Karen Samonds and her daughters, 6-year-old Ann (left) and 4-year-old Evelyn

National Geographic features Karen Samonds during International Women’s Day celebration

National Geographic Magazine’s website singled out NIU biologist Karen Samonds for recognition as part of its March 8 observance of International Women’s Day. Explorers Journal salutes Samonds for both her work at filling in the 65-million-year gap in the fossil record of

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Kurt Thurmaier will discuss girls’ education during International Women’s Day Luncheon

NIU will host its annual International Women’s Day Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, in the Chandelier Room of Adams Hall. This year’s IWD theme is “Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures.” Guest speaker Kurt Thurmaier, professor and director of

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