“Urban Dialog: Science After Dark”, returns on June 6, 2017, from 7pm to 8pm, and will feature a discussion on “Cloning and Bio-Ethics”. The event will be held at Grayson Hall, 113 S. Travis Street, in downtown Sherman’s Kelly Square. The event encourages attendees to discuss their opinions with each other and with subject matter experts in a friendly, social environment. Admission to the event is free with complimentary snacks and beverages provided courtesy of the Sherman Rotary Club. “Urban Dialog: Science After Dark” is a joint production of The Sherman Museum, Austin College, and the Sherman Rotary Club. Speakers will include Dr. Karánn Durland, Professor of Philosophy; Religious Studies Department Chair from Austin College, and Dr. John Richardson, Associate Professor of Biochemistry; Director of the STEM Teaching and Research Leadership Program from Austin College. Shawn Kirby of the Herald-Democrat will moderate the event.
“This topic should be a fascinating one as the science continues to grow and develop,” stated Dan Steelman, Executive Director of The Sherman Museum. Whether the issue is cloning your beloved cat, or beef cattle, or reviving an extinct species, like the mammoth, cloning is here and fraught with ethical dilemmas. This is especially true with human cloning and stem cell research. Steelman added, “Please join us for a friendly chat about an intriguing subject with deep medical and ethical possibilities.”
“Urban Dialog: Science After Dark” is scheduled for the first Tuesday of every month. Discussions are held in Grayson Hall and cover a variety of timely topics from the fields of science and history.
About The Sherman Museum
The Sherman Museum is a non-profit 501(c) (3) educational organization devoted to collecting, preserving and interpreting objects of historical significance for visitors and residents of Grayson County and the Greater North Texas Region. The museum was previously known as The Red River Historical Museum prior to a name change in March 2011.
For more information about The Sherman Museum contact us at www.theshermanmuseum.org