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UNCW celebrates annual ‘Darwin Day’

Dr. Michaela Howells, standing amongst cardboard cutouts of her peers and Darwin himself, holds a cup of the insects she brought for attendees to snack on during Darwin Day Wednesday night in Cameron Hall.

Jack Kessler, Contributing Writer

February 17, 2020

Volunteers passed around cups of insect snacks, Darwin fanatics dressed up in kitschy costumes, professors delivered speedy presentations and everyone’s appreciation for the renowned naturalist Charles Darwin grew—some might say, evolved—last Wednesday night in Cameron Hall during UNCW’s annual...

Department of Anthropology celebrates ‘Darwin Day’

'Charles Darwin,' known day-to-day as Dr. Paul Brinkman, NC State University, Head of History of Science Research Lab and Curator of Special Collections, waits before announcing the next set of trivia questions on Feb. 12.

Tyler Loher, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2019

Charles Darwin’s 210th birthday hit the scene like an international party animal in Morton Hall on Tuesday night. The Darwin Day party was hosted by UNC Wilmington’s Department of Anthropology. Party-goers were treated to a game of Darwin trivia, a parade of scientific costumes, readings from profe...

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