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Student Spotlight: Elizabeth Dietz

Hello from the middle of my PhD, where things aren’t exactly where I expected them to be. This past weekend, I was supposed to be in Philadelphia giving a talk on reproductive autonomy and genetic…

New study gives helpful tips for mentoring students with depression in undergraduate research

Depression is one of the top mental health concerns for undergraduates and COVID-19 is likely heightening students’ feelings of depression. A new study co-authored by Biology and Society Ph.D.…

Student Spotlight: Carolina Abboud

Biology and Society has been my academic home for six years. I’ve earned my undergraduate and graduate degrees here. And I have to admit that when I first showed up, I had no idea what I was doing.…

Students Share Positive Impacts of Social Distancing

As we are all finding ourselves at home, learning different ways of working, some things are harder or more frustrating. But we are also finding benefits and are enjoying the positive impacts that…

Reflections on Conversation Series with Françoise Baylis and Ben Hurlbut

For a junior scholar of the social studies of life sciences like myself, being a part of conversations on the ethical, social, political, and moral implications of the Clustered Regularly…

SOLS and Biology and Society Students Advocate for Improved Waste Management in Arizona by Attending Science Day at Arizona State Capitol

As members of the Arizona Science and Policy Network, or AzSPN, three Biology and Society graduate students, Erin Murphy, Levi Helm, and Infynity Hill, have been advocating with two other students in…

Biology and Society Grads Travel the World for Research and Internships

Representing Arizona State University's School of Life Sciences and Center for Biology…

History and Philosophy of Science: Informing Current Law

History and Philosophy of Science might sound like a specialized subject that only a professor could love. But, no! In a project in collaboration with the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole,…

Alumni Spotlight: Maggie Paul

The Center is excited to profile a 10-year alum of the Biology and Society Master's program.  Maggie Paul, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Policy and Program Evaluation in the Department of…

Welcome New Biology and Society Graduate Students!

The Center for Biology and Society is excited to start off the 2018 academic year with a new group of graduate students. From conservation to health policy and disease—read more about their research…

AAAS Travel Award Opportunity

Barrett, The Honors College and the Center for Biology and Society are teaming up to offer travel awards for undergraduate students across all science and social science disciplines that are included…

Life Science Ethics Program Presents New Programming for 2018-2019 Academic Year

The Life Science Ethics Program is gearing up for a year of new events and programming.

CBS Conversation Series Continues

The Center for Biology and Society continues our conversation series this fall! The goal of each conversation is to present a big problem of contemporary interest in a way that is accessible to a…

Is Active Learning Making Students Anxious? It Depends How It's Done

Anxiety has been highlighted as a pressing concern for colleges, with over 60% of college students reporting that they felt overwhelming anxiety within the last year. While recent studies…

CBS Faculty Matt Chew Finds an Out-of-Place Catfish

ASU Now recently followed Professor Matt Chew to the Tres Rios Wetlands after the discovery of dead sailfin armored catfish in the local wetlands. Read the article here!

Minteer Latest Book, The Ark and Beyond, Featured on ASU Now

We are thrilled to announce another book by a Center for Biology and Society faculty member. Congratulations to Ben Minteer on the very well received The Ark and Beyond and being featured as the top…

2018 History of Biology Seminar Discusses "Engineering Life"

Last month, an eclectic mix of researchers from different backgrounds, disciplines, and nations descended on the seaside village of Woods Hole, Massachusetts, for the 31st annual History of Biology…