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Upcoming events:
2/24/15- Ethics: When Government and Medicine Collide-From the Right to Die to Ebola with Dr. Arthur Caplan
3/10/15- Why I Want You to Tell Me More: On Bringing the Outsiders In with NPR Host Michel Martin
4/7/15- Washington, Wall Street, and the Public Interest: What I Learned in the U.S. Senate with Senator Ted Kaufman
4/10/15- Eagleton Science and Politics Workshop: Public Decision Making in Health, Education, and the Environment
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The Arthur J. Holland Program on Ethics in Government presents

Ethics: When Government and Medicine Collide -
From the Right to Die to Ebola

Dr. Arthur Caplan will explore what ethical considerations guide government officials as they address today's complex and challenging medical and health care issues.
About Dr. Caplan:
  • Drs. William F. and Virginia Connolly Mitty Professor; founding director of the Division of Medical Ethics in NYU Langone Medical Center’s Department of Population Health
  • NBC.com columnist on bioethics, WebMD commentator on bioethics and healthcare issues
  • Named one of the “Fifty Most Influential People in American Health Care” by Modern Health Care magazine, one of the “Ten Most Influential People in America in Biotechnology" by the National Journal, and one of the “Ten Most Influential People in the Ethics of Biotechnology” by the editors of Nature Biotechnology
  • Ethics advisor on synthetic biology to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, an agency of the United States Department of Defense
  • Author or editor of thirty-two books and over 600 papers in peer reviewed journals

The Arthur J. Holland Program on Ethics in Government honors the distinguished Rutgers alumnus and  long-time mayor of Trenton, a proponent and practitioner of open, responsive, and ethical   government.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
7:00 PM

Trayes Hall, Douglass Student Center
100 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ

General admission FREE - RSVP required
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The Senator Wynona Lipman Chair in Women's Political Leadership
presents

Michel Martin

NPR Host and Commentator

Why I Want You to Tell Me More:
On Bringing the Outsiders In

Michel Martin
  • NPR News host covering topics including education, families, faith, race, gender and social issues
  • Hosted "Tell Me More" on NPR 2007-14
  • ABC News correspondent 1996-2006
  • Former reporter for The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
7:00 PM

Trayes Hall, Douglass Student Center
100 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ

General admission FREE - RSVP required
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The Arthur J. Holland Program on Ethics in Government presents

Washington, Wall Street, and the Public Interest:
What I Learned in the U.S. Senate

Hon. Ted Kaufman

The Honorable Ted Kaufman will discuss his tenure as a U.S. Senator and many prior years as a Senate staffer, and his views on how and why the congress and our political system works or doesn't work. He will place special emphasis on his experience trying to regulate Wall Street more closely after the financial crisis. He will also share reflections on the ethical questions and challenges individual members must confront and related policy changes that could be effective.
About Senator Ted Kaufman:
  • United States Senator from Delaware from 2009-2010
  • Chief of Staff to United States Senator Joseph Biden for 19 years
  • Served as Chair of the Congressional Oversight Committee of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP)
  • Board member of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) from 1995 until 2008
  • Visiting Professor, Duke University Law School
  • More about Senator Kaufman

The Arthur J. Holland Program on Ethics in Government honors the distinguished Rutgers alumnus and  long-time mayor of Trenton, a proponent and practitioner of open, responsive, and ethical   government.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
10:30 AM

Lunch to follow
Eagleton Institute of Politics
191 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ
Open to current Rutgers students, faculty, and staff only.

General admission FREE - RSVP required
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Eagleton Science and Politics Workshop II:
Public Decision Making in Health,
Education, and the Environment

Friday, April 10, 2015

The Eagleton Science and Politics Workshop offers students and postdocs in both the natural and social sciences the opportunity to explore ways in which science intersects with politics, policymaking, and public discourse – and how to build careers in that space.

9:30AM             
Discussion featuring:
Thomas J. Carew, Ph.D.

Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science
New York University

Additional speakers TBA

12 noon
Networking lunch

The Eagleton Science and Politics Workshop is supported in part by the Rutgers Interdisciplinary Job Opportunities for Biomedical Scientists program, which is funded by a Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training grant from the NIH, and the Rutgers - RWJMS Postdoctoral Career Development Program. Our campus collaborators include the Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities and the Departments of Neuroscience and Cell Biology and Pediatrics Rutgers at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. 

Open to current Rutgers students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty only.

Eagleton Institute of Politics
191 Ryders Lane, New Brunswick, NJ

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