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Katelyn Cooper Featured in NBC News

Katelyn Cooper recognized by NBC News In honor of Pride Month, NBC Out is highlighting and celebrating a new generation of LGBTQ trailblazers, creators and newsmakers.

School of life sciences assistant professor ahead of the curve in efforts to promote inclusivity in science

Assistant professor Katelyn Cooper, who joined the School of Life Sciences at ASU in 2020, is proving that big risks lead to big rewards.  Cooper, a biology education researcher, has built her lab on…

Study indicates perceived impact of a STEM instructor revealing LGBTQ identity to students

A new study is the first to indicate the perceived impact of an instructor revealing her LGBTQ identity to students in the U.S. The study, published in Life Sciences Education, was co-authored by…

2 ASU faculty members recognized with 2022 Gary Krahenbuhl Difference Maker Award

Carolyn Compton and Megan Jehn received the annual Gary Krahenbuhl Difference Maker Award which honors a faculty member who personifies the spirit of difference-making as demonstrated by Krahenbuhl,…

Bio and Society Alumna Pursues Her Passion in Urology

Rainey Horwitz reflects how the writing and editing tools she gained from the Embryo Project gave her the confidence to pursue research projects outside of her formal medical training.

Is Fire Season Upon Us?

Pyne is a professor emeritus in the School of Life Sciences and the author of more than 30 books, mostly on the history of and management of wildland and rural fire. He spoke to ASU News this week to…

The opportunity cost of conservation

An ASU research team has developed a first-of-its-kind study that combines conservation with practical economic tools for a case study of Columbia, South America. The study, led by Camila Gurrero-…

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recognizes 4 outstanding CBS graduate students

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recognizes outstanding graduate students pursuing research-based graduate degrees in STEM or STEM education. The purpose of the GRFP is to help…

AAAS honors 7 ASU faculty as lifetime fellows

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals,…

Welcome New 2021 Biology and Society Graduate Students

The Center for Biology and Society is delighted to welcome a new group of graduate students to the 2021 academic year. Read about their research interests, backgrounds, hobbies, and much more!

Embryo Tales

In 2020, the Embryo Project Encyclopedia (EPE) partnered with Ask A Biologist (AAB) to create a new content type connecting the two publications – Embryo Tales. EPE is a peer-reviewed encyclopedia on…

Kate MacCord: Recipient of the School of Life Sciences 2021 Faculty Teaching Award

Kate MacCord: Recipient of the School of Life Sciences 2021 Faculty Teaching Award

2020-2021 Biology and Society Recognitions

This academic year has been “different” in so many ways. It’s time to celebrate the wonderful achievements of the Biology and Society community. There are many ways our faculty, staff, and students…

Student Spotlight: Sanghamitra Das

Sanghamitra Das is a PhD candidate in the Center for Biology and Society on the Bioethics, Policy and Law track. An Indian citizen, Sanghamitra arrived at Arizona State University (ASU) in 2018 with…

Center for Biology and Society PhD Graduate earns several awards and looks forward to his academic future

I have had a wonderful final semester with the Center for Biology and Society this spring. I was able to focus on finishing my doctoral research thanks to the support of a SOLS completion…

Bio and Society PhD student earns national research recognition award

Carly Busch has been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship and recently was awarded a “Research Recognition Award” from the American Physiological Society…

PhD student earns 1st place in poster competition at AAAS and a first-author publication in the same semester

Erika Nadile is a 2nd-year Biology and Society PhD student in Sara Brownell’s Biology Education Research…