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Outreach & Education

Seminars & Reading Group Evolution Courses at UW Darwin Day Teaching Resources

 

 

The Crow Institute Outreach Committee works to advance the understanding of evolution in the general public and K-12 students through outreach events, public lectures, school programs, and teacher education. We are always seeking interested volunteers as well as donations to assist with these efforts. Contact Nicole Perna or Chris McAllester  to get involved.

 

DARWIN DAY is just around the corner!  February 12 -16, 2018

Preliminary Schedule (Please check back for updates)

Monday Feb 12, 2:30-4:00 - Darwin Day Afterschool Expeditions - Family friendly hands-on activities to explore evolutionary biology

Monday Feb 12, 6:30 pm - Keynote Address - John Logsdon (University of Iowa)

Tuesday Feb 13, 4:45-5:45 - Groundbreaking Discoveries in CALS (Part I) - "Reflections on Joshua Lederberg" presented by Millard Sussman (Emeritus, Genetics)

Wednesday Feb 14, time to be announced - Geology Seminar - Speaker Julie Meachen (Des Moines University)

Wednesday Feb 14, 7 pm - Wednesday Nite @ The Lab - speaker to be announced

Thursday Feb 15, 12:30 pm -1:30 pm - Evolution Seminar Series - speaker to be announced

Thursday Feb 15, 4:45 - 5:45 pm - Groundbreaking Discoveries in CALS (Part II) - "Still conjugating after all these years" presented by Nicole Perna (Genetics)

 

Consider making a donation - every little bit makes a difference!  Begin thinking about creating an Exploration Station for our hands-on family activity! Bring your ideas for how to make Darwin Day 2018 fun and informative for all ages!

 

Outreach

The Crow Institute works to advance the understanding of evolution in the general public and K-12 students through outreach events, public lectures, school programs, and teacher education. 

 

 

Education
On-campus education efforts by the JF Crow Institute focus on engaging the students, staff, and faculty who make up the evolution community and fostering discussion on a variety of topics. The Institute supports numerous opportunities for Graduate Study in Evolutionary Biology, undergraduate study through the Evolution Option in the Biology major, and oversees the Evolution Seminar Series, Zoology and Evolution Reading Group, Evolution Journal Club, and the Teaching Evolution Seminar.

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