Solar Geoengineering

Submitted by mkovvali on April 22, 2016 - 3:26pm

“Prudence demands that we study methods that offer the hope of limiting the environmental risks posed by the accumulation of fossil carbon in the atmosphere.” - David Keith

Future of Life

Submitted by mkovvali on April 22, 2016 - 1:46pm

For the Future of Life presentation on March 14th, Drs. Karmella Haynes and Emma Frow of the School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering spoke on the burgeoning field and applicability of synthetic biology, its relationship to biological engineering, and how we can make sense of evolutionary forces in order to reprogram them.

Future of Oceans

Submitted by mkovvali on April 22, 2016 - 1:44pm

In the second of the four part SFIS sponsored “Future of X” discussion series, faculty member Kiki Jenkins and affiliate Leah Gerber gave a presentation on the Future of Oceans on February 29th.

Future of Consciousness

Submitted by mkovvali on April 22, 2016 - 1:38pm

SFIS’s Gregg Pascal Zachary and SHPRS assistant professor Gaymon Bennett spoke together about the Future of Consciousness. Pointing out that consciousness has changed over the course of human history as the result of diet, activity, and technology, the speakers insisted it was worth it to explore the idea of consciousness’s future.

enLIGHTeNING Lunch with Hannah Rogers

What is bioart?

Hannah Rogers will discuss her research at SymbioticA in a wet lab for artists and artworks that employ tissue culture to create sculptures, 3-D printing for body augmentation, and images made from DNA. This talk will probe a question about the intersection of contemporary art and biotechnology: What is bioart?


Pizza served. RSVP to by noon on Tue April 26

enLIGHTeNING Lunch with Hannah Rogers


What is bioart?

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

12:00 noon - 1:00 pm

Tempe Campus: Coor 5536

Welcome to Undergraduate Programs

In our Innovation in Society programs you will learn the tools you need to analyze new technologies and innovations and how they may or may not benefit society. You will be prepared to develop innovative strategies to link the needs and values of society to new innovation to build exciting futures.

After completing one of our programs, you will be able to: