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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.

CBS Robert to Champion Value-Based Learning

Jason Robert, Center for Biology & Society faculty member, has been appointed Associate Vice Provost for ethics at ASU. He will champion ethics throughout curricula and across campuses

CBS Minteer says "Extinct Species Should Stay Extinct"

Ben Minteer, Arizona Zoological Society Endowed Chair at Arizona State University and Center for Biology…

CBS Graduate Students Present at HSS

Graduate students at the Center for Biology and Society made a tremendous impact at the joint History of Science Society (HSS)/Philosophy of Science Association (PSA) meeting in Chicago, November 6-9…

The Science of Cryonics; a recent topic of the Bioethics Breakfast Club

The inaugural meeting of the Bioethics Breakfast Club was a smashing success, with faculty and graduate students from across ASU coming together to discuss topical issues in biomedical ethics.

CBS Minteer Lectures at American Museum of Natural History

Ben Minteer, Arizona Zoological Society Chair in the School of Life Sciences at ASU and Center for Biology & Society faculty…

Embryo Project @ ASU Homecoming 2014

On Saturday, November 1, 2014, members of the Embryo Project editorial team welcomed alumni, prospective students, and kids of all ages to the 2014 ASU Homecoming.

Can Zoos Save the World? Ben Minteer answers

Professor Minteer, Arizona Zoological Society Chair in the School of Life…

The Global Classroom - Goes Local!

GLOBAL CLASSROOM BLOG:  Be sure to check out the Global Classroom Blog written by the students…

CBS PhD Student Federica T. Colonna Returns from Summer of Archival Research in Europe

After finishing her first year as a doctoral student in History and Philosophy of Science, Federica  had the opportunity of researching in the archives in Europe.