[CONTRIBUTING AUTHOR: MEGAN KEANE]
(Charleston, IL) – In celebration of Charles Darwin’s birthday and his collective contributions to science, Eastern Illinois University will host a three-day event to celebrate the university’s 18th annual “Darwin Days” festivities, being held this month.
EIU’s 18th annual Darwin Days theme is “Climate Change and Evolutionary Crisis.” Through a feature film, panel discussion, and two stimulating lectures, participants can expect to more broadly expand their understanding of modern evolution, climate change and environmental sex determination.
The Darwin Days Program is an annual event commemorated by at EIU alongside hundreds of churches, museums, educational organizations and science research institutions around the globe. The event pays tribute to Charles Darwin’s birthday and science’s ever-growing knowledge in part to his hand in revolutionary research in evolution.
EIU’s Darwin Days events are all free and open to the public, and include:
For more information about EIU, or to learn more about its growing assortment of programs and services, visit the university’s website at www.eiu.edu, or call EIU’s public information office at (217) 581-7400.