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Reproductive Health Arizona (RHAZ) Celebrates Inaugural Public Event

More than one hundred people gathered on the evening of November 16, 2016, for the inaugural Reproductive Health Arizona (RHAZ) public event. Held in the courtyard of the new ASU Beus Center for Law…

Congratulations to Our 2016 Biology & Society Graduates!

Congratulations to all the Center students that defended their prospectus or thesis this Fall! 

C-Span Interviews Dr. Pyne for Cities Tour

C-Span stopped by Steve Pyne's home to discuss his book, Between Two Fires: A Fire History of Contemporary America, as part of their 2016 Cities Tour. The C-Span Cities Tour produces short videos…

Bio & Society Alum Reflects on Program Benefits

The Center for Biology and Society spoke recently with 2002 alum, Caitlin Schaninger, MD. Caitlin is an emergency physician with The Permanente Medical Group in California after earning a B.S. in…

Experimenting with Ethics Labs

Ethics labs are now in their second year, but for some this will be the first time hearing about them

CBS Speaks at the Philosophy of Science Association

Several CBS faculty members and graduate students recently attended the biennial meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association (PSA) in Atlanta, GA. The meeting, held in conjunction with the …

Alumni Spotlight: Yawen Zou

The Center for Biology & Society recently caught up with Yawen Zou, a 2016 PhD in History and Philosophy of Science, who is currently a lecturer for the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen. 

Embryo Project at '16 Homecoming

​ Arizona State University fans and alumni gathered at the Tempe Campus on Saturday, October 22, from 1:30pm to 7:00pm to join in the traditional homecoming game festivities. Located beneath the…

Faculty Spotlight: Beckett Sterner

The Center is excited to welcome a new faculty member this fall. Dr. Beckett Sterner joins Arizona State University and the Center for Biology and Society from the University of Michigan.

The CBS Conversation Series Begins!

Celebrating our 20th year by exploring the intersection of Biology and Society! Join us for the first event in the Center for Biology & Society's  2016-17 Conversation Series!

A Conversation with Manfred Laubichler

Celebrating our 20th year by exploring the intersection of Biology and Society! Join us for the first event in the Center for Biology & Society's  2016-17 Conversation Series!

Starting the New School Year with Life Science Ethics

ASU’s School of Life Sciences’ (SOLS) Program in Life Science Ethics helps students make ethics an integral part of studying science.  Karin Ellison, Associate Director of the Center for Biology and…

Alumni Spotlight: Jen Macias

The Center for Biology & Society recently caught up with Jen Macias, a 2011 BS in Biological Sciences with a concentration in Biology & Society who is currently a Designer/Partner for Fine Counsel.

Faculty Summer Research

Sara Brownell, Assistant Professor studying biology education, reports that the Biology Education Research Lab has had a productive summer thus far. The lab had two papers published in the June issue…

MBL History Project closes its 4th Season

On Friday, July 22, 2016, the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) History Project closed its doors on its fourth season.

Galapagos Research

Marielle Abalo, a Biology and Society Ph.D. student, recently conducted a preliminary research trip to assess ecotourism perceptions for and future implications of marine protected areas by using the…

Former Embryo Project Scholar may have “straightened out the stem-cell field”

Philosopher of science, Lucie Laplane, has published her dissertation with Harvard University Press. The text, Cancer Stem Cells: Philosophy and Therapies, is grounded in philosophy, history, and…

ASU Digital Innovation Group Goes International

DigInG has grown! As of June, 2016, the Digital Innovation Group at ASU has merged with software development activities within Department I of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (…