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Human Evolution Workshop IX

The ninth annual Stony Brook Human Evolution Workshop, “Our ancestors’ ancestors: the Miocene roots of the hominin tree” took place in Kenya, August 17 – 21, 2010.

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How to Apply

To APPLY ONLINE to the program, please visit this link: http://www.stonybrook.edu/studyabroad/process.html   If you have questions about the program, please call or email Jennifer Green in the office of Study Abroad & Exchanges at Stony Brook University: Jennifer Green Study Abroad Advisor International Acdemic Programs Melville Library, Room E5340 Stony Brook University Stony Brook, NY [...]

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Costs & Travel Info

Studying abroad in Kenya is quite affordable – in many cases it is the same, or a little less, than a regular semester in the U.S. Costs for the upcoming Field Education Programs will be: Application Fee: $60 Program Fee: * $6,500 Tuition per semester for NY residents: $3,085 Tuition per semester for non-residents: $9,795 Administrative Fee [...]

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Coursework

Students take five sequential two-week course modules that provide 15 credits of 300-level coursework in Archaeology, Paleontology, Physical Anthropology and Geology. All coursework is taught in English by leaders in each field. The course modules offered are: GEO 303 - Geology of the Turkana Basin This module introduces the current perspectives on the origins and [...]

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Overview

Applications are being accepted for fall 2014 and spring 2015 semesters. Dates for fall semester, 2014, are September 3 to November 18. APPLY NOW to ensure a space. For additional information, visit the Stony Brook University International Academic Programs website. Ever wanted to visit Africa? Have an interest in science? Would you like to learn, hands-on, [...]

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50 years of “Zinj” celebrated in New York City

This symposium examined the development of scientific prehistory research in East Africa that resulted from the discovery of the Zinjanthropus fossil by Mary Leakey in 1959, and the subsequent dating of Olduvai Gorge in 1961. This led to field research programs in Ethiopia and Kenya, the findings of which now dominate discussions of human evolution. [...]

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Human Evolution Workshop VIII

This symposium examined the development of scientific prehistory research in East Africa that resulted from the discovery of the Zinjanthropus fossil by Mary Leakey in 1959, and the subsequent dating of Olduvai Gorge in 1961. This led to field research programs in Ethiopia and Kenya, the findings of which now dominate discussions of human evolution.

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Participants

Peter Brown is a Professor and holds the Chair in Palaeoanthropology at the University of New England, Australia. His principal research interests are in the origins, evolution and dispersion of humans, and their extinct relatives, in Asia and Australasia, as indicated by their bones and teeth. Peter was responsible for describing the first skeletal remains [...]

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