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Studying Local Stratigraphy

Studying Local Stratigraphy

September 27th, 2014

We have just finished the first week of the Field School's geology module, taught by Dr. Chris Lepre of Rutgers...read more

Cute Goats and (less cute) Ticks!

Cute Goats and (less cute) Ticks!

September 20th, 2014

The TBI Fall 2014 Field School students visited a livestock boma (enclosure) this past week to learn more about goats,...read more

Football at Nakweperit Primary School

Football at Nakweperit Primary School

September 17th, 2014

During the Field School, students have class Monday through Saturday, with Sundays off for rest and relaxation. Often, Dr. Martins...read more