NCSE is seeking to hire a Director of Teacher Support.
German Paleontologist Günter Bechly Joins the Center for Science & Culture as a New Senior Fellow
NCSE is pleased to announce the winners of the Friend of Darwin award for 2017: Edward J. Larson, the Pepperdine University historian and legal scholar who won a Pulitzer Prize for his 1997 book about the Scopes trial, Summer for the Gods; Richard E. Lenski, the Michigan State University evolutionary biologist famed for his E. coli Long-Term Experimental Evolution Project; and Daniel J. Phelps, a geologist and unrelenting critic of a young-earth creationist ministry headquartered in his native Kentucky.
Washington's governor Jay Inslee declared February 12, 2017, Darwin Day in the state of Washington, urging (PDF) "all citizens in our state to join me in this special observance."
"The House Education Committee voted Thursday [February 9, 2017] to remove references to climate change and human impact on the environment from a new set of science standards," according to Idaho Ed News (February 9, 2017).