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Bio & Society grad student returns to Arizona after a fruitful experience on the East Coast!

Anna Clemencia Guerrero, PhD candidate and professional illustrator, has just finished her first big East Coast tour. For the past year and a half, she worked on a set of public exhibits at the…

"Seeing Cells,” exhibit created by Anna Clemencia Guerrero opens at the Marine Biology Laboratory

"Seeing Cells,” created by Anna Clemencia Guerrero, a PhD candidate in the Center for Biology and Society at Arizona State University working closely with Historians of cell biology, Drs. Jane…

2021-2022 Biology and Society Recognitions

It’s time to celebrate the wonderful achievements of the Biology and Society community. There are many ways our faculty, staff, and students have been busy, so these are some examples. We start by…

Jane Maienschein Elected to AAAS Board of Directors

Congratulations Jane Maienschein on being elected to the AAAS Board of Directors. Read the whole story on the AAAS website: https://www.aaas.org/news/election-results-are-keith-yamamoto-serve-aaas-…

Emma Goodwin awarded a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

Emma Goodwin is just finishing up her first year as a postdoctoral scholar in Sara Brownell’s Biology Education Research Lab and landed a $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to fund…

CBS grad student explores the economic impacts of jaguars in Mexico

Alejandro Bellon discusses his graduate journey looking at the value and costs that jaguars bring to the people living near them in Chiapas, Mexico..

Beckett Sterner and Katelyn Cooper recognized with NSF CAREER awards

Assistant Professor Katelyn Cooper, a biology education researcher in Arizona State University’s School of Life Sciences, and Beckett Sterner, Assistant Professor for the Center for Biology and…

Katelyn Cooper Featured in NBC News

Katelyn Cooper recognized by NBC News In honor of Pride Month, NBC Out is highlighting and celebrating a new generation of LGBTQ trailblazers, creators and newsmakers.

School of life sciences assistant professor ahead of the curve in efforts to promote inclusivity in science

Assistant professor Katelyn Cooper, who joined the School of Life Sciences at ASU in 2020, is proving that big risks lead to big rewards.  Cooper, a biology education researcher, has built her lab on…

Study indicates perceived impact of a STEM instructor revealing LGBTQ identity to students

A new study is the first to indicate the perceived impact of an instructor revealing her LGBTQ identity to students in the U.S. The study, published in Life Sciences Education, was co-authored by…

2 ASU faculty members recognized with 2022 Gary Krahenbuhl Difference Maker Award

Carolyn Compton and Megan Jehn received the annual Gary Krahenbuhl Difference Maker Award which honors a faculty member who personifies the spirit of difference-making as demonstrated by Krahenbuhl,…

Bio and Society Alumna Pursues Her Passion in Urology

Rainey Horwitz reflects how the writing and editing tools she gained from the Embryo Project gave her the confidence to pursue research projects outside of her formal medical training.

Is Fire Season Upon Us?

Pyne is a professor emeritus in the School of Life Sciences and the author of more than 30 books, mostly on the history of and management of wildland and rural fire. He spoke to ASU News this week to…

The opportunity cost of conservation

An ASU research team has developed a first-of-its-kind study that combines conservation with practical economic tools for a case study of Columbia, South America. The study, led by Camila Gurrero-…

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recognizes 4 outstanding CBS graduate students

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recognizes outstanding graduate students pursuing research-based graduate degrees in STEM or STEM education. The purpose of the GRFP is to help…

AAAS honors 7 ASU faculty as lifetime fellows

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals,…

Welcome New 2021 Biology and Society Graduate Students

The Center for Biology and Society is delighted to welcome a new group of graduate students to the 2021 academic year. Read about their research interests, backgrounds, hobbies, and much more!