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Darwin Day is February 12th, the date of birth of Charles Darwin in the year 1809, at Shrewsbury, England. On this date, and throughout the month, people from all over the world are honoring the life, work and influence of Charles Darwin with events and activities that celebrate science and our shared humanity. Join in the events to celebrate the adventure of science and the 'passion to know' that drives us to inquire, explore and discover what this world is all about. All events are free and open to the public.
Schedule of events on Eastern Illinois University's campus 2023
PBS WGBH Evolution web site
- Evolution: Videos for Teachers
- Evolution: Videos for Students
Darwin Day Organizers: Zhiwei Liu, Yordan Yordanov, and Steve Brantley.
We thank the following people and departments for helping fund this program: Jane and Herbert Lasky, Department of Biological Sciences, Provost Jay Gatrell, and College of Sciences Dean Doug Klarup.
Stephen Jay Gould Award information
Booth Library Darwin Day Display