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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.

Give a Gift to Impact Biology and Society Students: Sun Devil Giving Day March 19

ASU Sun Devil Giving Day and your chance to make a difference for Biology and Society students.

CBS and Barrett, the Honors College send students to AAAS, 2015

A group of ASU students impressed the judges at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2015.

Embryo Project showcased History of Science at Night of the Open Door 2015

Spin the wheel and name the embryo, or build your own model embryo.

Distinguished Professor Returns to CBS to Teach Course on Scientific Revolution

White returned from his 2014 retirement to the Center for Biology and Society for the Spring 2015 semester to teach a course on the scientific revolution.

CBS Professors and Students Showcase New Methods for Understanding Innovation at AAAS 2015

New computational methods are changing our understanding of how and why innovation occurs in science and society.

Bioethics Breakfast Club back for the Spring Semester

From whole genome sequencing to three-person babies, this club addresses how ethics intersects with biology and medicine.

CBS graduate student Marci Baranski first to earn PhD from 4E Track

On Thursday, January 22, 2015, CBS graduate student Marci Baranski became the first person to earn a PhD in the Ecology, Economics, and Ethics of the Environment (4E) concentration of the Biology…

CBS Professor Jason Robert featured on AZ 12 News

Vice provost for ethics, Lincoln Center director, and associate professor Jason Robert was featured in a debate over vaccinations on the AZ 12 News on February 4, 2015.

CBS Faculty lead National Science Foundation Workshop

If you look to the National Science Foundation (NSF) for funding, you need to pay attention to your data.

On January 29-31, 2015, a team…

CBS Professor Stephen Pyne featured in new PBS ‘American Experience’ special

On Tuesday, February 3rd, a new documentary in PBS’s American Experience series, called “The Big Burn” aired, featuring CBS Professor Stephen Pyne.