On Saturday, June 6 in Tuscon, AZ at the 68th Annual Conference of the American Humanist Association
, Minnesota Atheists member, PZ Myers, author of the blog Pharyngula,
and professor at the University of Minnesota, Morris, received the Humanist of the Year Award
. PZ Myers has been a vocal advocate for science education in schools and a staunch critic of "Intelligent Design" Creationism. Dr. Myers should serve as motivation for anyone who wonders what they can do to make the world a better place.