The Bioethics Brief
The Bioethics Society at University of Virginia
The Institute for Practical Ethics
& Public Life
The Patricia Hollingsworth
Prizes in Ethics
Awarded for the Best Undergraduate Essays in Ethics
First place: $1,000.00
Second Place: $750.00
Honorable mention: $350.00
Deadline: Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Submit essays electronically, as Word documents, to
Subject: Essays may address any applied or theoretical topic or issue in ethics, and may be historical, philosophical, theological, literary, etc. Revised class papers may be submitted—indicate the title of the course and the instructor for the course.
Length: 1,500-3,000 words (longer essays are acceptable)
Awards will be presented in April, 2016
MOVIE SCREENING: Concussion
Friday, March 25th, 7pm
We are currently finding a speaker who will be leading a discussion on concussion research as well as the bioethical implications of the film.
This event will be completely FREE, and there will be FREE FOOD provided.
THERE WILL BE A SECOND VIEWING ON MARCH 26, 10PM.
Other Events Around Grounds
Medical Center Hour - GALILEO’S MIDDLE FINGER Heretics, Activists, and the Search for Justice in Science
Wednesday, March 23rd, 12:30-1:30pm
1340 Jefferson Park Avenue
All of our work as scholars, activities, and citizens of democracy depends on it.
“Collins’ Cohort: The Path from the Human Genome Project to the Precision Medicine Initiative”
Friday, March 25th, 3:30-5pm
Gilmer Hall, Charlottesville, VA, United States
This event will be happening in Room 190.
University of Virginia Bioethics Debate Gala
Wednesday, April 13th, 6:30pm
Newcomb Ballroom and Main Lounge
If you have any questions please contact Ryan Orr (firstname.lastname@example.org)