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Between Conservation and Ecotourism: Marielle Abalo advances her Research in Germany

Marielle Abalo, a first-year Biology and Society PhD student, recently took advantage of a CBS funded conference trip to advance her research. As part of the 4E (Ecology, Economics, and Ethics of the…

Kelle Dhein receives Ford Foundation Fellowship

Kelle Dhein, a first year PhD student in the Biology…

A Real Zootopia? Ben Minteer Examines the Evolution of Zoos

What if it were possible to create a zoo without enclosures, a place where visitors could move freely among the elephants and giraffes?  And what if zoo designers actually got so good at simulating…

Hurlbut Contributes to International Debate over Human Gene Editing

In recent months, CBS center faculty affiliate Ben Hurlbut has contributed to an emerging, international debate about human applications of CRISPR/Cas9—a new technique of genetic engineering or “gene…

Embryo Project at Night of the Open Door

The Embryo Project (EP) engaged audiences of all ages at this year’s Night of the Open Door on ASU’s Tempe Campus on Saturday, February 27, from 4:00 to 9:00pm. This was the fourth year that ASU…

The Biology Education Research Lab’s Eye on Equity

Active learning is being adopted across undergraduate biology classrooms, but not all students may equally reap the benefits of these practices.  Multiple barriers may prevent students from fully…

Fire Expert Receives Teaching Honor

On Monday, January 25th, Stephen Pyne, a Regents’ Professor, Distinguished Sustainability Scholar and Center for Biology and Society faculty member thought it was going to be a normal day of…

CBS Student Experiences Public Health Policy in Israel

CBS graduate student Rachel Gur-Arie is coming up on her sixth month of being a Fulbright research scholar at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Beer Sheva, Israel, with Dr. Nadav Davidovitch. Gur…

Spotlight on the Digital Innovation Group

Harnessing computational power for the history of science. In the Fall 2015 semester, more than two dozen computer science and humanities students spent nine hours each week in a small lab in the…

ASU-Leuphana Global Classroom Comes to a Triumphant Conclusion

Global classroom ends with final lessons on interdisciplinarity and working across cultures.

MBL History Project Enters Third Year, Expands in New Directions

Brown University Royce Fellow and biodiversity are among this year’s big news at the MBL History Project.

Graduate Students Form a Tradition of Civic Leadership

For students in the Center for Biology and Society (CBS), civic leadership is quickly becoming a tradition.  

Annual History of Biology Seminar hosted at the Marine Biological Laboratory

The 27th annual MBL-ASU History of Biology seminar occurred in Woods Hole May 13-20,…

CBS Faculty Pyne and Minteer discuss conservation in the Age of Humans

Today many environmental scientists, historians, philosophers, journalists, activists, and land managers are wrestling over the future of nature preservation in the “Anthropocene.”   A…

Biology & Society Students Won Big in Spring 2015

Biology and Society students won big awards this semester, from places like the Fulbright U.S.

Spring 2015 Biology & Society Defenses

Congratulations to all the Biology & Society students who defended their research in the Spring of 2015!

Stay connected with CBS on Social Media

Did you know that The Center for Biology and Society, along with our affiliated projects, is on social media?

Stay connected with CBS graduate students through Facebook…

Editor at Slate Shares Science Communication Tips with CBS Graduate Students

Communicating science, along with its political and technological implications, to a public audience, is an emphasis of many CBS graduate students’ education.