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From the expanding universe to the developing mind, from emerging life to advancing medicine, the Institute for the Science of Origins at Case Western Reserve University is the scientific source for everything evolutionary. upcoming events»

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The Institute for the Science of Origins is excited to sponsor the Origins Science Scholars Program for the general public at Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

During this unique program, members of the community engage with each other and with leading scholars of the origins sciences to investigate everything from the big bang to the developing mind and emerging life. Each evening begins with a presentation by a world-class researcher, followed by dinner and open discussion among all the participants.
Click here to see videos of past OSS lectures!

Fall 2014 Program


Please register by Sept 15, 2014.

For more information:
Download the Origins Science Scholars brochure
Click here to register online.
To register by phone: Call Felicia at 216-368-2040

The seven-week program addresses new issues "Sleep: An Evolutionary Perspective", "Exoplanets, Extraterrestrials and Prebiotic Evolution" and "On the Origins of Food."

Time: Tuesday evenings from 5:30-8 p.m .

Dates: September 23, 2014 through November 4, 2014.

Locations: Sessions will be held on the campus of Case Western Reserve University, in the Tinkham Veale University Center, 11038 Bellflower Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106, with the exception of the September 30 and October 14 sessions, which will take place at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

We are excited to share unique and challenging perspectives and hope to leave participants better educated about origins research and the Institute for the Science of Origins. We look forward to seeing you!

Video of each lecture will be available here.

For more information: Call Felicia at 216-368-2040

Course Schedule and Details

5:30-6 p.m. - Coffee and cookies
6-7 p.m. - Lecture and Q&A

7-8 p.m. - Dinner and discussion

Sleep: An Evolutionary Perspective

Sept 23: Kingman Strohl, Chief of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, CWRU School of Medicine and University Hospitals
Held at Case Western Reserve University


Sept 30: Kingman Strohl, Chief of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, CWRU School of Medicine and University Hospitals
Held at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Exoplanets, Extraterrestrials and Prebiotic Evolution

Oct 7 Glenn Starkman, Professor of Physics, Director, Institute for the Science of Origins Held at Case Western Reserve University


Oct 14 Thomas Orlando, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Georgia Institute of TechnologyHeld at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Oct 21 Nita Sahai, Ohio Research Scholar Professor, Department of Polymer Science, University of Akron Held at Case Western Reserve University

On the Origins of Food

Oct 28 Patricia Princehouse, Director, Program in Evolutionary Biology and Director of Outreach, ISO, CWRU, and Scott Simpson, Professor of Anatomy, CWRU School of Medicine Held at Case Western Reserve University

Nov 4 Alan Rocke, Henry Eldridge Bourne Professor of History and Distinguished University Professor Held at Case Western Reserve University

Many Thanks...

The ISO Science Scholars Program is presented in cooperation with Case Western Reserve University's College of Arts and Sciences and Siegal Lifelong Learning and the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, and taped and broadcast in cooperation with CWRU's MediaVision and Ideeastream.

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Learn more

For more information about the program, you can download the Origins Science Scholars brochure or register now for the sessions.

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