This week, two graduates from the KIE doctoral program, Dr. Thaddeus Pope and Dr. Carol Taylor, were elected to serve on the board of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities.
Hosted by KIE Sr. Research Scholar Henry Richardson, this one-day pre-conference event before the annual Human Development and Capabilities Association (HDCA) conference will take stock of the current state of global justice theorizing. Registration is required.
In collaboration with the Red House curriculum incubator, and under the aegis of the Designing the Future(s) of the University Initiative, faculty of the KIE and its EthicsLab are working to reinvent undergraduate education at Georgetown.
Georgetown’s The Hoya spotlights alumna Kathy Hugin’s $3.6 million gift to fund a faculty chair at the KIE and the KIE’s Ethics Lab to honor her late father.
The Introduction to Bioethics massive open online course (MOOC) that debuted on edX last April will be preserved for posterity in a university-wide repository.
MOOC team members Dr. Karen Stohr and Dr. Kelly Heuer speak about opportunities and challenges for bioethics as a field in the context of the revolution of higher education.
The KIE’s Bioethics Research Library sent Senior Library Advisor Doris Goldstein and KIE Academic Program Officer Laura Bishop on a grant-funded research trip to India.
Information specialists at the KIE’s Bioethics Research Library complete a grant-funded National Human Genome Research Institute project to preserve genetic research resources.
The KIE had a strong presence at this year’s meeting of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH) in Minneapolis, with contingents from the Library and Journal in the exhibition hall and several scholars and students giving talks.
Funded by a grant from the National Sciences Foundation (NSF), the KIE hosts the first of a series of high-level meetings on animal research ethics with colleges across the country.
As part of this year’s New Student Orientation Program, the KIE welcomed students with a program called “Brave New World? Bioethics and the Future of Health Care.”