Announcing our Spring 2018 Ethics Lab and bioethics course line-up

We’re excited to announce our bioethics and Ethics Lab course line-up for the Spring 2018 semester. This is a tentative list that will be updated in the coming months, but each of the listed courses below is available for pre-registration. All bioethics courses listed also count towards the bioethics minor.

KIE and Ethics Lab Selected to Present at SXSW EDU 2018

The KIE and Ethics Lab were selected to present at next year’s SXSW EDU conference. The conference, taking place in Austin, Texas March 5-8, aims to promote innovation in learning by hosting a community of forward-thinking stakeholders with a shared goal of impacting the future of teaching and learning.

KIE and Ethics Lab host ‘Integrated Ethics Day’ for Georgetown Core Pathways Program

The KIE and Ethics Lab hosted more than 100 students in a seminar on the ethics of climate change this week. The seminar was a component of Georgetown’s Core Pathways program, a program allowing undergraduate students to fulfill Georgetown’s core and elective requirements through an interdisciplinary collection of courses that address a complex global challenge. This year’s focus is climate change. Participating students come together for an integrated seminar twice a semester on the year’s selected topic.

Lab team visits high school STEAM fair

Ethics Lab team members Nico Staple and Elizabeth Edenberg took some of the lab’s empathy mapping kit prototypes to share with local high schoolers, educators, and administrators in two back-to-back workshops.

EthicsLab hosts design sessions on the ethics of big data

The Ethics Lab recently hosted multiple design sessions on big data. The team is currently identifying experts from academia and Georgetown’s alumni network to collaborate on the development and delivery of a new course for next year as well as direct impact projects on campus and beyond.

Announcing ‘Ethics in Action’

A collaboration of the KIE’s EthicsLab and an independent school in New Jersey, the program is a design- and ethics-intensive experience aimed at elite high school students.

Featured class: Debates in Bioethics

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.