NDSU’s Darwin Days Allow Students to Explore Biological History

The two-day event culminated with a speech and birthday dinner honoring the scientist

FARGO, N.D. — Over the last two days, NDSU students learned how Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution impacts the world around them. This year marks the tenth anniversary of when the university’s biological sciences department started celebrating the famed scientist. People could learn how evolutionary changes impact animal behavior while also getting to interact with live animals. One NDSU professor…

NDSU’s Darwin Day Teaches Community About Life Sciences

The biology department celebrates Charles Darwin's birthday

  FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State University’s biology department celebrated Charles Darwin’s birthday today with Darwin Day. “Darwin Day started to become really popular about 2009, when it would’ve been Darwin’s 200th birthday. I think that people are also trying to bring awareness about science,” said Kendra Greenlee, a biological science professor. Plants, snakes, and even some dancing dinosaurs—they…

NDSU Students, Faculty Host Darwin Day

NDSU Celebrates Evolution with the Community

FARGO, N.D. — Students and Facility at NDSU held a Darwin Day earlier today at in their new S.T.E.M building. The pop–up museum displayed different fossils, skeletons, insects, and stuffed animals from NDSU’s collection. The purpose of this exhibit was to teach people in the community more about the evolution of animals. “It’s something that a lot of people don’t…