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Dan Gebo
From monkey business to monkey fossils, monkeys hold a prominent place in humor as well as in scholarly research. STEM Café’s January presentation will explore the ways that our primate cousins offer keys to understanding the development of human life. On Tuesday, Jan. 20, Northern Illinois University’s STEM Café will present “More Fun than a...
Dan Gebo
Having been a key member of research teams that announced discovery of the world’s smallest primate fossil in 2000 and the oldest primate skeleton in 2013, Northern Illinois University Professor Dan Gebo has made more than his share of headlines worldwide. He also has won every award that NIU has to offer for great teaching...
Joanna Lambert always loved science and animals, but she hadn’t considered working in the sciences until she took her first anthropology course, Anthropology 101: Human Origins, at NIU. “I was hooked,” Lambert said. “Anthropology provided me with the ability to study all aspects of our world and allowed me to integrate my passion for the...