March 26, 2020
KIE Scholars React to COVID-19
Acting Director of the KIE, Dr. Daniel Sulmasy, and Dr. Karen Stohr, Senior Research Scholar at the KIE, are answering “Ask the Coronavirus Ethicist” in daily posts in Washingtonian.
March 23, 2020
KIE Mourns the Loss of Senior Research Scholar Fr. John Langan
Fr. John Langan, SJ, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University and Senior Research Scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, passed away on March 20, 2020. He was 79.
March 11, 2020
KIE Update Regarding COVID-19
Georgetown University is moving all classroom instruction for all of our schools to virtual learning environments, beginning March 16 2020.
February 25, 2020
KIE Scholar Publishes Introductory Bioethics Book
Dr. Robert M. Veatch, Senior Research Scholar at the KIE and Professor Emeritus of Medical Ethics at Georgetown, has published a fourth edition of “The Basics of Bioethics.”
February 12, 2020
Philosophy Takes On BoJack Horseman
Dr. Quill R. Kukla, Senior Research Scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics and Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown, is taking an unusual path to engaging students to introductory philosophical concepts in her course Intro to Philosophy via BoJack Horseman in summer 2020.
February 5, 2020
Decades Later, Bioethics Research Library Still Going Strong
From the beginning the Bioethics Research Library was revolutionary in helping establish the resources for the cross-disciplinary field of bioethics.
January 27, 2020
Dr. Quill R. Kukla Awarded Humboldt Prize
Dr. Quill R. Kukla, Senior Research Scholar at The Kennedy Institute of Ethics and Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University, is one of 2019’s awardees of the Humboldt Research Award.
Intensive Bioethics Course 44
Join us at Georgetown University on June 4-6, 2020, for the 44th annual Intensive Bioethics Course (IBC). This world-famous course offers stimulating plenary lectures by eminent scholars and clinicians, followed by in-depth small-group discussions led by expert facilitators.