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The Department of Biological Science and the Center for the Advancement of STEM Education at Bridgewater State University are pleased to present the 2018 Darwin Day Celebration.The celebration will take place on Friday, February 9, 2018 in the Dana Mohler-Faria Science and Mathematics Center. Throughout the day, we will have information booths staffed by BSU students, student research posters, and a natural history display from Biology's collection. Celebratory events include viewing the documentary series, "Your Inner Fish," with moderated discussions at 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM, and 3:00 PM. Our invited Keynote speaker for Darwin Day 2018 is Dr. Scott Edwards of Harvard University ( He is an evolutionary biologist who specializes in speciation in birds. Dr. Edwards will give his keynote talk at 7 PM in the Dana Mohler-Faria Auditorium. All are welcome to attend, although transportation to this event is not supported by BSU.

The BSU Observatory offers public viewing nights during the Fall and Spring semesters. The Observatory staff will show you constellations, planets, stars, nebulae, galaxies and star clusters, and will be happy to answer any questions you have about astronomy. For more information, please visit the BSU Observatory website.

Open Lab Night 2017 was attended by more than 700 community members! Please check back for more information on future Open Lab Night events.

To see photos from Open Lab Night 2017, click here.
To see photos from Open Lab Night 2016, click here.