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.
The second iteration of this path-breaking course features ten weeks of refreshed and expanded content on a custom-built platform.
The KIE’s Undergraduate Bioethics Research Showcase, a juried exhibition of student work in a variety of categories and disciplines, features submissions from a surprising array of schools, majors, and class years.
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.
Jake Earl offers a unique take on certain issues in parenting ethics via an imaginary “Baby Lottery” to randomly redistribute newborns among parental applicants.
Colin Hickey’s Spring 2015 “Debates in Bioethics” class blends the curricular and the extra-curricular, with case-based learning and an opportunity for select students to compete on Georgetown’s national-champion debate team.
Dr. Emily Evans, who wrote her 2014 dissertation under the KIE’s Tom Beauchamp and Madison Powers, has been appointed a program officer at PCORI.
Georgetown’s first-ever Bioethics Research Showcase will feature undergraduate research work in a campus-wide juried event in April 2015.
High schoolers from a local high school visited the KIE’s Bioethics Research Library as part of an annual tradition uniting bioethics and classic literature.
Elisa Hurley, PhD, has been named executive director of the Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R) global nonprofit organization.
KIE graduate fellow Travis Rieder discusses the ethics of massive open online courses in The Hoya, taking a critical look at the KIE’s own MOOC, due out this spring on the edX platform.
The KIE is pleased to welcome two undergraduate research associates for work on issues in women’s health, research, and the environment.
Georgetown’s winning bioethics debate team is interviewed about their recent triumph at the 2013 national competition, held in Georgetown’s own Gaston Hall.
Graduate student Kelly Heuer has been awarded not one, but two competitive dissertation completion fellowships to fund a final year of research for her PhD dissertation.
In this editorial in The Hoya, PhD candidate Yashar Saghai, whose dissertation is being supervised by KIE faculty, looks at paternalistic health laws across the US and argues that they don’t go far enough.
On November 10th, Georgetown’s Ethics Bowl team traveled to the University of Baltimore to compete with 13 other teams in a debate-style competition sponsored by the the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE). Georgetown took first place in the Mid-Atlantic regional competition after winning every single round, and the team will now compete in […]