Startups
Events

Next week at UD: Learn about the secret importance of viruses

UD's celebrating Darwin Day with several TED-style talks on evolution, including one on viruses from microbiology professor Eric Wommack.

February 12 marks the birth of Charles Darwin, and it also marks International Darwin Day. The University of Delaware’s getting in on the festivities that celebrate the achievements of the mind best known for his offerings on evolution by hosting a series of talks.
On February 13, the UD’s chapter of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Society, the Interdisciplinary Science Learning Learning Center and the Department of Anthropology will host keynote speaker Karen Strier, a professor of anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Also on that day will be nine 18-minute TED-style talks given by UD faculty members. The talks all center around subjects like Darwin, evolution and biology, and their subject is fascinating. Eric Wommack’s talk on virus especially caught our eye.
On February 14, the group will host Jeremy Norman, a famous rare book collector and author. Norman will offer the closing keynote presentation.
These sessions are open, but space is limited. Those interested in checking the Darwin Day events out should hit the button below.
RSVP

Companies: University of Delaware

Before you go...

Please consider supporting Technical.ly to keep our independent journalism strong. Unlike most business-focused media outlets, we don’t have a paywall. Instead, we count on your personal and organizational support.

3 ways to support our work:
  • Contribute to the Journalism Fund. Charitable giving ensures our information remains free and accessible for residents to discover workforce programs and entrepreneurship pathways. This includes philanthropic grants and individual tax-deductible donations from readers like you.
  • Use our Preferred Partners. Our directory of vetted providers offers high-quality recommendations for services our readers need, and each referral supports our journalism.
  • Use our services. If you need entrepreneurs and tech leaders to buy your services, are seeking technologists to hire or want more professionals to know about your ecosystem, Technical.ly has the biggest and most engaged audience in the mid-Atlantic. We help companies tell their stories and answer big questions to meet and serve our community.
The journalism fund Preferred partners Our services
Engagement

Join our growing Slack community

Join 5,000 tech professionals and entrepreneurs in our community Slack today!

Trending

Top 3 vital trends founders should know before pitching investors in 2024

5 assistive tech platforms to propel the future of work for people with disabilities

‘King of Transit’ melds art and tech to document Delaware transportation

From global juggernauts to local government, this developer never stops serving

Technically Media