2007-2008

August 21, 2007 – Ethics Society officers tabled at Canefest to introduce the organization to incoming students
August 28, 2007 – First general Ethics Society meeting of the semester
September 4, 2007 – Guest Speaker Dr. Martin Segal: business and legal ethics
September 6, 2007 – Pediatric Bioethics Symposium featuring Dr. Jeffrey Brosco, Dr. Andrew Kairalla and Dr. Stephen Sapp
September 11, 2007 – Guest Speaker Dr. Samuel Terrili: ethics in the news media
September 18, 2007 – Guest Speaker Professor Rey Sanchez: ethics in the entertainment business
September 25, 2007 – Ethics Debate training session
October 2, 2007 – Ethics Debate training session
October 9, 2007 – Ethics Debate training session
October 16, 2007 – Ethics Debate training session
October 23, 2007 – Ethics Debate training session
October 30 & 31, 2007 – Preliminary round of UM Ethics Debate at the School of Business (six out of seven Ethics Society teams earned spots to compete in the final rounds)
November 10, 2007 – Final round of UM Ethics Debate at the School of Business: the top two teams, both from the Ethics Society, earned spots to compete at the Southeast Regional Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl in St. Petersburg, FL
          First Place: Katherine Diaz-Drago (Karam Basra, Marie Cushmore and Maite Diez-Canedo also competed on this team at the regional bowl)
          Second Place: Alaina Brandhurst, Danieli Evans, Rachael Goldberg and Robert Levine (Haley Kornfield also competed on this team at the regional bowl)
November 13, 2007 – Guest speaker Dr. Fred Frohock: ethics in pediatric healthcare decision-making and alternative medicine practices
November 17, 2007 – Southeast Regional Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl
November 20, 2007 – General meeting concluding the semester’s activities and exchanging comments and feedback with members
November 27, 2007 – Pizza party
January 22, 2008 – First General Meeting and Guest Speaker: Dr. Goran Svennson “A Model of Business Ethics”
January 29, 2008 – Training Session for 2nd Annual Arsht Ethics Debate at Sportsfest
January 31, 2008 – Ethics Society Members Table at Spring Involvement Fair
February 3, 2008 – 2nd Annual Arsht Ethics Debate at Sportsfest
First Place Winners and Members of UM Ethics Society: Hecht Residential College – Melissa Hebra, Daniel Rosenberg and Eric Allseits
February 12, 2008 – NUBC Bioethics Bowl Tryouts
February 19, 2008 – General Meeting and Guest Speaker: Dr. Bradford McGuinn “Ethics in Modern American Foreign Policy in the Middle East”
March 4, 2008 – General Meeting and Guest Speaker: Professor Ian Scharf “Ethics and Sales”
March 18, 2008 – General Meeting and Guest Speaker: Dr. Maria Bustillo “Ethical Issues in Reproductive Medicine”
March 25, 2008 – General Meeting and Guest Speaker: Dr. Rene Sacasas “Ethics and the Practice of Law”
April 4-5, 2008 – NUBC Bioethics Bowl in Schenectady, NY
National Second Place Finish: University of Miami – Represented by UM Ethics Society Members Carlos Alvarez, Danieli Evans, Nick Holzer, Haley Kornfield, Ryan Kairalla and Josh Morales
–  Florida Bioethics Network Conference in Miami Beach, FL attended by contingent of UM Ethics Society Members
April 15, 2008 – 2008-2009 Executive Board Elected
April 22, 2008 – Pizza Party and Membership Awards Ceremony

