The Center for the Advancement of STEM Education

Darwin Day

  • Darwin Day Slideshow

  • Darwin Day Slideshow

  • Darwin Day Slideshow

  • Darwin Day Slideshow

  • Darwin Day Slideshow

Darwin Day is an international celebration of Darwin’s theory of evolution as well as a day dedicated to science communication and outreach, celebrated on or near the birthday of Charles Darwin. Community members are welcome to join faculty, students and staff for a day-long event that includes natural history displays, faculty and student presentations, and a keynote presentation by world-renowned Canadian parasitologist and evolutionary biologist, Daniel Riskin.

Date: February, 2020
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location: Bridgewater Campus


Lecture Q&A

We are pleased to invite you to attend lectures presented by BSU faculty members who will be sharing their research and answering the question “What it's like to be an evolutionary biologist?” After each talk, the faculty member and undergraduate research students will hold a "Question and Answer” session. 

Lecture I
Time: 8:00 AM
Instructor: Dr. Caitlin Fisher-Reid (Biological Sciences)
Location: Dana Mohler-Faria Science and Mathematics Center Room 120

Lecture II
Time: 10:00 AM
Instructor: Dr. Ellen Ingmanson (Anthropology)
Location: Dana Mohler-Faria Science and Mathematics Center Room 120


Anthropology, Evolution, Natural History and Charles Darwin Information Booths

There will be several all-day informational booths staffed by BSU undergraduate students.

Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Dana Mohler-Faria Science and Mathematics Center
Room: First Floor Atrium


Student Poster Displays

BSU undergraduate research posters will be on display throughout Darwin Day.

Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Dana Mohler-Faria Science and Mathematics Center
Room: Second Floor Park Avenue Atrium


Keynote Speaker

Please check back for updated information on our 2020 keynote speaker.