The KIE is pleased to announce a new minor in bioethics, as covered in Georgetown student newspaper The Hoya. KIE academic program officers Laura Bishop and Matthew Burstein worked with colleagues in Georgetown’s department of philosophy to develop and administer the minor. “Any student with career interests in health care, biotechnology or the environment could […]
Current and recently-graduated students of the KIE are interviewed for this feature about their experience working in bioethics on the MA & PhD level.
KIE scholar Rebecca Kukla will head up the program committee for the Feminist Approaches to Bioethics (FAB) International Congress in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, this summer.
Inspired by work done by KIE director Maggie Little and colleagues on the Second Wave Initiative on research during pregnancy, two JHU graduate students presented research at the Women’s Health Annual Congress in Washington, DC.
Georgetown’s bioethics debate team traveled to the national rounds in Denver, CO, at the annual meeting of the National Undergraduate Bioethics Conference, featuring plenary speaker Temple Grandin, and won second place in the competition.
With support from the KIE and its Engaged Ethics Initiative, undergraduates Meghan O’Hearn, Meghan O’Reilly, and Joseph Mekhail will conduct an independent research project on diarrheal disease in Calcutta (Kolkata), India.
The KIE’s Bioethics Research Library welcomes Margaret Leist and Laura Ruth Barry as graduate fellows who will assist with programmatic development and library research.
After a year-long process, Georgetown’s first-ever Undergraduate Bioethics Society (UBS) now is an officially recognized student group at the University.
Georgetown’s KIE-supported undergraduate ethics debate team wins second place at a recent regional competition and earns a spot to compete in the national round.
Sponsored by the KIE, Georgetown sends its first-ever team of twelve undergraduates to compete in the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE) Ethics Bowl.
Georgetown’s first ever Bioethics Bowl team, with support from the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, placed second at the 2011 national competition.
A Georgetown student who proposed the Bleeding Disorders Screening, Awareness and Further Education (SAFE) Act of 2010 in his junior year has won a prestigious Mitchell Scholarship. Derick Stace-Naughton of Madison, Wisc., a senior who suffers from a genetic condition that prevents his blood from clotting properly, will use his Mitchell Scholarship to study health […]