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Sarah Steubing and friend
Sarah Stuebing spent five weeks last summer peering into the faces of monkeys from the Amazon, but it was all for science. “Understanding the use of facial expressions in our evolutionary ancestors can help further our knowledge of human facial expressions,” said Stuebing, 20, a junior biology major at NIU who hopes one day to...
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Military Student Services invites the public to “Save A Vet: The Other Forgotten Soldier.” The event will take place from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, in the Capitol Room of the Holmes Student Center. Lindenhurst, Ill.-based Save-A-Vet  helps rescue military service dogs from being put down after they have returned from the front...
Neil Shubin
NIU’s PROMISE Scholars will host a “virtual lecture” by Neil Shubin from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, in Room 354 of the Engineering Building. Light refreshments will be served. The event is open to all. Shubin researches the evolutionary origin of anatomical features of animals and is an expert on the evolution of...
Kendall Thu
Hey, Kendall Thu enjoys a juicy grilled steak as much as any meat lover. He just wishes people would give some thought to where their steaks come from.  The NIU anthropology professor is a key contributor to a book on concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) that recently received the prestigious 2011 Nautilus Gold Award. The...