Johns Hopkins Launches Master of Bioethics Program

The Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics will enroll its first class of master’s degree students in Fall 2015, offering a multidisciplinary Master of Bioethics (MBE) program for full-time and part-time students. Application deadline for Fall 2015 admission is July 15, 2015.
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Call For Proposals: Johns Hopkins University Exploration of Practical Ethics

Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Robert Lieberman has announced a request for proposals (RFP) from JHU faculty who wish to conduct original research, design novel educational experiences, or develop other innovative projects in practical ethics. Practical ethics is an interdisciplinary field of study that takes on ethical issues arising in professions and scholarly disciplines, within institutions, and in society. It seeks to bridge theory and practice and relies on many areas of expertise. Further details are available on the Office of the Provost website and in the full RFP document.
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Bioethics Bulletin: A Self-Identified Frankenstein

Dressed in a guru-chic mauve tunic, Dr. Sergio Canavero paced a stage flanked by two enormous screens as he announced his plan to transplant a human head as early as 2017. Our Theo Schall went to hear him speak and reports, “It wasn’t boring”.
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