Charles Darwin Bicentennial Week at BYU, Feb. 9-13, 2009

1809 - 1859 - 2009




  1. Monday, 6 p.m., 455 MARB
    How Darwin's Big Idea Has Improved the Human Condition: Three Vignettes for Discussion
    Evolution and Modern Medicine - Keith Crandall, Department of Biology
    Evolution in Forensics, Food, & Conservation - Byron Adams, Department of Biology
    Evolution and Behavior - Jerry Johnson, Department of Biology



  2. Tuesday, Noon, 321 Maeser Building Auditorium
    The Many Faces of Charles Darwin
    Daniel Fairbanks, Professor and Associate Dean of Science and Health, Utah Valley University



  3. Wednesday, 3 p.m., 455 MARB
    An Approach to Understanding the Creation
    Terry Ball, Dean of Religious Education, Department of Ancient Scripture, Brigham Young University



  4. Wednesday, 7 p.m., 445 MARB
    On Knowing: The Times and Seasons of Joseph Smith, Abraham Lincoln, and Charles Darwin
    Riley Nelson, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Brigham Young University



  5. Thursday Feb. 12 - 7 p.m. - 3220 Wilkinson Student Center
    The Legacy of Charles Darwin: Seeking Grandeur in the View of Life
    Michael Whiting, Professor, Department of Biology, Brigham Young University
    Birthday cake will be served following the lecture.




  6. Thursday, 6:30 p.m. reception, 7p.m. lecture, 377 Clyde Building
    The Evolution of Charles Darwin: A Bicentennial Celebration
    Scott Ritter, Professor & Chair, Department of Geology, Brigham Young University



  7. Friday, 3 p.m., 445 MARB
    Darwin and the Human Fossil Record
    Duane Jeffery, Professor Emeritus, Department of Biology, Brigham Young University

For more information, please see the press release.

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