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February 8, 2018

Conversations in Bioethics features student work, panel discussion on Data Ethics

Conversations in Bioethics was hosted Feb. 1 and included a reception and gallery featuring student work, followed by a panel discussion on the year’s topic: data ethics. The event, hosted by the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, is supported by Georgetown alumna Fran Buckley.

January 31, 2018

KIE to host Chuck Todd, Cathy O’Neil, Mayra Buvinic, Rick Smolan in annual Conversations in Bioethics event

The Kennedy Institute of Ethics is holding Conversations in Bioethics Thursday, Feb. 1. This year’s topic is data ethics and will feature distinguished speakers, including Chuck Todd, NBC News Political Director and moderator of “Meet the Press”, Cathy O’Neil, data scientist and mathematician, author of New York Time’s best seller “Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy”, Rick Smolan, photographer, CEO of Against All Odds Productions, and New York Times best-selling author, and Mayra Buvinic, Senior Fellow, Data2X, United Nations Foundation. The event is also available via live stream.

November 30, 2017

Two Scholars inducted into Pontifical Academy for Life

Two Senior Research Scholars, John Keown and Daniel Sulmasy, have received the high honor of being inducted as Ordinary Members of the Pontifical Academy for Life (Pontificia Academia Pro Vita).

November 27, 2017

Ethics Lab hosts ‘designer turned activist’ Krystal Arnett Henson

Krystal Arnett Henson visited Ethics Lab last week to speak with students about her experience as a “designer turned activist.”

November 21, 2017

Senior Scholar Featured in PBS Documentary ‘Your Health: A Sacred Matter’

KIE Senior Scholar Daniel Sulmasy, MD, PhD, will be featured in an upcoming documentary titled “Your Health: A Sacred Matter.”

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