Writing Climate Now

"Writing Climate Now" is a roundtable discussion of strategies for writing persuasively and accurately about environmental disaster and climate change. Pessimism or optimism? Scientific or poetic? We will discuss matters of tone, audience, venue, and tactics with four local writers

Gary Cohen Talks Fearless Leadership in the Age of Planetary Health

Join the School of Nursing and Health Studies, the Mid-Atlantic Center for Children's Health and the Environment at NHS, and the Georgetown Environment Initiative for a talk with Gary Cohen, co-founder and president of Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth.

NIH Colloquium: Melanie Boly

Melanie Boly of the University of Wisconsin for this semester's first meeting of the Joint Colloquium in Bioethics.

The SUPPORT, BOOST, and COT Trials: Facts and Controversy

The Inter-Institute Bioethics Interest Group will meet to discuss the adequacy of consent in clinical trials, specifically the appropriate content within consent forms for specific trials and guidelines.

Towards Positive Collaboration in Online Learning Environments

PhD researcher Daniel Davis will share findings from the empirical literature on fostering productive collaboration and civil engagement in online learning settings.

A Conversation with Garry Kasparov: “Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins”

Legendary chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov joins the KIE, The Center for Jewish Civilization, and Georgetown's Department of Computer Science for a lunch and conversation on his new book, "Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins."

Providers, Parents & Privacy: Ethical issues surrounding social media use in pediatrics

The Inter-Institute Bioethics Interest Group will meet to discuss how the internet and health information relate to the pediatric population. Dr. Silvana Barone joins as speaker.

“Virtue Ethics and Feminism” with Karen Stohr

Senior Research Scholar Karen Stohr will speak at the final JBC of this Spring followed by an informal dinner.

Inter-Institute Bioethics Interest Group: Medicaid and Hepatitis C

Monday's meeting of the Bioethics Interest Group will discuss whether it is ethical for state Medicaid programs to restrict coverage for new Hepatitis C medications on the basis of drug or alcohol use.

A Discussion on Surrogacy with Martín Hevia

The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law welcomes Martin Havia, Executive Dean of the Universidad Torcuato di Tella School of Law, for a discussion on surrogacy.

America’s Deadly Opioid Epidemic: Is There a Path Forward? Travis Rieder speaks at NIH

Join us at the NIH for a presentation by former KIE alum Travis Rieder. His talk, "America’s Deadly Opioid Epidemic: Is There a Path Forward?" concerns the Opioid Dilemma: how do we prevent the predictable harms of widespread opioid prescribing without harming pain patients?

NIH Colloquium: Alison Jaggar

Alison Jaggar of University of Colorado-Boulder will speak at this semester's final meeting of the Joint Colloquium in Bioethics.

NIH Colloquium: Hilde Lindemann

Hilde Lindemann of Michigan State University will speak at this semester's fourth meeting of the Joint Colloquium in Bioethics.

Rescheduled: NIH Colloquium: Elizabeth Barnes

Elizabeth Barnes of UVA will speak at this semester's third meeting of the Joint Colloquium in Bioethics.

NIH Colloquium: Rebecca Kukla

The KIE's own Rebecca Kukla will speak at this semester's second meeting of the Joint Colloquium in Bioethics.

NIH Colloquium: Rosie Tong

Rosie Tong of UNC Charlotte will speak at this semester's first meeting of the Joint Colloquium in Bioethics.

Disability Studies Initiative presents Timothy Shriver: “Fully Alive” Lecture & Discussion

Timothy Shriver, Chairman of Special Olympics, draws from his memoir, Fully Alive, to discuss what he calls the the world’s most forgotten minority: people with intellectual disabilities.

GFI presents: What Will It Take To Build a Sustainable Energy System for the Future?

The Global Futures Initiative, in partnership with The Institute for Women, Peace and Security, invite students, faculty, and staff to a discussion on sustainable development goals, featuring SEforALL CEO Rachel Kyte.