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UMass Dartmouth celebrates Darwin Week

Festivities from Feb. 11 through Feb. 20 focus on "the reality and coolness of evolution"

I. Competition: Epic Reading of Passages from Charles Darwin's On The Origin of Species (1859)...and other books
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Guillermo Paz-y-Miño-C, Department of Biology

Monday, Feb. 11 at 11:00 AM
Library Lecture Hall 206
Student Readers:
Eunice Yang, Zachary Bourgault, Erica Bartlett, Fernanda Becker-Cabral

Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 11:00 AM
Library Lecture Hall 206
Student Readers:
Joy Smith, Joseph Moniz, Victoria Costa, Nolan Sullivan, Sarah Fanion

Friday, Feb. 15 at 11:30 AM
Library Lecture Hall 206
Student Reader:
Kelsey Martins, closing ...There is grandeur in this view of life...

II. Fossils & Skulls Exhibit
Audience Voting and Awards: Gold-fitness, Silver-back, Bronze-age & Platinum-saber-tooth
An amazing collection of fossils and skulls to learn about, touch (...gently) and admire
Monday, Feb. 11, and Wednesday, Feb. 13, from 12:00 to 2:00 PM
Campus Center Lobby
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Kathy Kavanagh, Department of Biology
Student Facilitators: Felecia Clodius, Zach Mickiewicz, Arck Perra, Brittany Baptiste, Katy Marchetti

III. Excerpts from the Kitzmiller v. Dover (Trial)
Wednesday, Feb 20, at 6:00 PM
Library Grand Reading Room
The triumph of Evolution over Intelligent Design / Design Creationism
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Guillermo Paz-y-Miño-C, Department of Biology
Student Facilitators: Rachael Bonoan, Felecia Clodius
(co-sponsors BioHonors, Biology Student Association & UMassD Honors Student Association)
 

Author:  "Robert Lamontagne [Contact]"
Date:  11-Feb-2013
Department:   Biology

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