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Darwin Day - Science Innovations in Climate Change
Date: October 11
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Goodwin Hall Auditorium
Event Sponsor: Jurica-Suchy Nature Museum
9:00 am - 11:00 am Faculty Presentations
11:10 am - 12:30 pm Keynote Presentation
The Jurica-Suchy Nature Museum and Department of Biological Sciences will host a special Darwin Day event focused on climate change. Keynote speaker Dr. Yarrow Axford, Associate Professor at Northwestern University, will highlight her work in paleolimnology - the study of lake sediments and apst lake environments - to better understand the processes and implications of climate change.
Free and open to the public. No registration necessary.