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From the Dragon's Mouth:

"I feel like this is the simplest, most straightforward work I've ever done, but it's potentially the most important thing I've ever worked on."

-- Sean O'Donnell, PhD, associate department head and professor, Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science, on a study he co-led with Dan Marenda, PhD, which identified erythritol—the main component of popular sweetener Truvia—as a potential safe and effective insecticide, Discovery News, June 4, 2014.


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Psychological Services Center at Drexel

Psychological Services Center Opens at Drexel, Offering Affordable, Cutting-Edge Care for Philadelphia Region

October 01, 2014
A new center on Drexel University’s campus in the University City section of Philadelphia is now offering high-quality, scientifically informed, affordable psyc... Read More »
Loÿc Vanderkluysen, PhD monitoring the active Sinabung volcano in Indonesia

Understanding Volcanos and Risk: Drexel Expert Comments on the Eruption and Rescue in Japan

September 30, 2014
Loÿc Vanderkluysen, PhD, who recently joined Drexel as an assistant professor in Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science in the College... Read More »
Gail Hearn, PhD

Video Captures Gail Hearn's Legacy

September 24, 2014
This summer, renowned Drexel conservationist Gail W. Hearn, PhD, retired from her roles as director of the Bioko Biodiversity Protection Program (BBPP) and prof... Read More »

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Events

  • The Ethos of Medicine in Postmodern America: Philosophical, Cultural and Social Considerations

    Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    6:30 PM-8:00 PM

    Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building, Room 109, 3245 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

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    Has postmodern American culture so altered the terrain of medical care that moral confusion and deflated morale multiply faster than both technological advancements and ethical resolutions? Arnold Eiser, PhD, examines this question with reference to the cultural touchstones of our postmodern era: consumerism, computerization, corporatization, and destruction of meta-narratives.

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  • Kaczmarczik Lecture

    Wednesday, October 22, 2014

    2:00 PM-3:30 PM

    Main Building Auditorium, 3141 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

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    Margaret Geller, PhD, senior scientist, Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

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