Category Archives: Charles Darwin

February 4th, 2015

In his voyage upon the HMS Beagle, Charles Darwin was able to observe and reflect upon the composition of the plants and animals inhabiting the islands he visited and how […]

January 29th, 2014

Celebrate Charles Darwin’s birthday (February 12) by exploring the evolution of our alien invaders, otherwise known as parasites!The Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery and Union South will play host to the […]

February 6th, 2013

“Life only exists because it can reproduce – and living organisms have sure found some odd ways to do it!”* In the spirit of Valentine’s Day and Charles Darwin’s birthday (February […]

February 10th, 2012

“Toxic newts capable of poisoning humans, and the snakes that eat them. Delicate beauties and nightmarish monsters from the ocean depths. Plants that make a living sucking the life out […]

February 4th, 2011

Mark your calendar for UW-Madison’s 6th Annual Darwin Day(s), February 10-12, 2011. This year, the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery will play host to a series of lectures and science stations, […]

February 8th, 2010

Save the date for UW-Madison’s 5th Annual Darwin Day, Saturday, February 13, 2010. The celebration begins at 9:00 AM and is free and open to the public. Lectures and exploration […]

February 2nd, 2009

“There is grandeur in this view of life… from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved.”–Charles Darwin 2009 marks the […]

January 31st, 2008

UW-Madison will celebrate its third annual Darwin Day, with speakers and interactive displays, on Saturday, February 9, 2008. The morning session will be held in the Microbial Sciences building, Ebling […]

June 4th, 2007

If you would like to gain insight into the “evolution” of that particular, so-named, scientific tenet, as bantered about by contemporaries, among other topics of the day, then consider browsing […]