Sara Brownell comments on gender gap research in science classrooms

September 3, 2014

Sara Brownell, Assistant Professor in the Center for Biology and Society involved in a study showing gender gaps remain in introductory science classrooms.

Our Uncommon Heritage - the latest title by Charles Perrings

August 29, 2014

"Our Uncommon Heritage - Biodiversity Change, Ecosystem Services and Human Wellbeing" explores the many dimensions of human-driven biodiversity change.

Steve Pyne is a "Scholar on Fire"

August 27, 2014

Dr. Stephen Pyne, an ASU Regents Professor and a Senior Sustainability Scholar has written 15 books on the history and management of wild land and rural fire. He is working on two titles, one of which is 8-volumes.

CBS Undergraduate Anika Larson Returns from Summer Internship at CDC!!

August 25, 2014

Anika Larson, an undergraduate Biology and Society student at ASU with a double major in Global Studies, served as an intern with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, GA for the summer of 2014.

CBS Global Classroom Students Contribute to Sustainability Research

August 15, 2014

Automobile. Spread-out. Sprawl. These were just a few of the most common words used to describe Phoenix in a study conducted by Arizona State University’s Global Classroom. Students in the class interviewed local residents about how they perceive Phoenix

Pika population endangered? Not according to Andrew Smith

August 13, 2014

The cute little pika, according to at least one expert, needs no alarm. It can decide for itself when it’s time to rise and when it’s too hot to go about business.

Analyzing Gene-Modifying Technology with Dr. Collins

August 1, 2014

Dr. Jim Collins contributes to a new paper in the journal Science which aims to initiate a conversation to find answers to critical gene technology questions.

Dr. Maienschein Mentioned Regarding Ground-Breaking Change at MBL

July 30, 2014

Dr. Jane Maeinschein was mentioned in a recent article that discusses trade off between autonomy and financing that independent research institutes face.

PhD Candidate Ernest Nkansah Data Collecting in Tanzania

July 25, 2014

"Greetings from Tanzania!!" CBS PhD candidate Ernest Nkansah-Dwamena traveled to Tanzania this summer to further his PhD research.

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The Fall of the Wild? Not Really says CBS Minteer

July 24, 2014

There is a debate brewing about whether the Wilderness Act is still a vital and useful part of our environmental inheritance—or whether its best days may now be behind it. Read Minteer's sentiments on the matter in Slate.

MBL Director Gitlin Interview Now on YouTube

July 24, 2014

Jonathan Gitlin, Director of the Bell Center, Senior Scientist, and Deputy Director of Research and Programs at the Marine Biological Laboratory, was interviewed as part of CBS's MBL History Project.

HuffPost Features CBS EP Visiting Scholar, Katie Hammond

July 24, 2014

Visiting Scholar Katie Hammond wrote about her Embryo Project experience in the Huffington Post.

CBS PhD Candidate Steve Elliott Receives Prestigious Recognition: Spirit of Service Award

July 18, 2014

Congratulations to Steve for being recognized with the Spirit of Service Award, and becoming a Spirit of Service Scholar!

CBS BS/MS Student Rachel Gur-Arie is Interning with CSPO in D.C.!

June 19, 2014

Rachel Gur-Arie, a Biology and Society BS/MS student, is interning with the Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes (CSPO) in Washington, DC this summer.

Dr. Minteer on NPR's Morning Edition!
Dr. Minteer on NPR's Morning Edition!

June 18, 2014

Dr. Minteer discusses whether collecting animals for science is a noble mission or a threat to vulnerable populations.

Article by Dr. Maienschein Featured in an ASU News Write-up!

June 18, 2014

Read about how Dr. Maienschein's recent article on is making headlines!

Minteer Cautions Against Scientific Collection of Rare Species in
Minteer Cautions Against Scientific Collection of Rare Species in Slate...

June 17, 2014

Minteer explains why scientists should be careful about taking specimens of newly discovered and rediscovered species.

Politics in Your DNA--an article by Dr. Jane Maienschein published on

June 10, 2014

Dr. Jane Maineschein's article, "Poltics in Your DNA," went live this morning on In this article, Maienschein discusses how the realities of biology complicate the "personhood movement."