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2016 Essay Prize Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the third annual Richard T. Schellhase Essay Prize in Ethics.

And a special thanks to Will Abele, the contest’s donor and originator, and to the U-Imagine Center!

1st prize and $3,000

Alex Lowe
“Reparations for Racism: Why the Persistence of Institutional Racism in America Demands More than Equal Opportunity for Black Citizens”

2nd prize and $2,000

Jordan Ostrum
“Feminist Futures and Campus Changes: Dismantling Ursinus College’s Greek Life”

3rd prize and $1,000

Alicia Baker
“Raj Rajaratnam: Cheater”

Honorable Mentions

Meg McTaggart
“The Ethics of Recruitment Restrictions in the Military”

Grace Barter
“The Art of Avoidance and Its Ethical Implications

Erin Klazas
Walking with Privilege: Black Shadows in a White Cave: An Autoethnography As Told By a Small Town Girl”