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Darwin Day--Free pizza and cake on February 12

2009-02-06 15:31:28

Charles Darwin in party hat
Darwin Day Celebration
Thursday, February 12, 2009
Noon - 1:00
CSU Library, 1st floor
Open to the Campus Community


Join us in the Library on Thursday, February 12, 2009 from noon to 1:00 on the first floor to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of evolutionary biologist Charles Darwin (1809-1882) and to recognize the "Year of Darwin." Dean Bette Bonder of the College of Science will initiate the celebration.

Darwin Day is a global celebration of the discoveries and life of Charles Darwin, the man who first described biological evolution via natural selection with scientific rigor. Darwin Day also recognizes the enormous benefits that scientific knowledge, acquired through human curiosity and ingenuity, has contributed to the advancement of humanity.

The celebration includes:

  • Free birthday cake
  • Free pizza
  • Free lemonade
  • Short Film Viewing: "Evolution - Darwin's Dangerous Idea"
  • Darwin Exhibit: A comprehensive display of photos, books, and objects related to Charles Darwin. Assembled by Dr. Robert Krebs, Department of Biological and Geological and Environmental Sciences in the College of Science. On display through February.

Event sponsored by the CSU College of Science and the Library. Free and open to the Campus Community. Call 216-875-9734 for more information.

Posted 2009-02-06 15:31:28 by Barbara_Loomis.

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