Date: Sun, 07/10/2011 – Sat, 08/06/2011

For Summer 2011, the Ethics Center launched a new educational partnership to promote interdisciplinary excellence in California high schoolsin collaboration with COSMOS (the California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science).

The inaugural “COSMOS Ethics in Science Essay Contest” recognized eight COSMOS students in the UCSD Summer 2011 program for outstanding analysis of the ethical dimensions of their own hands-on scientific research. Two of the 8 student winners were from San Diego:

And the grand prize winner was:

The remaining 8 winners included:


Flanked by COSMOS faculty, the students pictured here are: James Wang, Sunny He, Mukta Kelkar, Saho Arai, Brian Hou, Arjun Lakshmipathy, Joyce Zhang, and Jack Takahashi.

More information about the contest can be found here.