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Northwest Missouri State University


News Release

March 10, 2009

Student societies sponsoring Darwin anniversary events

The Beta Beta Beta biology honor society and the Philosophy Club/Phi Sigma Tau honor society are sponsoring a continuing series of campus events to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin, the English naturalist largely responsible for the idea that species evolve through natural selection.

Darwin, who was born on Feb. 12, 1809, published his most famous work, "On the Origin of Species" in 1859.

Remaining Darwin-related events being organized by the two student organizations include:

Presenters during the panel discussion will include:

For more information about these upcoming Charles Darwin anniversary events, e-mail Chris Williams at S271541@nwmisosuri.edu .


For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Media Relations Specialist
mhorn@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
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