The Troy Moore essay contest is an annual competition that challenges Georgia State University undergraduates to analyze the urgent ethical issues confronting them in today's complex world. Students are encouraged to write thought-provoking essays that address ethical questions in a reasoned and rigorous way.
Congratulations to winners of 2012 -2013 Troy Moore Undergraduate Essay Contest!
1st prize: $250 Caitlin McCoyd, Gauthier’s Translucent Constrainers
2nd prize: $150 William Mason Arline, Graffiti and the Public Good
3rd prize: $100 Jamie Moon, Honest Intentions, Problematic Results: Sexual Identity Therapy
This year's suggested topics:
* Articulate with clarity an ethical problem or puzzle you have encountered and analyze what it has taught you about ethics, yourself, or the world.
* Carefully examine the ethical aspects or implications of a major literary work, a film, or a significant piece of art.
* What are the ethical implications of cultural and ethnic changes in the populations of the United States and other western democracies?