2018 Bioethics Research Showcase Winners Announced

The Kennedy Institute of Ethics’ Undergraduate Bioethics Research Showcase, a juried exhibition of student work in a variety of categories, was hosted this spring for the fourth year. The Showcase awarded two Grand Champions, along with first, second, and third place winners across all categories. This year’s grand champions included Sam Lee and Maddy Rice.

One-Night Only! Derangements: Putting the Unthinkable on Stage

This year’s Bioethics Research Showcase will feature a one-night only performance of Derangements: Putting the Unthinkable on Stage, a series of short plays and performances inspired by our changing climate. The event will take place Wednesday, April 11, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. in the Healey Family Student Center Great Room, following the Gallery Reception. […]

Student Art Series: Erin DeSimone on the work of Vincent Van Gogh

Vincent Van Gogh, considered to be one of the most legendary painters in recorded history, was well known for his penchant for self-portraiture. A prolific artist, he drew and painted himself more than 43 times between 1886 and 1889. He said of portrait studies, “The only thing in painting that excites me to the depths […]

Student Art Series: Landon Naylor on the work of William Hogarth

The Rake’s Progress: Scene 8, The Rake in Bedlam (Oil on Canvas, 62.5 x 75 cm, Sir John Soane’s Museum, London) is one of a series of eight paintings by 18th century artist William Hogarth. Produced from 1732-33, the series was engraved and published in print in 1735. The series depicts the downfall of Tom […]

Student Art Series: Christy Slobogin on the work of Frans Halle

  Malle Babbe (Oil on Canvas, 28 x 25 in, Gemäldegalerie, Berlin) is a macabre work by artist Frans Hals. Most notable for his loose painterly brushwork, he helped introduce this lively style of painting into Dutch art. Painted between 1633 and 1635, this piece was traditionally interpreted as a genre painting in portrait format, […]

Student Art Series: Gabrielle Amoils on the work of Francis Bacon

Figure Study II (Oil on canvas, 145 cm x 129 cm, Huddersfield Art Gallery, Huddersfield) is unmistakably the work of Francis Bacon. An Irish-born British figurative painter known for his bold, emotionally charged and raw imagery, Bacon’s artwork espoused an existential dread that buffeted his reputation back and forth between equal parts revile and acclaim […]