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Introduction from Incoming Origins Field School Director Dr. Jason E. Lewis

Introduction from Incoming Origins Field School Director Dr. Jason E. Lewis

January 23rd, 2015

Hello! I'm Dr. Jason E. Lewis, incoming Director of the TBI Origins Field School and a Research Assistant Professor at...read more

Goats, Grazing and Seed-pods: learning in Turkana

Goats, Grazing and Seed-pods: learning in Turkana

January 23rd, 2015

The Spring 2015 Origins Field School students are now settled in at the Turkana Basin Institute and have been busy...read more

Learning about the African Savannah

Learning about the African Savannah

January 18th, 2015

The Spring 2015 TBI Origins Field School students have been on four-day trip to Mpala Ranch located on the Laikipia...read more