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)



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