CSU, Chico News

Gateway Science Museum Presents Spring Lecture Series

Date: 03-28-2014

Sarah Langford
Public Affairs
Renee Renner, Executive Director
Gateway Science Museum

The Gateway Science Museum at California State University, Chico will present four special lectures in April as part of its spring 2014 Museum Without Walls (MWOW) series.

Themed “Stories of Transformation,” these presentations will focus on evolution, evidence and prehistoric species of California. Attendees will get a close-up look at fossil evidence and share in discussions surrounding evolutionary biology from renowned area experts.

Presentations begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Gateway Science Museum at 625 Esplanade in Chico. A donation of $3 per adult is requested. The lectures are free to museum members and students with a valid student ID.

The full MWOW lineup is below:

April 2: “Evolution: What’s God Got to Do with It?” presented by Greg Cootsona, Minister, Bidwell Presbyterian Church

April 9: “The Galapagos: Evidence of Evolution” presented by Jeffrey Bell, Chair, Department of Biological Sciences, CSU, Chico

April 16: “Dinosaurs and Other Mesozoic Reptiles of California” presented by Richard Hilton, Professor of Geology, Sierra College

April 30: “Evolution of California Plants and Animals” presented by Kristina Schierenbeck, Professor of Biology, CSU, Chico

For more information, please visit www.gatewayscience.org or call 530-898-4121.