REASON Omaha - Darwin Days
 
 

The following is a list of past Omaha Darwin Days sponsored by REASON. For more information on Darwin Day see the official Darwin Day homepage.
 
"Collecting and Identifying all the Species on our Earth: Progress since Darwin and Wallace"
(Flyer) (Video)
Date: Thursday, 2/13/14
Time: 7:30PM
Location: Main Auditorium, Durham Research Center, UNMC, Omaha, NE
Speaker: Scott Gardner, Ph.D -- professor of Biological Sciences at University of Nebraska, Lincoln
 
"From Darwin to the Holocaust? How Creationists Revise History"
Date: Tuesday, 2/12/13
Time: 7:30PM
Location: Main Auditorium, Durham Research Center, UNMC, Omaha, NE
Speaker: Hector Avalos, Ph.D -- professor of religious studies at Iowa State University
 
"Scientific Illiteracy: A Public Health Hazard"
Date: Thursday, 2/09/12
Time: 7:30PM
Location: Main Auditorium, Durham Research Center, UNMC, Omaha, NE
Speaker: John Janovy, Ph.D -- professor emeritus from University of Nebraska, Lincoln
 
"Is Evolution Predictable?"
Date: Thursday, 2/10/11
Time: 7:30PM
Location: Main Auditorium, Durham Research Center, UNMC, Omaha, NE
Speaker: Jay Storz -- Biology Professor at University of Nebraska, Lincoln discussed questions regarding the inherent reproducibility and predictability of the evolutionary process.
 
"Evolution of the Sex-Determination Pathways in Bees"
Date: Thursday, 2/11/10
Time: 7:30PM
Location: Main Auditorium, Durham Research Center, UNMC, Omaha, NE
Speaker: Soochin Cho, Assistant Professor of Molecular & Evolutionary Genomics, Creighton University
 
"Is it Good to be Sexy or Sexy to be Good?"
Date: Thursday, 2/12/09
Time: 7:30PM
Location: Main Auditorium, Durham Research Center, UNMC, Omaha, NE
Speaker: Ted Burk, Prof. of Animal Behavior Entomology and Behavioral Ecology, Creighton University
 
"Evolution: It's still happening"
Date: Wednesday, 2/13/08
Time: 7:30PM
Location: Main Auditorium, Durham Research Center, UNMC, Omaha, NE
Speaker: Maurice Godfrey, Dept of Molecular Genetics, Munroe-Meyer Institute, UNMC
 
"Darwin and the Tree of Life"
Date: Monday, 2/12/07
Time: 7:30PM
Location: Main Auditorium, Durham Research Center, UNMC, Omaha, NE
Speaker: Guillermo Orti, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Nebraska Lincoln
 
"Are Problems with Evolution Evidence for Intelligent Design?"
Date: Monday, 2/13/06
Time: 7:30PM
Location: Main Auditorium, Durham Research Center, UNMC, Omaha, NE
Speaker: Charles F. Austerberry, Biology Dept, Creighton University
 
"What Darwin Didn't Know: How Mutations can Increase Complexity and Diversity"
Date: Thursday, 2/10/05
Time: 7:30PM
Location: Antiquarium, 1215 Harney St, Omaha, NE
Speaker: Charles F. Austerberry, Biology Dept, Creighton University
 
"Is Darwinism a Religion?"
Date: Thursday, 2/12/04
Time: 7:30PM
Location: Antiquarium, 1215 Harney St, Omaha, NE
Speaker: Chris McClellan PhD, History and Philosophy of Science, Notre Dame
 
"Darwin versus Wallace on Science and Pseudoscience"
Date: Wednesday, 2/12/03
Time: 7 PM
Location: McFoster's Cafe, 38th and Farnam, Omaha
Speaker: Ted Burk, Biology Dept, Creighton University
 
"Anti-Evolution in Nebraska"
Date: Tuesday, 2/12/02
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Omaha History Center and Coffee Lounge, 512 So 13th St, Omaha
Speaker: Les Lane, Biologist, Plant Pathologist, UNL
 
"Serendipity and Science: Charles Darwin and the Legacy of Chance Events"
Date: Monday, 2/12/01
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Omaha History Center and Coffee Lounge, 512 So 13th St, Omaha
Speaker: Jim Platz, Evolutionary Biologist, Creighton University
 
"The life and work of Charles Darwin."
Date: Saturday, 2/12/00
Time: 2 to 5 PM
Location: Omaha History Center and Coffee Lounge, 512 So 13th St, Omaha
Speaker: Dennis Kingery, Biology Instructor, Metro Community College