News from the Institute

Georgetown Medical Center’s James Giordano to discuss neurobioethics April 23

James Giordano, scholar-in-residence and chief of the neuroethics studies program at Georgetown University Medical Center, will present his lecture on Neurobioethics at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23, in the Carl Hansen Student Center, Room 117-119.


University to host conference on human trafficking May 29-30

The School of Nursing and Albert Schweitzer Institute, along with St. Vincent's Medical Center of Bridgeport, will host the conference, "Stolen Lives: An Interprofessional Response to Human Trafficking," May 29-30 on the North Haven Campus.


‘Beauty & Wonder of Nature’ exhibit on display through August

The exhibit, which is free and open to the public, features pieces submitted by Quinnipiac faculty, staff and students and is dedicated to the beauty and wonder of animals and the environment. It will be on display at the Albert Schweitzer Institute through Aug. 29.


Members of International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers visit campus

The council is an international alliance of indigenous female elders that focuses on issues such as the environment, internationalism and human rights.


University hosts panel 'Drowning in Health Care Costs: All Hands on Deck'

Steven Brill, author of the Time Magazine special report, "The Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us," was among the speakers taking part in the panel discussion, "Drowning in Health Care Costs: All Hands on Deck," on Monday, Oct. 28.


Guatemalan community names pavilion in honor of Ives

A multipurpose open-air pavilion in Joya de las Flores, Guatemala, was named after David Ives, the executive director of our Albert Schweitzer Institute, at a ceremony in July 2013.


China expert Jonathan Spence highlights symposium

Jonathan Spence, one of the world’s leading experts on Chinese civilization and Sterling professor emeritus in the history department at Yale University, drew a capacity crowd to the Mancheski Executive Seminar Room April 18. The keynote address was part of a symposium titled, “A Resurgent China in the 21st Century.”