Friday, April 06, 2007

Center for Ethics, Emory University - April Events

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Ethics Calendar Updates

Apr. 9, 12:00pm & 7:30pm, Emory University

U.S. National Security: Limits of the War on Terror
Emory Law and Emory’s Center for the Study of Public Scholarship host lectures on two of today’s leading national security issues: “Stopping Iran - the urgent need for a new policy” and “Preserving and Protecting the Constitution in the War on Terror”. Both lectures are free and open to the public.

Apr. 11-22, Various

Earth Week Events at Emory

Emory’s Office of Sustainability Initiatives has been working closely with numerous groups to plan Earth Week at Emory. Events include fairs, farmer's markets, panel discussions, theatrical presentations, and more.

Apr. 12, 4:00-5:45pm, Reception Hall, Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University

Understanding Moral Disagreement
Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Public Scholarship, this latest lecture in the Envisioning and Creating Just Societies series features K. Anthony Appiah. For more information, contact Doreen Theune (404-727-7602 or

Apr. 19-20, 7:30pm+, Emory Conference Center Hotel (1615 Clifton Road, Atlanta)

Changing the Way We Die: Religion, Medicine, and Improving the Dying Process
This two-day public conference has been developed by the Emory University Initiative on Religion and the Human Spirit. For further details, including a full agenda and an RSVP form, please visit the website or contact Juana Clem McGhee (404-727-2575 or

Apr. 22, 6:00-9:30pm, Cox Hall Banquet Room, 3rd Floor (569 Asbury Circle)

Laws of Life Essay Award Dinner
The Georgia Laws of Life Essay Contest provides student and teacher awards at the school level and the state level. Award money for the 2006-2007 school year winners, processed by Center for Ethics staff, will be distributed at this dinner. For more information, contact Susan Mason (

Apr. 26, 4:00pm-5:00pm, Rollins School of Public Health, Room 864 (1518 Clifton Rd, Atlanta)

Clinical Ethics Seminar
This monthly seminar, open to the Emory community, focuses on ethics in clinical practice. Each seminar features a presentation on applied ethics in the speaker's area of expertise. These seminars are hosted by the Quality of Life Program of the Emory University Center for Ethics and the School of Medicine. For further information, contact Marian Osborne ( or 404.727.5048).

Breaking New Ground: Emory Receives $5 Million Gift for Center for Ethics from Wielands

Emory University has received a gift of $5 million from John and Sue Wieland of Atlanta to support the Center for Ethics, which will be renamed in their honor and move into a new building under construction at the heart of Emory's main campus. The announcement was made public at the building's groundbreaking ceremony March 20.

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