Author Archives: Glenn Geher
EvoS Consortium to become subsidiary of This View of Life!
EvoS Consortium to become subsidiary of This View of Life! In an effort to optimize forces in our work designed to advance evolution’s place in the modern world, the EvoS Consortium is formally joining forces with – and becoming a … Continue reading
Darwin’s Big Idea: Evolution as a Cross-Cutting Construct
So recently Aron Wiegand, webmaster for evostudies.org, posted the following question to us EvoS bloggers: “From the selective breeding of plants to animal husbandry, conservation, and drug development, what do you consider to be the most prominent example of the … Continue reading
The Evolution and Art Interface: New Paltz’s 10th Anniversary of Darwin Day!
Here’s a puzzle: Humans around the world create visual art, music, and dance. None of these activities are particularly helpful at facilitating survival. How did these features come to so strongly embed into our species? Why are we the artistic … Continue reading
New Paltz – A Beacon of Intellectual Freedom and of Evolutionary Studies
(this article first appeared as a letter to the editor in the New Paltz Times on 5/9/2014) Dear Editor, I write to give a status report on the Evolutionary Studies (EvoS) program that we’ve got at SUNY New Paltz – … Continue reading