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Abramoff Talks Behavioral Ethics in Documentary Premiere

Ethics Unwrapped logo Thursday, November 15, 4 p.m.
Belo Center for New Media (BMC) 5.102
Followed by Q & A with Mimi Drumwright (Dept. of Advertising) and Robert Prentice (Dept. of Business, Government & Society)

The premiere of In It To Win, the 25-minute documentary of the Jack Abramoff story produced during his on-campus visit, celebrates the introduction of the new Ethics Unwrapped video series and learning tools. Featuring disgraced lobbyist and convicted felon Jack Abramoff, this documentary explores the internal biases and external pressures he faced—and to which we’re all susceptible—as well as the consequences of his unethical decision-making.

The Ethics Unwrapped series is an excellent resource for explaining key concepts in ethics and engaging students in discussions about ethical issues, and provides a platform for fostering meaningful discussions in the classroom. In addition to the longer documentary, which is accompanied by teaching materials developed by UT Austin faculty, shorter “concepts unwrapped” videos cover basic concepts in ethics education, business ethics, and the new field of behavioral ethics. Six shorter videos also supplement In It To Win, using Abramoff’s story to illustrate id