2006-2007

August 22, 2006 – Ethics Society officers tabled at Canefest to introduce the organization to incoming students
September 6, 2006 – Guest speaker Adrienne Arsht; First General Meeting of the semester and Information Session
September 6, 2006 – Ethics Society event: Fall convocation featuring Malcolm Gladwell
September 13, 2006 – Ethics Debate training session
September 20, 2006 – Ethics Debate training session; cases distributed
September 27, 2006 – Guest speaker Karen Throckmorton discussing ethical issues in legal cases
October 4, 2006 – Ethics Debate training session
October 11 2006 – Ethics Debate training session
October 18, 2006 – Ethics Debate training session
October 25, 2006 – Ethics Debate training session
November 1, 2006 – Preliminary round of UM Ethics Debate at the School of Business (three out of four Ethics Society teams earned spots to compete in the final rounds)
November 11, 2006 – Final round of UM Ethics Debate at the School of Business: the top two teams, both from the Ethics Society, combined to compete at the Southeast Regional Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl in St. Petersburg, FL
First place: Ryan Kairalla, Joshua Morales and Elizabeth Tedford
Second place:  Katherine Diaz-Drago, Christina Fiallo and Nick Holzer
November 18, 2006 – Southeast Regional Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl: the UM team earned a spot to compete at the National Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl in Cincinnati, OH
November 20 & 21 – Ethics Society officers made initial dorm visits to promote interest and educate students about the upcoming Arsht Ethics Debate at SportsFest, to be held during SportsFest in the spring semester
November 22, 2006 – Final general meeting of the semester, including a summary of the semester’s activities and plans for the spring semester
January 23, 2007 – Ethics Society officers made dorm visits to recruit students for the Arsht Ethics Debate at SportsFest debate teams
January 24, 2007 – Exhibition debate match held on the UC Patio to generate interest and awareness in the Arsht Ethics Debate at SportsFest
January 27, 2007 – Ethics Society members served as judges for the Fifth Annual Fairchild Challenge Debate Competition for local high school students
February 5, 2007 – Arsht Ethics Debate at SportsFest training session
February 7, 2007 – Ethics Society members engaged in publicity efforts at the Spring Involvement Fair
February 10, 2007 – First annual Arsht Ethics Debate at SportsFest
          First place: Stanford Residential College
          Second place: Pearson Residential College
February 12, 2007 – Ethics Society general meeting
February 22, 2007 – National Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl: the UM team placed first in the country (Christina Fiallo, Nick Holzer, Ryan Kairalla, Joshua Morales and Elizabeth Tedford)
March 20, 2007 – Ethics Film Series – North Country
March 23, 2007 – Corporate Social Responsibility Luncheon, featuring Dr. Anita Cava, Trae Williamson, and other speakers
March 26, 2007 – Inaugural Lecture of the Arsht Speaker Series in Ethics, featuring Dr. Arthur Caplan from University of Pennsylvania: Good, Better, Best: Should We Improve Ourselves through Biological Engineering?
April 2, 2007 – General Ethics Society Meeting
April 4, 2007 – Ethics Film Series – The Good Sheppard
April 9, 2007 – General Ethics Society Meeting
April 10, 2007 – Ethics Film Series – A Man for All Seasons
April 16, 2007 – Elections held for the 2007-2008 academic year
April 23, 2007 – Last General Ethics Society Meeting of the Semester

2005-2006

September 21, 2005 – General meeting
September 28, 2005 – Guest speakers Dr. Roderick C. Gillis, Dr. Steven M. Green and Dr. Michael Slote: Altruism
October 15, 2005 – Ethics Society team wins first place at the University of Miami Citizen’s Board Ethics Debate at the School of Business (Ryan Kairalla, Joshua Morales, Elizabeth Tedford)
November 16, 2005 – Guest speaker Dr. Edward Erwin: Moral Relativism vs. Moral Objectivism
February 8, 2006 – first Ethics Society debate training session
February 22, 2006 – Ethics Society debate training session
March 22, 2006 – Ethics Society debate training session
March 29, 2006 – Ethics Society debate training session
April 3, 2006 – Student debate on the ethics of the UNICCO strike and protest for a living wage
April 5, 2006 – Ethics Society debate training session
April 25, 2006 – Elections held for the 2006-2007 academic year
April 26, 2006 – Celebratory brunch with President Donna Shalala in recognition of a $1 million donation made by Adrienne Arsht, Chair of the Board of TotalBank, to UM Ethics Programs

2004-2005

September 14, 2004 – Ethics: Foundations & Frustrations, guest lecture by Dr. Irene Oh and Dr. Ken Goodman
March 24, 2005 – Ethics Internships & Projects presentation by Dr. Ken Goodman
March 31, 2005 – Terri Schiavo: The Ethical and Legal Dilemmas of the Choice of Life, guest lecture by Dr. Ken Goodman and Professor Bruce Winnick
April 27, 2005 – Elections held for the 2005-2006 academic year

2003-2004

November 20, 2003 – The Lowdown on Downloads: Ethical basis for downloading and file sharing on the Internet

2002-2003

August 27, 2002 – General meeting
October 24-26, 2002 – Extreme Ethics Seminar: Unusually Difficult Challenges in Epidemiology and Human Subjects Research
December 4, 2002 – Guest speaker Dr. Roger Dunham: Racial Profiling
March 4, 2003 – Guest speaker Dr. Colin Hughes: May I Clone You?
March 23, 2003 – General meeting
March 27, 2003 – Guest speakers Dr. Ken Goodman, Dr. Geoff Sutcliffe and Dr. David Wilson: Artificial Intelligence: Ambition and Ethics
April 17, 2003 – General meeting, GATTACA video showing, and elections held for the 2003-2004 academic year

2000-2001

September 13, 2000 – General meeting
October 16, 2000 – Ethics Rounds: Patient confidentiality
October 30, 2000 – Ethics Rounds: Managed care

