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Harvard University’s Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics is pleased to announce the Eugene P. Beard Fellowship in Ethics, a new named fellowship made possible by a generous gift from Eugene P. Beard, founder of Westport Asset, Inc. and long-time supporter of the Center. The fellowship will support outstanding graduate students from any school within Harvard who are writing dissertations or are engaged in major research on topics in practical ethics, especially ethical issues in areas such as architecture, business, education, government, law, medicine, public health, public policy, and religion.
Former Faculty Fellow Alan Wertheimer passed away on April 10th. Wertheimer was Senior Research Scholar in the Department of Clinical Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health and Professor of Political Science Emeritus at the University of Vermont; he also served as a Visiting Professor at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard from 1991 to 1993. Read more about In memoriam: Alan Wertheimer