News and Events Archive

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

November 6, 2017 - 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 - 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.



Rachel Carson’s Environmental Ethic and North Carolina Today

October 25, 2017 - 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...

Fertility for Colored Girls: Debunking Racial Myths by Narrating Stories of (In)Fertility

October 24, 2017 - 6:00 PM

The Ethics Center is pleased to cosponsor this event:

Benjamin Hippen, "Ethical challenges posed by APO L-1 screening in renal transplantation"

October 6, 2017 - 1:45 PM

Benjamin Hippen (MD, FASN, FAST.  Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine.   Metrolina Nephrology Associates P.A. and the Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina) presents:

"Ethical challenges posed by APO L-1 screening in renal transplantation"


Margaret Hu, 'Algorithmic Jim Crow"

September 28, 2017 - 2:00 PM

Margaret Hu, Assoc. Prof. Law, Washington and Lee University, presents:

"Algorithmic Jim Crow"

Public Lecture, Thurs., Sept. 28, 2017, Cone 113, 2:00-3:30. Everyone welcome!


Abstract: This...

Annual Center Breakfast, Sept. 6

September 6, 2017 - 7:30 AM

Please join us for the annual Ethics Center Breakfast on Wed. Sept. 6, 7:30-9:00, Cone 210.

We'll have our annual opportunity to reconnect with one another, as well as announcements and discussion about Center programming for the upcoming year.  We're very excited about some of what we've been able to line up, including a series on medical and other forms of biosurveillance,...

Robin James on NPR on "Dangerous Woman"

May 26, 2017 - 10:00 PM

Center Governance Committee member Robin James appeared on NPR's "On Point" in a segment called "'Dangerous Woman:' Pop and Feminism" at the end of May.  Listen to the show here.