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Charles Darwin and the Study of Evolution

February 2, 2009 to March 13, 2009
Library Lobby

Naturalist Charles Darwin had a momentous impact on the sciences and humanities. The exhibit honored the 150th anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of Species and the bicentennial of Darwin’s birth.  In a cooperative venture with several CSUN colleges, the exhibit explored Darwin’s work and the study of evolution through intriguing exhibits including:

  • Darwin’s investigations while sailing on the “Beagle”
  • The study of evolution illustrated by biological specimens including beetles, doves, plants and worms
  • Evolution illustrated by hominoid skulls
  • The evolution and development of human tools
  • The evolution of Educational Psychology
  • Examples of books available in the Oviatt library featuring Charles Darwin and the study of evolution

Exhibit participants included Jim Hogue, Biology Department; Christina Campbell, Helene Rougiers and Matthew Des Lauriers, Anthropology Department; Janet Fish, Educational Psychology Department; Christina Mayberry and Dean Arnold, Oviatt Library.

Assistive Services

Requests for accommodation services (e.g., sign language interpreters or transcribers) must be made at least five (5) business days in advance. Please call (818) 677-2638 in advance of the event.