Character and the Professions Virtual Conference

Character and the Professions Conference

Thursday, March 18 – Saturday, March 20, 2021On March 18-20, 2021, Wake Forest Program for Leadership and Character will host a free virtual conference on Character and the Professions. This conference explores how virtuous character sustains ethical leadership across six professional contexts: business, divinity, engineering and technology, law, medicine, and public life. It brings together distinguished scholars and respected practitioners in each field, including former U.S. Secretaries of State, the Honorable Madeleine K. Albright and the Honorable Colin L. Powell, whose keynotes will preview Wake Forest’s upcoming Face to Face Speaker Forum. A plenary session will explore the relationship between diversity and character in various professional settings. Confirmed speakers include prominent scholars from Carnegie Mellon, Edinburgh, Harvard, Penn, Stanford, UVA, and Wake Forest. Register here.

Professor Luke Johnston to participate on Panel: “How Do the Humanities Help Us Survive a Pandemic?” February 4th, 6 pm

New Ideas Series provides Wake Forest faculty members a venue to share their scholarly work around academic themes with other faculty members and openly discuss these new frontiers of scholarship. Each event includes a panel of three faculty members. Each panelist presents on a topic for 8 minutes. After the… Continue Reading Professor Luke Johnston to participate on Panel: “How Do the Humanities Help Us Survive a Pandemic?” February 4th, 6 pm

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