NCSE Evolution Education Update for 2010/05/14
(by NCSE Deputy Director Glenn Branch)
Dear Friends of NCSE, A batch of videos for your enjoyment, and NCSE's Eugenie C. Scott is to receive her eighth honorary degree.
VIDEOS, VIDEOS, VIDEOS! A slew of videos featuring NCSE's executive director Eugenie C. Scott have been recently added to NCSE's YouTube channel. There's "Not Over After Dover," a lecture delivered at Colorado State University in January 2010, as well as three segments from the "Listen to the Scientists" series filmed in 2005, in which Scott discusses the nature of science, creationism, and the importance of science education. And there are also two blasts from the past: the presentation, by Molly Ivins, to Scott of the Hugh Hefner First Amendment Award for 1999, and "Science Showdown!" -- a mock creationism/evolution debate staged at the 1989 meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, starring Linda Wolfe as Charlene Darwin, William Thwaites as Dr. P. D. Q. Piltdown, William Pollitzer as the Reverend Billy Joe Pollitzer, Leslie Sue Lieberman as Vanna Sue, and Scott as the moderator, Oprah Donahue. Tune in and enjoy! For NCSE's YouTube channel, visit: http://www.youtube.com/user/NatCen4ScienceEd NCSE'S SCOTT TO BE HONORED BY COLORADO COLLEGE NCSE's executive director Eugenie C. Scott is to receive an honorary degree from Colorado College, on May 17, 2010, in recognition of her achievements in defending the teaching of evolution in the public schools, according to a May 5, 2010, press release from the university. The honorary degree will be her eighth; she received honorary Doctor of Science degrees from McGill University in 2003, the Ohio State University in 2005, Mount Holyoke College and the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, in 2006; Rutgers University in 2007; and the University of New Mexico in 2008, and she will be receiving an honorary degree from the University of Missouri, Columbia, on May 15, 2010. For the press release, visit: http://www.coloradocollege.edu/news_events/releases/2010/May%2010/Commencement%202010.asp Thanks for reading! And don't forget to visit NCSE's website -- http://ncse.com -- where you can always find the latest news on evolution education and threats to it. -- Sincerely, Glenn Branch Deputy Director National Center for Science Education, Inc. 420 40th Street, Suite 2 Oakland, CA 94609-2509 510-601-7203 x310 fax: 510-601-7204 800-290-6006 firstname.lastname@example.org http://ncse.com Subscribe to NCSE's free weekly e-newsletter: http://groups.google.com/group/ncse-news NCSE is on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter: http://www.facebook.com/evolution.ncse http://www.youtube.com/NatCen4ScienceEd http://twitter.com/ncse NCSE's work is supported by its members. Join today! http://ncse.com/membership