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NCSE is pleased to announce the addition of a further batch of videos to NCSE's YouTube channel. Especially noteworthy is Eugenie C. Scott speaking on "The public understanding of evolution and the KISS principle" at the University of Idaho in 2009, on the occasion of her receiving the first Stephen Jay Gould Prize from the Society for the Study of Evolution. Also featured are "Reason and creationism" at the Global Atheist Convention, "Creationism, evolution, education — and politics" and "Climate change and evolution denial — the parallels" at Saginaw Valley State University, "Creationism in and outside of the US" at the 6th World Skeptics Congress, "Florida's 'critical thinking' bills" at the University of South Florida, and "What would Darwin say to today's creationists?" at Transylvania University, all from 2012, and "Why creationism isn't science" at Denkfest Zürich and "The Texas evolution wars" at the Texas Freethought Convention, both from 2011.

Additionally, there are videos of Barbara Forrest (a member of NCSE's board of directors) discussing "The fraud of academic freedom" at the Texas Freethought Convention in 2011; Mark McCaffrey explaining why he is "Skeptical about climate skeptics" to Bay Area Skeptics in 2012; Eric Meikle discussing "Darwin and the human fossil record: 150 years of discovery, exploration, and debate" at Eastern Illinois University in 2012; Steve Newton explaining "Creationism vs. evolution: The meaning to our schools and society" at the Oakmont Sunday Symposium in 2012 and "Anti-evolution and anti-climate science bills laid bare" to Berkeley Atheists in 2012; and Zack Kopplin — the intrepid student who spearheaded the effort to repeal his home state's so-called Louisiana Science Education Act in 2011 and again in 2012 — receiving the Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Award from the Playboy Foundation in 2012. Tune in and enjoy!