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Congratulations on a successful NEH Summer Institute!

Erica O'Neil and Jason Robert featured in ASU News

Meet Charles Perrings, ASU Professor and Mystery Novelist

The author of hundreds of academic articles and books, Charles Perrings has an unexpected hobby: writing mystery novels.

Caring to Communicate

ASU values communication more than most universities and we in Biology and Society have opportunities to contribute.

Rethinking the ‘Green Revolution’: Q&A with Bio and Society Alum Marci Baranski

Alum Marci Baranski published a book based on her dissertation work called The Globalization of Wheat: A Critical History of the Green Revolution. The book challenges some dominant interpretations…

Reflections on Woods Hole and the History of Biology

Four ASU graduate students participated in the 34th annual History of Biology seminar at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA.

Congratulations to the Center for Biology and Society spring and summer 2023 graduates!

The Center is proud to recognize our 2023 MS and PhD graduates whose diverse interests represent the intellectual breadth of Biology and Society at ASU.

CBS Grad Student Carly Bush and Asst Professor Katelyn Cooper featured in ASU News

In a new study published in Life Sciences Education, ASU researchers Katey Cooper, Tala Araghi and Carly Busch highlight how active learning has the potential to both alleviate and exacerbate…

CBS Graduate Students Attend History of Biology Conference with a Friendly Tradition

Recent Bio & Society grads Dina Ziganshina Lienhard and Anna Clemencia Guerrero attended the 57th Joint Atlantic Seminar in the History of Biology.

Nicole Brewer named one of the 2023 Better Scientific Software Fellows

ASU graduate student awarded fellowship to improve scientific web applications

For the Love of Fossils: An Interview with Paige Madison

Paige is an alum of the Bio and Society Program. We spoke with her in February 2023 about her fascination with fossils and her academic path.

Thank you for supporting Biology and Society Students

Thank you for supporting the Center for Biology and Society with your gifts. All donations made to the Center for Biology and Society were matched up to $5000!

For the Fourth Time in 5 Years, Embryo Project Instructor Wins Teaching Excellence Award

The Center congratulates Risa Schnebly on winning a 2022 GPSA Teaching Excellence Award.

Carolyn Compton and Sara Brownell Named 2023 Founders' Day Honorees

Congratulations to Carolyn Compton on her Faculty Service Achievement Award and Sara Brownell on her Faculty Teaching Achievement Award. Both will be honored at the 2023 Founders' Day celebration.

From ASU to Global Health Research and Back: Meet Faculty Member Rachel Gur-Arie

ASU Bio & Society grad Rachel Gur-Arie was writing her dissertation on vaccine practices when the COVID-19 pandemic broke out.

Nathaniel Ross named U.S. Rhodes Scholar for 2023

Nathaniel Ross, CBS Undergraduate student is the first ASU Student in over 20 years to be selected as a 2023 Rhodes Scholar. Congratulations, Nathaniel!

Carolyn Compton among top female scientists in the world

For the first time, has published a list of the top 1,000 female scientists in the world. Carolyn Compton is one of the four faculty at Arizona State University that were recognized.

CBS/Global Futures grad student attends the Global Futures Conference in New York City

​Dina Ziganshina Lienhard, a fifth-year graduate student, attends the Global Futures Conference co-hosted by the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory at Arizona State University and the Earth…

Meet Environmental Ethicist Chris Rojas

Meet new Center faculty member Chris Rojas, Assistant Teaching Professor in life science ethics, specializing in environmental ethics.