Ethics and Engineering

Frances Haugen '06, a member of the first graduating class of Olin College revealed herself recently as the Facebook whistleblower. Haugen says she wants to make social media better, to serve society better and those that taught her at Olin are sharing what she was like in class, while taking the opportunity to reiterate the case for ethics in engineering education.

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Olin Considers Consequences

Olin College students are increasingly putting ethics at the center of their design. And concepts like “design refusal” are gaining traction in the curriculum through the work of Assistant Professor of Social and Computer Science Erhardt Graeff and Visiting Assistant Professor Zachary Del Rosario '14 and Olin students.

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