Tommie Shelby presenting the Tanner Lecture in 2023 in front of an audience.

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McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society

The McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society is committed to bringing ethical reflection to bear on important social issues through research, teaching, and community engagement. Drawing on the established strengths of Stanford’s faculty and students, the Center develops interdisciplinary ethics initiatives that relate to pressing public problems.

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Stanford Bioethics Team standing in front of a fountain. Pictured left to right: Mirabai Herz, Rhea Jain, Carolyne Ikeda, Sophia Pribus, Sheruni Pilapitiya, Lauren He, Collin Anthony Chen (coach).

Photo from left to right: Mirabai Herz, Rhea Jain, Carolyne Ikeda, Sophia Pribus, Sheruni Pilapitiya, Lauren He, Collin Anthony Chen (coach)

Congratulations to our Bioethics Bowl Team, 2024 National Bioethics Bowl Champions!

We're so proud of our Bioethics Bowl team! Congratulations to Mirabai Herz, Rhea Jain, Carolyne Ikeda, Sophia Pribus, Sheruni Pilapitiya, Lauren He, and Collin Anthony Chen (coach) for your impressive achievement. Learn more about the team and the bioethics fellowship.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2024. 5:00pm - 6:30pm
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Stanford Law School
559 Nathon Abbott Way, Stanford, CA 94305
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28
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Tuesday, May 28, 2024. 4:00pm - 5:30pm
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Humanities Center
424 Santa Teresa Street, Stanford, CA 94305
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31
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Friday, May 31, 2024. 11:30am - 1:00pm

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The McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society is home to various programs and initiatives that explore the ethical and social dimensions of technology. Our offerings include the Ethics and Technology Minor for undergraduates, the Embedded Ethics Fellowship Program and the Interdisciplinary Fellowship Program for postdocs, and the Ethics, Society, and Technology Initiatives, which aim to build institutional bridges across disciplines.