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Professor Richard Leakey at the WTTC Global Summit 2015. Leakey died at age 77 on January 2. World Travel & Tourism Council/CC BY 2.0

SBU professor and founder of Turkana Basin Institute Richard Leakey dies at 77

Viola Flowers January 7, 2022
Richard E. Leakey died on Jan. 2, at 77 years old in Nairobi, Kenya, leaving behind an extensive paleoanthropology and conservationist career as a Stony Brook professor in the Department of Anthropology and founder of the Turkana Basin Institute.
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Yale professor of ornithology, ecology and evolutionary biology, Richard Prum. JUSTIN GOODRIDGE/THE STATESMAN

Yale professor lectures on the role of beauty in evolution

Doyeon Jean Jang February 10, 2019
Yale professor of ornithology, ecology and evolutionary biology, Richard Prum, spoke about Charles Darwin’s “dangerous idea,” in the most recent installment of the Provost’s Lecture Series on Friday, Feb. 8.
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Darwin Day lecture demonstrates natural selections effects on language

Darwin Day lecture demonstrates natural selection’s effects on language

Jakub Lewkowicz February 15, 2015
Science and the humanities were brought together on Friday night in a lecture titled “The Evolution of Human Languages,” given by Mark Pagel.
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