Department of Biology
123 PISB
3245 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215.895.2624
Fax: 215.895.1273

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Jennifer Stanford, PhD, Selected as STIRS Scholar

March 10, 2014
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  • Department of Biology Seminar - Luke Powell, PhD

    Monday, April 21, 2014

    3:00 PM-5:00 PM

    Hassman Family Conference Room, Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building, Room 103, Drexel University, 3245 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Alumni
    • International Students
    • Current Students
    • Faculty
    • Prospective Students
    • Staff
    • Graduate Students


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  • Ruth Patrick Memorial Symposium: Environmental Thinking from Roots to Revolution

    Tuesday, April 22, 2014

    8:00 AM-12:30 PM

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

    • Public
    Throughout her 75-plus years at the Academy of Natural Sciences, Ruth M. Patrick, PhD, pioneered the study of freshwater and the organisms that depend on it. She proved that biological diversity holds the key to understanding the environmental problems affecting an ecosystem. Her research enabled her to provide policymakers with accurate information about the environment and the benefits derived from its protection. Her tireless efforts to raise awareness about this crucial issue motivated generations of young scientists to explore sustainability and environmental research. Today the Academy's Patrick Center for Environmental Research serves as a fitting tribute to this pioneer, who died in September 2013 at the age of 105.
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