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PZ Myers at GVSU

Date:
March 26, 2009
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Grand Valley State University
1 Campus Dr.
Grand Rapids, MI United States

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Organized by:
Jennifer Beahan
Phone: 616-698-2342 x801
Email: jbeahan@centerforinquiry.org

Description:

Center for Inquiry GVSU presents PZ Myers Evolution, Development and Random Biological Ejaculations from a Godless Liberal.

PZ Myer is going to come speak about his recent time in the media over the “crackergate” incident, his biology work and his views on the conflict between science and creationism. Students will be able to ask questions in a discussion format.

About PZ Myers, PhD

Associate Professor of Biology, University of Minnesota

Paul Zachary “PZ” Myers is a professor of biology at the University of Minnesota Morris. He is the author of the popular science blog Pharyngula (http://scienceblogs.com/pharyngula/). His blog has been honored as the “top-ranked blog written by a scientist” by Nature magazine. He is currently an associate professor of biology at UMM, works with zebrafish in the field of evolutionary developmental biology (evo-devo), and also cultivates an interest in cephalopods. Myers is a public critic of intelligent design and the creationist movement and is active in promoting and defending evolution.  In addition, Myers is an unabashed “godless liberal”, a vocal skeptic, questioning religion, superstition, spirituality and pseudoscience. 

http://scienceblogs.com/pharyngula/