HSC Presents Charles Darwin "Live"

NEWS RELEASE

November 10, 2008

Contact: Luke Frank, Media Relations Manager, 505/272-3679

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

On Saturday, November 15, the New Mexico Academy of Science presents, "Charles Darwin And The Voyage Of The Beagle." Imagine an evening at London’s Royal Geological Society, with the affable, young Charles Darwin, among friends, telling the stories of his amazing adventure sailing around the world on HMS Beagle.

Darwin tells humorous tales of his training as a naturalist, his insights into South American geology, his discovery of strange creatures on the Galapagos Archipelago and most importantly, the scientific evidence that led to his revolutionary theory.

Storyteller and science teacher, Brian "Fox" Ellis steps into Darwin’s shoes to model the scientific process, and engage listeners in a discussion of the facts. Equal parts dramatic storytelling, stand-up comedy, and show and tell, the audience is immersed in the intellectual world of one of history’s greatest scientific minds. Ellis brings a wide array of fossils, insects, plants and study skins so the audience can experience the discoveries of Darwin with hands-on analysis.

This free stage performance by noted Darwin actor Brian "Fox" Ellis of Fox Tales International begins 2 p.m. Saturday, November 15, at the Domenici Education Center Auditorium, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center.

Funding for this performance was provided by University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center and School of Medicine Office of Research. Free parking is available near the Center.

For more information, visitwww.nmas.org.

Related Stories

NAMI New Mexico Annual 5k Walk

NAMI New Mexico Annual 5k Walk

The Sandoval Regional Medical Center (SRMC) is gearing up to sup­port the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) through its annual 5k walk on Saturday, May 11 at Balloon Fiesta Field. In years past, SRMC staff, their friends and family have come together to raise money and awareness to help aid in the fight to overcome the obstacles of mental illness.
Center for Healthcare Equity in Kidney Disease Kickoff Event

Center for Healthcare Equity in Kidney Disease Kickoff Event

On Thursday, April 25 CHEK-D will hold a recognition and kickoff event, with a talk and presentation by Dr. Richard Larson, Vice Chancellor for Research, and Dr. Larissa Myaskovsky, CHEK-D Director, from 9 – 10 a.m. in Domenici North Wing room 2710.
UNM Distinguished Diversity Scholar Luncheon and Talk

UNM Distinguished Diversity Scholar Luncheon and Talk

UNM HSC is honored to continue our partnership with Professor Alford. We would like to invite everyone to join us as she presents the UNM Distinguished Diversity Scholar luncheon talk: Enhancing Wellness By Honoring Our Humanity on Friday, April 26.