MISSION DAY 2016 – Wednesday, March 9
Finding God in All Things: Toward an Evolutionary Architecture of Life
was the theme for the day and topic of the keynote addressed by scholar and acclaimed lecturer
Kenneth R. Miller, Ph.D.
Mission Day began with a Morning Prayer Service: "In Praise of Creation" at the Tongva Memorial; included a Career Discernment Session (for Students) “At the Intersection of Science and Theology”, and concluded with Dr. Miller's keynote address in the Life Science Auditorium filled to capacity with a responsive audience of students, faculty, and staff.
Click here to view a video of Dr. Miller's presentation.
Ken Miller, Ph.D., a cell biologist at Brown University, is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and serves as an advisor on life sciences for The News Hour on PBS television. He has co-authored a series of widely used biology textbooks. His other writings include Finding Darwin’s God, which addresses the scientific status of evolutionary theory and its relationship to religious views of nature. In 2011 Dr. Miller received the Steven J. Gould Prize for his work promoting the public understanding of evolution and in 2014 he was honored with the University of Notre Dame's Laetare Medal. Learn more about Ken Miller here.
Sponsored by the Office of Mission and Ministry