NCSE News / NCSE News and Updates

02.23.2017

Ben Santer caricature by John Cook

Ben Santer, a member of NCSE's board of directors, appeared (starting at about 33:00) on Late Night with Seth Meyers on February 22, 2017. 

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02.21.2017

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NCSE is seeking to hire a Director of Teacher Support. 

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02.17.2017

Emily Schoerning

Emily Schoerning, NCSE's Director of Community Organizing and Research, was elected as the National Science Teachers Association's Research Division Director.

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02.13.2017

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.

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01.11.2017

Debating Darwin coverNCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Robert J. Richards and Michael Ruse's Debating Darwin (University of Chicago Press, 2016).

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01.09.2017

A boat in rapids in Grand Canyon

The National Center for Science Education is pleased to accept applications for its third class of Grand Canyon Teacher Scholars. Lucky teachers will be given an all-expenses-paid seat on NCSE's annual Grand Canyon expedition, an eight-day voyage through some of the world's greatest geological wonders. 

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12.29.2016

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As the only national organization that is wholly dedicated to defending the teaching of evolution and climate change in the public schools, NCSE is the perfect place to find someone to speak to your organization or university about issues relevant to evolution and climate education and attacks on either or both.

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12.14.2016

The Serengeti Rules coverNCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Sean B. Carroll's The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why It Matters (Princeton University Press, 2016).

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12.05.2016

Ann Reid

NCSE's executive director Ann Reid was featured in Scientific American's report "Trump's First 100 Days: Science Education and Schools" (December 5, 2016).

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