The computer brains inside autonomous vehicles will be fast enough to make life-or-death decisions. But should they? A member of UAB’s national championship-winning Bioethics Bowl team — and the team’s coach, a renowned bioethicist — weigh in on a thorny problem of the dawning robot age.
Here’s a look at the many fellowships, scholarships, honors and awards earned by the talented 2015 spring graduates at UAB.
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UAB beat out teams from universities including Dartmouth, UCLA, Georgetown and Rutgers to win national championship in bioethics.
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UAB’s Ethics Bowl team, which won the Southeast regionals, advanced to the national College Ethics Bowl for the first time since 2012.
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The Department of Art and Art History has created a large-scale installation of more than 1,000 flags, which will be on exhibit in the AEIVA’s Sculpture Garden.
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“What’s the Big Idea?” brings philosophy questions to the everyday.
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The book, which was first published in 1990, includes an in-depth look at famous past medical ethics cases.
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Two UAB students were awarded two of the 23 national scholarships, given annually.

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Senior Mallick Hossain hopes to study health economics at Oxford University.
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The College of Arts and Sciences faculty will host the first in a series of interdisciplinary forums aimed at solutions to global issues.

June 18, 2014

Pence, Gregory

Professor and chairman of the Department of Philosophy

Area of expertise: biomedical ethics

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Taking on hot-button issues, future doctors bring home national championship in their first try
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