Mendoza to present annual Ethics Week series

by Kathleen Joyce

The first presentation of the Mendoza College of Businessannual Ethics Week lecture series, Feb. 14 to 17 (Monday to Thursday), at the University of Notre Dame will feature Paquita Friday, assistant professor of accountancy.

Titled “Ethics and Earnings Management,” the lecture will begin at 12:30 p.m. Feb.14 in the Giovanni Commons of Mendoza.

The goals of Ethics Week are to encourage the discussion of ethical matters in undergraduate and graduate classes and to establish a foundation for future ethical discussions in and out of the classroom.

All Ethics Week events will be held at 12:30 p.m. in Giovanni Commons. Other topics and speakers in the series are:

Feb. 15 - “Striking a Balance: Designing a Life of Significance,” Genelle King, training consultant, King Communications

Feb. 16 - “Ethics and the Media,” Jim Behling, president, WNDU-TV; John Dille, president, Federated Media; Tim Harmon, managing editor, South Bend Tribune; panel moderator: David Hayes, Gigot Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Mendoza College of Business

Feb. 17 - “Sports and the Media: An Examination of the Ethical Elements,” Ron Koperski, professor, Bradley University

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