2012

05.08.2012

NCSE is pleased to offer a preview (PDF) of Mark Hertsgaard's Hot: Living through the Next Fifty Years on Earth (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011).

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05.04.2012

NCSE's archives house a unique trove of material on the creationism/evolution controversy, and we regard it as part of our mission to preserve it for posterity — as well as for occasions such as Kitzmiller v. Dover, where NCSE's archives helped to establish the creationist antecedents of the "intelligent design" movement.

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05.01.2012

The latest issue of Evolution: Education and Outreach — the new journal promoting the accurate understanding and comprehensive teaching of evolutionary theory for a wide audience — is now published. The theme for the issue (volume 5, number 1) is Evolution in the Museum, edited by Monique Scott.

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04.30.2012

A last-ditch legislative attempt to attack the teaching of evolution and of climate change in Oklahoma failed when a legislative deadline passed.

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04.26.2012
Michael E. MannMichael E. Mann

NCSE is delighted to congratulate Michael E. Mann on receiving the European Geoscience Union's Hans Oeschger Medal for 2012, in honor of "his significant contributions to understanding decadal-centennial scale climate change over the last two millennia and for pioneering techniques to synthesize patterns and northern hemispheric time series of past climate using proxy data reconstructions."

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04.23.2012
Eugenie C. ScottEugenie C. Scott

NCSE's executive director Eugenie C. Scott was presented with the Gabriel W. Lasker Service Award by the American Association of Physical Anthropologists at the organization's 81st annual meeting, held April 11 through April 14, 2012, in Portland, Oregon.

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04.20.2012

Louisiana's Senate Bill 374 (PDF) was rejected on a 2-1 vote in the Senate Committee on Education on April 19, 2012, according to the Alexandria Town Talk (April 19, 2012).

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04.19.2012

NCSE is pleased to announce that the latest issue of Reports of the National Center for Science Education is now available on-line.

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04.17.2012

What difference will Tennessee's new monkey law make in the state's science classrooms? That was the question asked by the Nashville Tennessean (April 15, 2012).

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04.16.2012

NCSE will be participating in the Science Expo of the USA Science & Engineering Festival, April 28 and 29, 2012, in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington DC.

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