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Second annual Darwin Days planned at NDSU

The North Dakota State University Department of Biological Sciences has planned NDSU's second annual Darwin Days for Feb. 11-12, which coincide with Charles Darwin's 201st birthday. Several events have been planned.


• Thursday, Feb. 11

A Science Café is set for 6:30 p.m. in the Richard H. Barry Hall Auditorium. Eugenie Scott, executive director of the National Center for Science Education, will present "The Evolution of Creationism."

Organizers have planned a movie showing at 6:30 p.m. at the Fargo Theatre. The movie will be announced at a later date.


• Friday, Feb. 12

Advance FORWARD has planned a STEM Women's Coffee at 10:30 a.m. in FLC 316E.

Darwin Days participants can celebrate with cake and get a T-shirt from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. outside of Richard H. Barry Hall Auditorium.

A panel discussion is planned from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Richard H. Barry Hall Auditorium. Panelists include Scott; Allan Ashworth, Distinguished Professor of Geosciences; Dennis Cooley, associate professor of philosophy; and geosciences faculty Julia Bowsher, Erin Gillam and Steve Travers.

An Adaptation Party is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at Stoker's Basement in the Hodo.

The College of Science and Mathematics, the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and Advance FORWARD also are sponsors of the event. For more information, go to or contact Wendy Reed at (701) 231-5921.

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