We’re excited to announce our bioethics course line-up for the Fall 2017 semester!
Undergraduate students from all across the university submitted scholarship, representing nearly twenty different majors at the College, SFS, and NHS.
On the first floor of Healy Hall, directly across from the Institute’s Bioethics Research Library, students are challenged to reflect and engage with each other on timely, real-life ethical issues.
The KIE is proud to announce Georgetown’s third-annual Bioethics Research Showcase, which will feature undergraduate research work in a campus-wide juried event in April 2015.
Joining a suite of cross-campus efforts aimed at the science and ethics of data, the KIE will sponsor a full year of data ethics courses in the Institute’s Ethics Lab.
Come check out our newest offering of courses that count toward the bioethics minor—now available for pre-registration.
Senior Research Scholar Rebecca Kukla publishes a paper in the journal of Social Theory and Practice on who should claim responsibility for enacting new climate change measures.
Explore the fall lineup of courses in bioethics for undergraduates and graduate students at Georgetown.
Last month, seven Georgetown undergraduates traveled to Cleveland, Ohio to compete in a debate-style bioethics bowl at the National Undergraduate Bioethics Conference (NUBC).
With nearly double the submissions as last year’s inaugural competition, the second Showcase event featured many student winners in a variety of categories.
The Bioethics Research Showcase at Georgetown, now in its second year, is open for submissions! Meet last year’s grand champion, Ali Carter (C’15), and learn about her winning submission.
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Regarded as being one of the two most historically influential cartoonists (along with William Hogarth), James Gillray is often remembered as the father of the political cartoon. His sense of the absurd, deep understanding of audience, and an expanse of resource helped him successfully execute satirical works calling the king, prime ministers, and generals […]
Student work featured in the 2015 Bioethics Research Showcase, interviews with student winners about their work, and an array of event photos and more are featured in this new gallery.
Winners in creative and analytic categories were selected by a jury of bioethics and disciplinary experts, and honored at the Showcase’s two evening events on April 15 & 16.