News and Events

Save the Date: End-of-Life Care Conference

May 9, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

The Ethics Center is pleased to Cosponsor the following end-of-life care conference....


Mark Rothstein, "Ethical Challenges of Unregulated Health Research Using Mobile Devices"

February 22, 2018 - 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

Mark Rothstein (Herbert F. Boehl Chair of Law and Medicine and Founding Director of the Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy and Law at the University of Louisville School of Medicine) presents:

Ethical Challenges of Unregulated Health Research Using Mobile Devices

Lunch workshop,...


Megan Doerr, "Inverting the Panopticon: App-Mediated Research"

February 14, 2018 - 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

Megan Doerr, MS, LGC (Principal Scientist, Governance Sage Bionetworks) presents:

“Inverting the Panopticon: App-Mediated Research”

Lunch workshop, Wed., Feb 14, 2018, Cone 210, 12:30-1:45.

Free and open to the public - but please...


Zeynep Tufekci on "The Latest Privacy Debacle"

January 30, 2018 - 4:45 PM

Zeynep Tufekci, who spoke on Big Data for the Ethics Center in 2015, is featured in today's New York Times on the Strava "heat map," which aggregates fitness tracking data (from...


Erin Dalton, Alleghany County DSS Featured in NYT

January 3, 2018 - 3:45 PM

Erin Dalton, who spoke on her work in using data to improve Alleghany County's child protective services, is featured in the New York Times - story here.


Terence McKiernan, "Apocalypse Past, Present and Future: Archiving the Catholic Sex Abuse Crisis"

November 8, 2017 - 6:30 PM

See below for a Religious Studies talk that may be of interest of Center affiliates

(for the flyer, click here)

 

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Lynette Reid, "Precision in medical imaging: what are the ethical and epistemic trade-offs?"

November 6, 2017 - 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

Lynette Reid (Assoc. Prof. Bioethics, Dalhousie University) presents:

"Precision in medical imaging: what are the ethical and epistemic trade-offs?"

Lunch workshop, Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, SAC Salon E, 12:30-1:45.

Free and open to the public - but please...


Erin Dalton, "Integrated Data to Support Practice: Lessons from Allegheny County"

October 27, 2017 - 11:30 AM

Erin Dalton, Deputy Director for the Office of Data Analysis, Research and Evaluation, Alleghany County, PA, presents:

 

"Integrated Data to Support Practice:  Lessons from...


Shaka McGlotten, "The Black Data Project"

October 26, 2017 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Shaka McGlotten, Assoc. Prof. Media Studies and Doris and Carl Kempner Distinguished Prof. Media Studies (SUNY Purchase), presents:

 

"The Black Data Project"

Public Lecture, Thurs. Oct. 26, 2017, Cone 113, 2:00-3:30.

 

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Rachel Carson’s Environmental Ethic and North Carolina Today

October 25, 2017 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Dr. Robert Musil, president and CEO of the Rachel Carson Council presents:

"Rachel Carson’s Environmental Ethic and North Carolina Today"

Public Lecture, Wed. Oct. 25, 2017, SAC Salon A, 2:00-3:30.

 

Musil is a former executive director...