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Student Spotlight: Anna Clemencia Guerrero

In 2018, cell biology experts from all over the United States traveled to Washington, DC, for a National Science Foundation, hereafter NSF, Ideas Lab. The topic of the program was “Understanding the…

Alumni Spotlight: Liz Barnes

I started my academic career in biology and society ten years ago when I transferred to ASU as an undergraduate student from a community college. At that time, I was a first-generation college…

Student Spotlight: Kelle Dhein

In the summer of 2015, I was setting up meetings all over ASU’s Tempe campus searching for a university job that would reduce my tuition so that I could earn a master’s degree on the side. To my…

Student Spotlight: Katie Surrey

From a young age I knew that I wanted to pursue a career focused on animals. Ignoring the classic predictions from friends and family that I would become a veterinarian (and knowing that I didn’t…

Student Spotlight: Theora Tiffney

My fascination with infectious diseases began with my mother's bedtime stories. Instead of the cheerful, popular chapter books that were school-approved introductions to reading, my mom fell back on…

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…

Embryo Project Wins HSS Education Prize

The annual History of Science Society meeting took place last week in   Seattle, from November, 1-4 2018, in conjunction with the Philosophy of   Science Association biennial…

Biology and Society Grads Travel the World for Research and Internships

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

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!

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…