Dismantling Campus Rape Culture

Institute for Ethics ProgrammingBy Center for Bioethics, Institute for Advanced Study, Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies
Saturday, March 25, 2017, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Mayo Memorial Auditorium - U of M East Bank Campus
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This event is designed to bring light to and create discussion around current policies and practices that both contribute to or fight against rape culture on campus. It is intended for the University community (students, staff, faculty, and administrators), but is open to public audience members - anyone who is involved in sexual violence in any way, are in positions to respond to it, or want to help improve the culture of, and responses to sexual violence on the U of M campus.


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

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 Steven Miles, MD

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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!