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February 1, 2000
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Roxane M. Geraci at (219) 980-6686
Indiana University Northwest
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IU Northwest Celebrates Darwin’s Birthday

DarwinDay 2000: Has Darwin Been Expelled From School? is the theme ofan afternoon event at Indiana University Northwestcelebratingthe birthday of 19th Century naturalist, CharlesDarwin. The program will be Feb. 9 from noon to 5:30 p.m. in the LibraryConference Center on campus and will include lectures on evolution andDarwin, refreshments and song.

University professors giving presentations in honor of Darwin’s 191stbirthday include special guest speaker, Greg Forbes of Grand Rapids CommunityCollege who will present, What's All the Fuss About, Three Billion YearsAfter theFact? at 1 p.m. IU Northwest professors also giving lecturesinclude Ken Schoon on Understanding the Rainbow: Differing Viewpoints at 12:15 p.m., Kristin Huysken on GThe Bumper Car Theory of theEvolution of the Earth at 2:30 p.m., Alan Barr on Bulldog Huxleyand His Advocacy of Darwinism at 3:15 p.m., Spencer Cortwright on IfDarwin Were Alive Today, I’d Like to Talk to Him About Three Things…at4 p.m., and Rhiman Rotz on But Toto, We’re Not in the 1920’s Anymoreat 4:45. 

Sponsored by the IU Northwest AnthropologyClub, the event is open to the community free of charge. For more informationcontact the IU Northwest Departmentof Anthropology at  219-980-7107.

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