Welcome to Iowa City Darwin Day, a grand celebration of science and its many contributions to humanity!
As in previous years, this year we welcome a slate of world-renowned scientists who will share their research in a series of professional seminars (on Friday afternoon) and public talks (on Saturday). All events are free and open to the public.
Saturday's talks are intended for a public audience.
For additional information, visit http://iowacitydarwinday.org/
Additional details will be added to the schedule throughout January and February.
Saturday schedule--Macbride Auditorium unless otherwise noted.
9 a.m.: Coffee and pastries; merchandise sales available.
9:30 a.m.: Paul Strode -- "Teaching Students to Think Like Scientists"
10 a.m.: James Hansen -- "Young People’s Burden: Averting Climate Disaster"
NOTE: the originally scheduled talk by Jacquelyn Gill has been canceled.
11 a.m.: Julie Meachen -- "Caving for Carnivores: Climate Change, Ice Age Extinctions, and DNA"
12 p.m.: Asheley Landrum -- "Who Doesn't Believe Science?"
1 p.m.: Darwin Day Birthday Celebration (Hall of Birds)
2-5:30 p.m.: Teaching Workshop (location: 106 Biology Building East [BBE]). Led by Paul Strode.
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Pentacrest Museums in advance at 319-335-1508.