UNG Darwin Days 2019

Happy Birthday, Charles!

To celebrate Charles Darwin's birthday (February 12, 1809) and his contributions to science, see what we have planned below.

Tuesday, February 12 at 5:30 PM

Lecture: "Spring Fungi of the Southern Appalachian Mountains"

Dr. Andrew Methven, chair of Biology Department, Savannah State University

Health & Natural Sciences 232 (auditorium)

Open to the public and entire campus community

Wednesday, February 13 at 12:00 noon

Lecture: "The Fungal Connection: Evolution and Ecological Associations between Fungi and Land Plants"

Dr. Andrew Methven, chair of Biology Department, Savannah State University

Health & Natural Sciences 232 (auditorium)

Open to the public and entire campus community

Friday, February 15 at 12:00 noon

Art Contest: "Darwin was a Fun-Guy"

Art pieces will be displayed for public viewing in the first floor atrium of Health & Natural Sciences during a birthday celebration for Charles from 12-1 PM.

Birthday cake will be served!

Contest notes:

  • Any UNG student can enter! See our Contest Info page for entry rules.
  • Entries due before noon on February 8th for judging.
  • Winner receives voucher for one DNA analysis by 23andme OR two Atlanta City Passes. Small prizes also awarded for category winners and People's Choice.