Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science

Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building
3245 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215.299.1080

Recent News

Ken Lacovara in Grand Central Station looking at Fossils

“Born to Explore” Episode Featuring Prof Ken Lacovara Wins Bronze Telly Award

April 10, 2014
In a November episode of ABC’s “Born to Explore,” Drexel paleontologist Ken Lacovara, PhD, joined TV host Richard Wiese on a quest for New Yor... Read More »
Jon Gelhaus, PhD

Meet Entomologist and Professor Jon Gelhaus

April 03, 2014
Insect enthusiast Jon Gelhaus, PhD, talks about the travel perks of being a “bug guy,” his seasoned idols, and the one thing he thinks all students should know ... Read More »
The two partial limb fossils from the ancient sea turtle Atlantochelys mortoni

Paleontologists Assemble Giant Turtle Bone from Fossil Discoveries Made Centuries Apart

March 25, 2014
As soon as those two halves came together, like puzzle pieces, you knew it,” said Ted Daeschler, PhD, associate curator of vertebrate zoology and vice president... Read More »

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