Dismantling Campus Rape Culture

UMN panel discusses solutions to end campus rape cultureThe Center for Bioethics, Institute for Advanced Study, and Department of Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies cosponsored a half-day conference on March 25 entitled “Dismantling Campus Rape Culture,” attended by 200+ UMN students, staff, and administrators. Leaders from the Aurora Center; the Office for Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action; the Office of Orientation and First Year Programs; and the Gender and Sexuality Center for Queer and Trans Life discussed their respective roles and perspectives on campus rape culture, in response to and prevention of sexual violence on campus. Read more



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Fall 2017 Courses

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Graduate Programs

The Center for Bioethics offers three programs to suit the aspirations of graduate and professional students as well as working professionals

Academic advisors from the Center are available to help determine the program that is right for you.
Contact bthxed@umn.edu to ask questions or to make an appointment.

The Gender Policy Report

A project of the Center on Women, Gender, and Public Policy.  The Gender Policy Report is a non-partisan, multidisciplinary effort to produce and disseminate timely, gender-focused analyses of emerging federal policy proposals based on the best insights from scholarship and research.

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Your donation provides Bioethics graduate students:

  • Assistance for student travel to attend or present research at national conferences.
  • Scholarships honoring excellence in curricular and extracurricular activities.
  • Need-based scholarships.
  • Student emergency funds.

 Steven Miles, MD

Alumni Spotlight - Steven Miles, M.D.
A career built on compassion

In 1999, Steven Miles, M.D., decided to run for the U.S. Senate. His central concern? Affordable health care. Too many people, as he saw it, were forgoing critical medical care because they couldn’t afford it. So the University of Minnesota professor and physician entered the race as a Democrat and began touring the state to solicit votes.

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Special announcements

Mini Bioethics Academy Spring 2017

The Center has just completed its most successful series of Mini Bioethics Academy to date! With ground-breaking attendance, the sessions focused on a variety of engaging topics. Mini Bioethics Academy brought together community, faculty, students and staff to discuss issues such as pharmaceutical monopolization, justice and bioethics, and bioethics and the crisis of global ecology. We hope you will be joining us for our upcoming Mini Bioethics Academy fall series!