News and Events Archive

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.

Ethics for Social Workers: Registration Open!

April 26, 2017 - 12:30 PM

Registration is now open for the 2017 Ethics Conference for Social Work Professionals.

Register at (direct link here)



Su'ad Khabeer, "Muslim Cool" (now rescheduled)

April 24, 2017 - 12:30 PM

(Rescheduled time below)

Su'ad Khabeer, Asst. Prof. Anthropology, Purdue University, presents:

"Muslim Cool: Race, Religion and Hip Hop in the United States"

Public Lecture, Mon., April 24, 2017, Cone 113...

Nathaniel Comfort, "In Pursuit of Perfection: Controlling Human Evolution from Eugenics to CRISPR"

April 18, 2017 - 12:30 PM

Nathaniel Comfort, Professor, Department of the History of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University, presents:

"In Pursuit of Perfection: Controlling Human Evolution from Eugenics to CRISPR"

Lunch workshop, Tues., April 18, 2017, Cone 113, 12:30-2:00. Free and...

Upcoming VSED Conference

April 6, 2017 - 8:00 AM

The Ethics Center will be cosponsoring a conference at the Center City Building on April 6, on VSED as an end-of-life care option.  VSED - voluntarily stopping eating and drinking - is a legal option for a competent adult who wishes to hasten the onset of his or her death.  The conference will explore the complex legal and moral issues surrounding VSED.  The...