Welcome to the Zag Environmental Ethics Lab (ZEEL), an experimental digital space where current and former Gonzaga University students explore the challenges of formulating and living up to their own environmental ethics. Take a look at the blog posts from students below. Leave a comment. If you are a current or former Zag and are interested in sharing some or all of your own environmental ethic, contact me. For more details on what ZEEL is and what we hope to accomplish, check out the inaugural blog post.
Thirty summers ago this year I was as young as my second daughter is old (eleven years old). Growing up in Idaho, most summers my sister, brother, parents, and I would go camping. For reasons I do not recall, this particular summer only the guys went. The location was also different and instead of heading … Continue reading Hagerman Rabbits
My name is Kiki Serantes and I’m an environmental hypocrite. From the comfort of my Seattle office, I drink coffee that has been through more countries than I have. When I can’t find what I’m looking for on the gaudy shelves of my favorite thrift stores, I’m not immune from that thrill of finding exactly what I … Continue reading It’s Time For Dinosaur Economy And Systems To Go Extinct
Keynote Address: Gonzaga University Academic Honors Convocation April 25, 2017 Brian G. Henning, Ph.D. The honors and awards you are receiving today are evidence that you are among the brightest and most dedicated students at Gonzaga. Not only do I applaud your accomplishments, I am eager to see your contributions to the world as you … Continue reading Graduating in the Age of Trump
I recently learned of this “Statement of Commitment to Ecocentrism” and thought that some of my current and former students might find it interesting. You can find the website here. You can even add your name in support, if you find yourself agreeing with it. For the purposes of our Zag Environmental Ethics Lab I’ll … Continue reading Statement of Commitment to Ecocentrism