HPS Philosophy track student Sebastián Murgueitio Ramírez has just published his first book: Física Paso a Paso, a digital textbook in Spanish on the foundations of physics. This has been a labor for the last few years, and fills a much needed gap in the educational market for Latin American high school and college students. Read More
The Joan and Phil Coogan Program hosts a lecture presented by Dr. Leroy E. Hood on "How Scientific Wellness will Transform Individual Health and National Healthcare." This lecture will be held on Friday, September 28th, from 3-5pm in the Carey Auditorium of Hesburgh Library.
Dr. Leroy E. Hood graduated from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1964 with
The first GLOBES Symposium featured student research and interdisciplinary projects made possible by the Spring 2017 cycle of minigrants. The symposium was held on Thursday, May 3 at Innovation Park and was preceded by the annual meeting of the GLOBES Executive Committee. Read More
Three experts will give talks this semester on topics at the intersection of environment and society as a result of a seminar planning course taught by GLOBES Director Gary Lamberti. The GLOBES Scholar Series will take place Fridays at noon in the Hesburgh Library, Carey Auditorium 107. Prof. Sean Seymore of Vanderbilt University kicks off the series on Friday, February 23 with the talk, "Rethinking Failure in Law and Science." Read More
Notre Dame’s John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values has announced its next director. Robert Goulding, who will take over from current director Anjan Chakravartty on July 1, 2018, is an associate professor in the Program of Liberal Studies. He has been a faculty member at Notre Dame since 2003 and is a concurrent faculty member in the Department of History as well as the Reilly Center’s PhD Program in History and Philosophy of Science (directing the latter since 2017). Read More
The John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values at the University of Notre Dame has released its sixth annual list of emerging ethical dilemmas and policy issues in science and technology. The annual list is designed to get people thinking about the ethics of potentially controversial technology, but the 2018 list shows that many of these issues are already here. See the list at reillytop10.com Read More
The death of local doctor Todd Graham over the summer spurred South Bend’s doctors, law enforcement officials, politicians, and prosecutors to form the Michiana Opioid Task Force. Both Jessica Baron and Anna Geltzer sit on the task force’s Primary Prevention Committee as well as its Executive Committee. Read More
Notre Dame’s John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values and Aeon Magazine have formed a new strategic partnership that will allow Center faculty, staff, students, and alumni/ae to reach Aeon's global audience of over one million unique users per month. Aeon is a non-profit open access magazine that encourages republication of its shorter articles under a Creative Commons license. They publish pieces on philosophy, science, psychology, health, society, technology, and culture and were founded in London in 2012 by Paul and Brigid Hains. It has offices in London, Melbourne and New York. Read More
The Reilly Center's Science, Technology, and Values minor will offer a new course to undergraduate students on the ethics of emerging technologies this Fall.
Man and Machine: Humanity, Technology, and the Future (STV 10089 (CRN 21118)) will be offered for the first time this Fall on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:05pm to 6:20pm, in a location TBD. Read More
GLOBES fellow Salvatore Curasi, a second year biology graduate student, has received both a Fulbright U.S. Student Program Research Award and a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) award. Sal studies the impact of climate change on vegetation and carbon storage in Arctic tundra. He is advised by Dr. Adrian Rocha of Biological Sciences. Read More