To evolve or not to evolve: Campus groups mark 'Darwin Day'

February 03, 2009

Several Penn State Altoona groups will observe "Darwin Day" from 12:30-5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 12 in the Edith Davis Eve Chapel on the Penn State Altoona campus. "Darwin Day" commemorates the 200th birthday of Charles Darwin and the 150th anniversary of the publication of his definitive work "On the Origin of Species."

The event, hosted by the Biology Club, biology students, and the Penn State Altoona science faculty, will feature the following events:

12:30 p.m. - Ed Levri, associate professor of biology, will present "What did Darwin really say?"

1:15 p.m. - Adam Hartstone-Rose, assistant professor of biology, will present “Incorporation of Student Colleagues into Explorations of Carnivore Morphology and Ecology."

2 p.m. - Adam Hartstone-Rose, assistant professor of biology, will present “Human Evolution."

3 p.m. - Panel Discussion: "Science and Religion"

4 p.m. - Refreshments.

The event is free and open to the public.

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Last Updated March 19, 2009