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NCSE's Scott to be honored by Colorado College

NCSE's executive director Eugenie C. Scott is to receive an honorary degree from Colorado College, on May 17, 2010, in recognition of her achievements in defending the teaching of evolution in the public schools, according to a May 5, 2010, press release from the university. The honorary degree will be her eighth; she received honorary Doctor of Science degrees from McGill University in 2003, the Ohio State University in 2005, Mount Holyoke College and the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, in 2006; Rutgers University in 2007; and the University of New Mexico in 2008, and she will be receiving an honorary degree from the University of Missouri, Columbia, on May 15, 2010.