The end is nigh….presentations, goat butchering and graduation!

We arrived back to TBI Turkwel Campus from Nariokotome on Tuesday, tired but happy. The day was spent resting and preparing for the final presentations in our archeology module. By Wednesday, everyone was back to full gear and we spent most of the day working on our presentations and the final tasks of the module.  [...]

By |2022-12-02T10:52:07+03:00November 30th, 2022|Fall 2022, Featured, General, Origins Field School, Sticky|Comments Off on The end is nigh….presentations, goat butchering and graduation!

A Week in the Life of a Field School Student.

Hello everyone my name is Flor Perez and I am from New York. I graduated from Stony Brook University in 2020. I am one of the 2 students who will be completing the graduate certificate in human origins program at the end of this field school. On top of earning the graduate certificate you earn [...]

By |2022-11-18T15:29:50+03:00November 18th, 2022|Fall 2022, Featured, Field Schools, General, Origins Field School, Sticky|Comments Off on A Week in the Life of a Field School Student.

Dr. Dino J. Martins appointed as Chief Executive Officer of TBI (Kenya)

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Dino J. Martins has accepted an offer from the Board of TBI (Kenya) Ltd. to serve as Chief Executive Officer of TBI (Kenya). The offer was made following full consultation with, and enthusiastic support from, TBI Kenya’s key partners: Stony Brook University, the Stony Brook Foundation, and [...]

By |2022-07-12T11:52:11+03:00May 13th, 2022|Featured, Sticky|Comments Off on Dr. Dino J. Martins appointed as Chief Executive Officer of TBI (Kenya)

Turkana Basin Institute Collaborates to Recognize All Nurses of Turkana County

TBI has been honored to host Dr. Deborah Lindell of Case Western Reserve University for the last 8 months during her Fulbright Fellowship in Turkana. Dr. Lindell has been working on developing a Nursing BSN program at the Turkana University College (TUC), as well as teaching TUC students, conducting research into nursing in Turkana county [...]

By |2022-07-12T11:52:38+03:00April 22nd, 2022|Events, Featured, General, Sticky|Comments Off on Turkana Basin Institute Collaborates to Recognize All Nurses of Turkana County

Richard Leakey, Chair of Turkana Basin Institute, Passes on at 77

World-renowned paleoanthropologist and conservationist Richard E. Leakey, chair of the Turkana Basin Institute (TBI) and a professor in the Stony Brook University Department of Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences died January 2 at the age of 77. Leakey devoted the majority of his life to research on human origins, conservation of [...]

By |2022-07-12T11:52:59+03:00January 5th, 2022|Featured, General, Sticky|Comments Off on Richard Leakey, Chair of Turkana Basin Institute, Passes on at 77
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