1999-2000

September 21, 1999 – General meeting
September 30, 1999 – General meeting: Organ transplantation
October 4, 1999 – Ethics Rounds at Jackson Memorial Hospital
October 11, 1999 – Female Genital Mutilation and Circumcisions
October 12, 1999 – General meeting: The Great Divide (Nightline video)
October 22, 1999 – Trip to Camillus House
October 26, 1999 – General meeting
October 29, 1999 – Trip to Camillus House
November 2, 1999 – Guest speaker Dr. Ken Goodman: Patient confidentiality
November 5, 1999 – Human Society event
November 16, 1999 – Guest speaker Dr. Dreyer: Ethics and Warfare
November 19, 1999 – Medical School tour with Dr. Ken Goodman
November 23, 1999 – Guest Speaker Dr. Gullet: Animal Ethics
November 30, 1999 – Elections held for the 2000-2001 academic year
January 20, 2000 – Spring involvement fair
January 31, 2000 – General meeting: Thinking Like a Cane
February 14, 2000 – General meeting
February 28, 2000 – General meeting
April 24, 2000 – Guest speaker Dr. Charles Mallery: Frankenfood – find out what’s really on your plate at lunch

1998-1999

October 5, 1998 – General meeting
October 29, 1998 – A Night in the ER: watching ER
November 12, 1998 – Guest speaker Dr. Stephen Sapp: Euthanasia
November 19, 1998 – Elections held for the 1999-2000 academic year
February 2, 1999 – General meeting
February 17, 1999 – Homelessness and AIDS, a Common Tragedy, Related First Hand by a Victim of Both
March 3, 1999 – Hospice: A Scope Inside presentation
March 29, 1999 – UM Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy conference presents the 7th annual conference: Clinical Ethics: Debates, Decisions, Solutions (continuing education for health professionals)
April 14, 1999 – General meeting
April 20, 1999 – peer discussion on ethical issues, including AIDS, hospice and euthanasia
April 28, 1999 – General meeting

1997-1998

September 3, 1997 – General meeting
October 15, 1997 – “Ethics and Doughnuts” discussion featuring guest speaker Dr. Stephen Sapp: Ethics in an Aging Society
November 19, 1997 – Elections held for the 1998-1999 academic year
January 31, 1998 – Leadership Summit
February 26, 1998 – Guest speaker Dr. Arturo Brito, M.D.: The National Bioethics Advisory Commission: A Pediatrician’s Perspective

1996-1997

September 11 & 12, 1996 – General meeting
September 23, 1996 – General meeting
October 25, 1996 – Cultural Difference, Ethics and Health program
December 4, 1996 – Campus World AIDS Day: Bioethics and AIDS discussion
January 14, 1997 – Elections held for the 1997-1998 academic year
January 28, 1997 – General meeting
January 29, 1997 – Baptist Hospital Ethics Lecture
February 5, 1997 – Guest speaker Dr. Walter Lambert: discussing ethical issues pertaining to doctor-patient relationships, especially in Pediatrics
February 10, 1997 – Bioethics Rounds
February 15, 1997 – Funday
February 18, 1997 – Guest Speaker Dr. Howard Anapol, M.D.: A Week for Life discussion moderated by Dr. Ken Goodman, dealing with “Ethics and AIDS”
March 6, 1997 – Camillus House trip with Dr. Joe Greer
March 7, 1997 – UM Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy conference
March 20, 1997 – “Ethics and Doughnuts” discussion: rights of children as patients
March 27, 1997 – “Ethics and Doughnuts” discussion: medical informatics
April 9, 1997 – HIV/AIDS presentation
April 23, 1997 – General meeting

1995-1996

September 5, 1995 – First general meeting of the semester
September 26, 1995 – General meeting: announcement of officer positions and elections by Brian and Dr. Ken Goodman, volunteer opportunities announced, case study presented by Dr. Goodman
March 8-9, 1996 – UM Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy presents the 4th annual conference: Clinical Ethics: Debates, Decisions, Solutions (continuing education for health professionals)
Spring 1996 – The Miami Ethics Review first issue published

1994-1995

October 11, 1994 – General meeting: looking at significant and controversial issues from students’ perspectives
November 8, 1994 – Guest speaker Dr. Stephen Sapp
January 31, 1995 – Guest speaker Dr. Ronald L. Haun, M.D., Ethical Problems in Medical Genetics
March 7, 1995 – “The Hurricane” ad ordered for the March 10, 1995 issue

1993-1994

March 3, 1994 – COSO registration application approved (Bioethics Society)
March 9, 1994 – Inaugural meeting: Immigration and Health Care Debate
April 20, 2004 – General meeting