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Education Notebook: Purdue Fort Wayne professor becomes fossil's namesake

A Purdue University Fort Wayne professor is now the namesake of a fossil discovered in South America thanks to his longtime international colleagues.

In this case, the group – Guiseppe Leonardi, Marcello Adorna Fernandes, Ismar de Souza Carvalho, Julia Beatrice Schutzer and Rafael Costa da Silva – named the fossil Farlowichnus rapidus in honor of James Farlow, emeritus professor of geology and adjunct professor of biology at PFW.

Read the story in The Journal Gazette (subscription required)