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Boat Ride Through the Kerio Delta

Boat Ride Through the Kerio Delta

January 28th, 2015

We visited the Kerio Delta a few days ago to get a first glimpse of the complex freshwater ecology and dynamics ...read more

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

Spring 2015 Origins Field School Begins!

Spring 2015 Origins Field School Begins!

January 17th, 2015

The Spring 2015 Turkana Basin Institute Origins Field School has begun! Students arrived in Kenya and travelled to Mpala Ranch where...read more

Fall 2014 Field School Ends: Graduation Ceremony

Fall 2014 Field School Ends: Graduation Ceremony

November 21st, 2014

The Turkana Basin Institute Fall 2014 Field School ended last Sunday. As part of this we held a graduation ceremony where...read more

Knapping!

Knapping!

November 14th, 2014

We are almost at the end of the archaeology module, and thus at the end of the Fall 2014 Field...read more

Final Field Day in Napaget

Final Field Day in Napaget

November 11th, 2014

Today, students headed out for their last day in the field before the Field School ends on Sunday. It's hard...read more

Some Friendly Competition

Some Friendly Competition

November 8th, 2014

Yesterday, students participated in an illustration competition. After learning about the Acheulean stone tool industry in lecture, Dr. Harmand showed...read more

Stone Tools in the Lab and the Field

Stone Tools in the Lab and the Field

November 6th, 2014

The Field School is in its final two weeks, and that means we are in the final module, Archaeology, taught...read more