Casey LaBarbera

Ace! Women’s golfer Casey LaBarbera named Academic All-MAC, two teammates honored

Northern Illinois University’s Casey LaBarbera was named to the 2013 Women’s Golf Academic All-Mid-American Conference Team, the league announced Friday. Taylor Ellett (Hampshire, Ill./Hampshire) and Allie Parthie (Marinette, Wis./Marinette) received Honorable Mention accolades. “It’s good for all three of them to be

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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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Holly Jones

Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society welcomes biologist Holly Jones for Feb. 21 brown bag talk

Holly Jones, assistant professor in the NIU Department of Biological Sciences, will speak at noon Thursday, Feb. 21, at the next brown bag luncheon of the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society. The event takes place in Wirtz 216. Bring a lunch; light

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