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The Ethics Institute hosts informal undergrad luncheons and coffee discussions throughout the academic year. Students engage with speakers who discuss ethical research in a variety of disciplines. Depending on the time of day, lunch or coffee and snacks are provided.
Join us at the Ethics Institute for lunch and discussion with author Zia Rahman, February 20 at noon. Zia Haider Rahman is the author of the critically acclaimed and prize-winning novel, In the Light of What We Know.
Zia was born in a Bangladeshi village and moved to England with his family, living first in a squat before being allocated project housing in inner London. After attending a north London state-funded school, Zia studied at Balliol College, Oxford, and at Cambridge and Yale universities. He holds postgraduate degrees in mathematics, economics and law, and was awarded the highest merit scholarship at the English bar. After a short stint as an investment banker at Goldman, Sachs, he spent several years as a financial services lawyer, anti-corruption activist and international human rights lawyer.
Laurie Demmer MD, FACMG
Medical Director, Division of Genetics
Associate Pediatric Residency Program Director
Levine Children's Hospital
Carolinas Medical Center, Atrium Health
Join us on January 28, 3:30-4:30 for coffee and discussion with Dr. Demmer in Life Sciences Center, Room 201. Dr. Laurie Demmer, a pediatric geneticist who speaks nationally on emerging ethical conflicts in genetic testing of children.
Dr. Demmer speaks nationally on emerging ethical conflicts in genetic testing of children. Dr. Laurie Demmer is a clinical geneticist in Charlotte, North Carolina and is affiliated with multiple hospitals, including Carolina Healthcare System University Medical Center and Carolinas Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and has been in practice for more than 20 years.
Join us on October 28, 2019 at 12:45 in Haldeman Room 125 for lunch and discussion with Vikram Bhargava, Assistant Professor of Management at SCU's Leavey School of Business, will discuss the new ethical concerns raised by autonomous vehicles.
The Ethics Institute welcomes this year's Montgomery Fellows, Frido and Christine Mann. Join us for an informal lunchtime discussion "What, If Anything, Do We Owe Our Blood Relatives?". October 23, 2019, 12:00-1:00pm, Blunt Alumni Center, Room 204.