NCSE's Scott named as Rosenblatt Lecturer
NCSE's executive director Eugenie C. Scott was awarded the Richard H. and Glenda G. Rosenblatt Lectureship in Evolutionary Biology at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography for 2013. According to Scripps, "The Rosenblatt Lecturer is selected for current, outstanding scientific contributions in evolutionary biology." Previous lecturers include Jonathan Losos, Tim White, Francisco Ayala, Neil Shubin, Richard E. Lenski, Dolph Schluter, and Geerat Vermeij, of whom two, Losos and Lenski, are members of NCSE, and two, White and Ayala, are members of NCSE's Advisory Council. Scott will be presenting "In the Beginning: Science, Religion, and Origins" as her Rosenblatt lecture at 3:00 p.m. on April 2, 2013, at the Robert Paine Scripps Forum for Science, Society, and the Environment (Scripps Seaside Forum) on the Scripps Oceanography campus, 8610 Kennel Way in La Jolla, California. The event is free and the public is invited; seating is available on a first come, first served basis.