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International Darwin Day 2017

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​Keynote speaker Karen Strier​​

Charles Darwin was born on 12 February 1809. Numerous events have been organized around the world to celebrate his contributions to humanity, science and rational thought. This event is hosted by the University of Delaware’s Chapter of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Society, the Interdisciplinary Science Learning Learning Center, and the Department of Anthropology.

Monday, February 13, 2017
10:45AM to 5:00PM 
Room 110
Harker Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory
221 Academy Street, Newark, DE 19716

Tuesday, February 14, 2017  
​Class of 1942 Room
Morris Library 

Space is limited so please register ahead by sending a request to Limited space for parking is adjacent to the Perkins Student Center on Academy Street south of the ISE Lab.

Our keynote speakers will be Karen Strier on 2/13 and Jeremy Norman on 2/14 and nine University of Delaware faculty will each present 18 minute TED-like talks followed by discussion on 2/13.

(click links for more information about the speaker and sessions)

Schedule on Monday, February 13th

10:45AM-12:15PM Room 110 ISE Lab
10:45AM -11:05AM Hal White​
11:05AM - 11:45AM Lauren Morgens / Matt Sarver

Discussion 11:45AM – Noon

Noon-12:30PM Break

12:30 PM - 2PM Keynote Speaker: Karen Strier  Room 110 ISE Lab

2:15 PM - 3:30PM Room 110 ISE Lab
2:15-2:35 PM Siobhan Maria  Carroll
2:35-2:55PM Thomas Evans
2:55-3:15 Cathy Wu

Discussion 3:15-3:30​​

3:30-3:45 Break

​3:45PM – 5:00PM Room 110 ISE Lab​
3:45-4:05 PM Tom Rocek
4:05-4:25 PM Eric Wommack
4:25-4:45 PM Julia Maresca​ 

Discussion 4:45-5:00PM

Schedule on Tuesday, February 14th

​​Jeremy Norman
Class of 1942 Room Morris Library ​

This event is co-sponsored by the Delaware Bibliophiles and the University of Delaware Library.

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  • 221 Academy Street, Suite 402
  • University of Delaware
  • Newark, DE 19716, USA
  • Phone: 302-831-6400