ISO statement on Black Lives Matter

ISO Statement on Black Lives Matter: The Institute for the Science of Origins joins the call for equality, freedom, and justice for all Black people. These values represent fundamental human rights and present a clear moral imperative for action.  Unjust barriers to the full inclusion of people of color exist at...

LUHD Videos

Videos from Life, the Universe & Hot Dogs Co-sponsored by the Happy Dog Bar! For upcoming talks, click: https://origins.case.edu/2020/03/26/origins-goes-online/ Apr 2: Glenn Starkman “What’s Hot in Cosmology Right Now?” https://youtu.be/QxKq-y21VsU April 18 Janet McGrath COVID-19 in Africa    March 31:  Jurgen Bosch  Coronavirus Update: How the Virus Ticks and What we are Doing to Stop...

Origins goes Online!

Origins has moved its public programs online! Join us on Zoom for... Life, the Universe and Hot Dogs Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 7:30pm.   Check our FaceBook page frequently for updates on the LUHD Happy Dog talks https://www.facebook.com/iso.origins Current Schedule (subject to change, so check back frequently! Videos will be posted below) Origins Online Mar 24 Ben Monreal...

New Australopithecus anamensis skull from 3.8 million years ago

ISO Fellows Yohannes Haile-Selassie, Curator of Physical Anthropology at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History and Beverly Saylor, Professor in CWRU's Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Science are the lead authors respectively on two papers appearing in the August 28, 2019 issue of the world's most prestigious science...

The Origins Major: a CWRU Exclusive!

The Big Bang… Life on other planets… The origin of life on Earth… Dark matter… The evolution of the human mind… How we ask big questions matters. So does how we answer them.  And that is changing. We need people who can think across the artificial boundaries of traditional departments and...

Origins Stickers Welcome New Students!

STUDENTS: sign up to attend a free Origins dinner lecture, click here! Our Triceratops sticker will welcome new students to campus, grace laptops of Origins enthusiasts of all ages, and make appearances throughout the semester! Students: Please click on the "For Students" tab at the top of this page to learn...

Pyrenees Dog Trip September 2019

PYRENEAN ORIGINS: PREHISTORY, NATURE & DOMESTICATION    Reserve your spot today!   Join us in the Pyrenees!  September 6-16, 2019! For more info on our 2019 Pyrenean Origins Tour, please call or text Patricia at 440-478-5292 or email her at Patricia@case.edu Access to wonders only the ISO can bring you! Our annual Pyrenees Trip is an utterly unique, custom-designed tour...

Semester Abroad in Africa! Spring 2020

The living laboratory of Turkana, Kenya! OPEN TO EVERY MAJOR! Spring Semester, 2020 No pre-reqs Earn 15 credits grad or undergrad Best of all, it's FREE!* Join Patricia Princehouse, Isaiah Nengo and other top scientists, and a terrific group of students from CWRU, Stony Brook and Kenya for this unique opportunity to do field work while...

CERN-Pyrenees Science Tour Returns! June 2-14, 2020

Join us for the Origins tour of CERN and the cave art, culture and landscapes of the Pyrenees, with a view of the entire chain of the Pyrenees from the observatory high atop Pic du Midi! This June 4-16, 2019, enjoy historic and cultural sites, the nature and landscape, the food and...

Exploradio!

Exploradio Origins ponders the biggest questions in the universe in 90 seconds! The Institute for the Science of Origins is delighted to announce the launch of our new partnership with WKSU radio. The series offers 90-second glimpses of the exciting world of origins science. Each episode highlights the work of one of...