of backgrounds and all expressed a willingness to engage in dialogue...

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Non-profit Founded by EJSCE Undergraduate Fellow Named TIME's Best Inventions of 2020 List

November 19, 2020

Today, TIME named the non-profit Upsolve to its annual Best Inventions of 2020 list!

Upsolve, was founded by Rohan Pavuluri '18 in 2016 while he was an Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics Undergraduate Fellow. Upsolve's product manager, Nicholas Brown '22, is currently an Ethics Undergraduate Fellow on a leave of absence. TIME presented the award in recognition of...

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Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics Awarded Major Grant to Support Burgeoning Field of Public Interest Technology

November 10, 2020

The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics was awarded a Public Interest Technology University Network (PIT-UN) Challenge grant to further support the critical new field of public interest technology. The Center for Ethics was awarded funding to pursue the project, "Evaluating and Assessing Tech Ethics Education," which will evaluate and assess public interest technology education and pedagogy in collaboration with partners...

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