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 which celebrate science and our shared humanity. Join in the events and 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:
The Darwin Day Lecture Series is on hiatus for 2017, but will return in February 2018!
Please stay tuned for the 2018 event schedule.
PBS WGBH Evolution web site
- Evolution: Videos for Teachers
- Evolution: Videos for Students
Darwin Day Organizers: Ann Fritz, Gary Fritz, Zhiwei Liu, Yordan Yordanov, Steve Brantley and Mike Kory.
Stephen Jay Gould Award information
Booth Library Darwin Day Display