New Paper: Common Design Trounces Common Descent for Diversity of Life

Charles Darwin originally proposed that all living things in the world today originated from a single common ancestor from which we all share a history of common descent.  This process of common descent formed the “Tree of Life”, where the process of gradual evolutionary changes over hundreds of millions of years of time produced a…

180 Million Year Old Soft Tissue?

On December 5, the well-known science journal Nature published an amazing article entitled, “Soft-tissue evidence for homeothermy and crypsis in a Jurassic ichthyosaur” (Link). One of the 22 co-authors is Mary Schweitzer, whose earlier papers (starting in 2005) on well-preserved dinosaur soft-tissue remains shocked the scientific community who had long thought and claimed this to…

La Sierra University Looking for New Biology Professor

Biology, Assistant – Associate Professor, Ph.D. (Tenure Track) Brief Description The Department of Biology at La Sierra University is recruiting for full-time, tenure track positions beginning September 2012. Qualifications A successful candidate must have a record of effective teaching and scholarship commensurate with academic experience, demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate science courses and labs, ability…

LA SIERRA: Four resign after recording emerges

Educate Truth shares the following article from Press Enterprise as a service to readers. Friday, June 17, 2011 By David Olson Two top La Sierra University administrators, a part-time biology professor and a member of the Riverside college’s board of trustees have resigned after a recording of a private conversation among them emerged. The tape…

Blasphemy of a Different Kind

Educate Truth shares the following article from Inside Higher Ed as a service to readers. June 15, 2011 By Steve Kolowich Things have gone from bad to weird at La Sierra University. The university, which is affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist Church, has been dealing in recent months with a controversy over the teaching of…