"The Nature of Heroism"
Andrew Bernstein, Ph.D. will present a public lecture on Monday, April 20th at 7:00 p.m. in the NTTC Auditorium. More
John Maynard Keynes: A vision for the future or a ghost from the past?
Richard M. Ebeling, a BB&T Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel, presented a public lecture on Monday, November 10th at 7:00 p.m. in the NTTC Auditorium. More
Mark Lance, Ph.D., professor of Philosophy and Justice and Peace presented a public lecture titled "Commodification Incarnate: What capitalism has made of us, and the potential for change" Thursday, April 25 on the campus of Wheeling Jesuit University. More
Is Capitalism Moral? A Conversation on Self-Interest
C. Bradley Thompson, BB&T Research Professor in the Department of Political Science at Clemson University and the Executive Director of the Clemson Institute for the Study Capitalism, presented a talk titled, "Self-Interest Rightly Understood" on Thursday, March 21, 2013.
The 2012 Election: Where Do We Go from Here?
Wheeling Jesuit University in conjunction with the Institute of Capitalism and Morality (ISCM) will host a panel discussion reflecting on the American election process and outcomes entitled "The 2012 Election: Where Do We Go from Here?" More
Professor to Speak on Virtuous Entrepreneurship at WJU
Rockford College Professor, Stephen Hicks, will present a public lecture on the virtuous entrepreneur at Wheeling Jesuit University on Wednesday, October 10. View lecture
Business Expert to be Featured in Wheeling Jesuit's Distinguished Speaker's Program
"Business Heroes in Fact & Fiction," will be the topic of a presentation by Dr. Edwin Locke, guest speaker from the University of Maryland, at the next Wheeling Jesuit Distinguished Speaker's Program. The talk is open to the public and will take place at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 18 at Wheeling Jesuit University's National Technology Transfer Center auditorium. More
Expert on Energy & Natural Resources is Next Speaker in Distinguished Speaker's Program
"Striking the Energy -- Environmental Balance" will be the topic of a presentation by Patrick J. McCormick III '77, Republican Special Counsel to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the United States Senate. More View PPT Presentation
Capitalism Series Featuring Professional Trainer & Consultant Andy Gillette
"Principled Entrepreneurship in the Firm" will be the topic of a business presentation at Wheeling Jesuit University at 7 p.m., Monday, Dec. 5. The second event in the Institute for the Study of Capitalism and Morality (ISCM) 2011 Distinguished Speaker's Program, this presentation will focus on Market-Based Management, a management philosophy that has enabled one of the most successful companies in the world, Koch Industries, to flourish over the past 40 years. More
Business Professor William Kline Opens Distinguished Speaker's Program
"Business IS Ethics" will be the topic of a public presentation at Wheeling Jesuit University at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 3. The first event in the Institute for the Study of Capitalism and Morality (ISCM) 2011 Distinguished Speaker's Program, the talk will be delivered by Dr. William Kline, from the University of Illinois at Springfield. The program will take place in the National Technology Transfer Center auditorium. More View Filmed Lecture
The Institute was founded in the spring of 2006 as a result of a
generous gift from the BB&T Charitable Foundation and is dedicated to an examination of
all aspects of capitalism and the promotion of an in-depth examination of a free
society. The Wheeling Jesuit University Institute for the Study of Capitalism and
Morality will sponsor a series of programs ( including lectures, seminars and
undergraduate courses) to advance its mission of providing a deeper understanding
of the moral, legal and economic foundations of such free society The Institute
will support the growth and development of teaching and research and also establish a forum
for differing opinions to promote an enhanced appreciation of the concept, operation
and effects of a Capitalistic system by engaging students, the broader Wheeling Jesuit
community and the community at large in programs and activities designed to stimulate
discussion of these important topics. The Wheeling Jesuit Institute will promote activities
which foster an all-inclusive discussion on such topics as:
- The moral structure of a free society.
- The role of government in a capitalistic society.
- The relationship between government and the individual
- The relationship between intellectual and economic freedom.
- The various philosophies of Capitalism and economic development