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Spring 2011 Biology and Society Lecture Series: Exploring the Future of Bioethics
This series draws together distinguished scholars from several disciplinary perspectives to reflect upon the role of bioethics in contemporary democratic societies.
Center Faculty Named as Sustainability Scientists & Scholars
“I am pleased that so many of my colleagues have been named Sustainability Scientists and Scholars at the Global Institute of Sustainability (GIOS), in recognition of the essential and integrative…
Bio & Soc Undergrad Hanging Up Soccer Cleats for Medical School
After three years as one of the top collegiate soccer defenders in the country – and three straight years of earning First-Team Pac-10 All-Academic honors – ASU's Liz Harkin is hanging up her soccer…
Jane Maienschein, AZ Professor of the Year!
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education named ASU scientist Jane Maienschein the 2010 Arizona Professor of the Year.
Alum Receives Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Award
Biology and Society alum Sarah Lusk recently received the David E. Rogers Award for Community Service along with her medical degree from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and was accepted into a…
AAAS Summer Internship Opportunities
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has an amazing summer internship program, hosting interns in several of the programs and centers within their Science…
Julie Luft Part of Science Education Delegation in China
Julie Luft, a professor of science education in the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University, was part of a delegation of prominent U.S. educators who traveled to Shanghai, China, to…
Nature's Backbone at Risk
The most comprehensive assessment of the world’s vertebrates confirms an extinction crisis with one-fifth of species threatened. “What is needed going forward is a stronger commitment to the…
Call to Reshape University Curricula
Universities worldwide are undergoing structural transformation, but reform of curricula is also key to their renewal.
In Memoriam - David L. Hull (1935-2010)
Dr. David Hull, a friend and colleague to many in the Center for Biology and Society, passed away in August after a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer. He passed away at home, among…
Funding Graduate Research in the Center for Biology & Society
Graduate dissertation projects, thoroughly researched and meticulously carried out, generally require funding beyond what is normally provided to support the average graduate student. To procure the…
Congratulations Scholarship Winners: Katie Dreeland and Anne Clay
Katie Dreeland and Anne Clay were selected out of over 5300 applications for the U.S. Dept of State 2010 Critical Language Scholarships. This award will allow Katie to study Arabic in Cairo and Anne…
Les Landrum: Protecting Nature's Library
ASU's Leslie Landrum documents and catalogues the diversity of plants that exist in Arizona.
Digital HPS Summit
The Digital HPS Initiative Summit on February 26-27, 2010 at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA was organized by ASU’s Center for Biology and Society and funded by the National…
Attending the AAAS 2010 Conference
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"Of Locusts & Scientists"
Manfred Laubichler has a new review on a theatric production embracing science as art published in Science Magazine...
"Rethinking our Writing, Rewriting our Thinking"
"Rethinking our Writing, Rewriting our Thinking" is a free workshop series designed to help ASU staff, facultly and grads transition from their academic writing to writing for the public. Our own Dr…
Mark Ulett’s Experience at Biology by the Sea
It is sometimes easy for graduate students to get stuck in their own work. We become isolated from the community at large, lost in the vastness of our own projects. For this reason, it is important…
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