Monday, February 06, 2006
Darwin Day at Universith of Tennessee
This year, Darwin Day at the University of Tennessee will focus on “Science and Religion” and how the two philosophies can coexist without controversy.
- Feb. 7: The Rev. Michael Dowd will discuss how understanding evolution and science can strengthen everyone’s acceptance of religion and science at Church of the Savior starting at 7:15 p.m.
- Feb 7: Gary McCracken and Andrew Kramer, both ecology and evolutionary professors, will hold a teacher workshop at 7 p.m. at Tennessee Valley Universalists Unitarian Church, to address historical and recent controversies surrounding intelligent design and teaching evolution in schools.
- Feb. 9: Tim Berra, professor emeritus of evolution and organismal biology at The Ohio State University will discuss the life, writing and significance of Charles Darwin at 7:30 p.m. in the Cox Auditorium.
- Feb. 10: Berra will speak as part of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Seminar Series held in the Science and Engineering Building, Room 309 at 3:30 pm.
You'll find more information on Darwin Day at the University of Tennessee here.