Lunch and Learn: "Fossil Mammals or Fantastic Beasts" with NIU Professor Daniel Gebo

11:45 a.m., Thursday, June 14, NIU Chicago Office, 105 W. Madison

(Presented by the Northern Illinois University Alumni Association and the NIU College of Business MBA Program)

dan-gebo Meet  NIU anthropology professor Dan Gebo, an internationally renowned paleontologist and the 2014 Illinois Professor of the Year, as he gives a lunch presentation on Thursday, June 14, about his research on tiny primates and shares findings about large beasts that roamed North America, including Illinois.


During "Lunch and Learn" in the NIU Chicago office, Dr. Gebo will talk about fossils larger than elephants, called megafauna; animals with odd horns; a giant ape; and his research on tiny primates (smaller than a mouse), which mark the beginning of all primates, including humans. His work has been published in top science journals, including "Nature" and "Science." 


Doors will open at 11:45 a.m. and Gebo will talk to guests from 12:15 to 12:40 p.m. A short question and answer session will follow.


The presentation is free and boxed lunches will be provided as an option for $10 with a choice of sandwiches, chips and cookies. Bottled water and assorted soft drinks will be available. 


Registration (below) is required. Space is very limited and available on a first come, first served basis.


SANDWICH OPTIONS:

  • RAVINI - Roasted turkey with brie cheese, tomatoes and mixed greens on multigrain bread
  • CLASSICO - Genoa salami, mortadella, capicola, provolone, tomatoes and mild giardiniera on Italian filone bread, drizzled with balsamic vinaigrette
  • MOZZA E POM - Fresh mozzarella with tomatoes, basil leaves and cracked black pepper on Italian filone bread, drizzled with balsamic vinaigrette

NOTE: This event is now full. Please make sure to check the NIU Alumni Association monthly e-newsletter for more Lunch and Learn events in the future.

Event Details

COST:
FREE
Optional lunch for $10

NOTE: This event is now full. Please make sure to check the NIU Alumni Association monthly e-newsletter for more Lunch and Learn events in the future.

 

When:

Thursday, 06/14/18 at 11:45am - 1:00pm | iCal

Where:

NIU Chicago Office
105 W. Madison St. 17th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602 USA

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