Navigation Links
New museum-university partnership ushers in new era of environmental science education
Date:5/15/2012

PHILADELPHIA (May 15, 2012) This fall, Drexel Environmental Science students will have a breadth of new research and academic opportunities locally and across the globe as a result of the University's unique academic affiliation with the Academy of Natural Sciences. Out of the affiliation comes the Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science (BEES), where students will work and learn among some of the world's leading scientists and have access to the Academy's extensive natural science collections and community outreach programs.

"Our motto is 'experiential learning early and often,' which means incoming freshmen won't have to wait until classes start to roll up their sleeves," said Dr. David Velinsky, head of the new BEES department at Drexel, and vice president for Environmental Research at the Academy.

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is America's oldest natural history museum and a world leader in biodiversity and environmental research. For 200 years, the Academy has encouraged and cultivated the sciences, exploration of biodiversity and sharing discoveries with the public.

Freshmen entering Drexel's environmental science major in the fall of 2012 will be the first to enroll in a newly redesigned environmental science bachelor's curriculum, which features a weeklong interactive courseprior to orientationat the Barnegat Bay Field Station in New Jersey. The field station provides opportunities for biological surveys and estuary studies of over 180 acres of diverse coastal and forest habitats; students will gain hands-on research experience in turtle ecology, wetland processes and climate change, fisheries biology and nutrient dynamics during their pre-orientation week.

In addition to the redesigned bachelor's degree in environmental science, the department will offer a minor in ecology as well as master's and doctoral degrees in environmental scienceall previously housed in the Departme
'/>"/>

Contact: Rachel Ewing
raewing@drexel.edu
215-895-2614
Drexel University
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. GUMC and Oak Ridge National Labs announce unique research partnership
2. NIH funds 16 Science Education Partnership Awards
3. Montana State partnership receives $66.9M for carbon sequestration
4. New publishing partnership for Energy for Sustainable Development
5. International public-private partnership offers new paradigm for medicinal chemistry
6. National Lung Cancer Partnership and LUNGevity Foundation announce 2009 grant recipients
7. NTU seals global partnerships on environmental sciences R&D
8. Oxford Journals and the International Society for Computational Biology announce new partnership
9. Regional partnership to develop algal biofuels gets backing of San Diego leaders
10. BIO-key(R) Enters Strategic Partnership With Nlets
11. BIO-key(R) Enters Strategic Partnership With Nlets
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
New museum-university partnership ushers in new era of environmental science education
(Date:9/19/2014)... , Sept. 19, 2014 Nxt-ID, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... company focused on the growing m-commerce market, updates the "Wocket in ... in the lightweight and light middleweight weight classes, Vinny Pazienza ... was announced that Game of Thrones actor Ciaran ... with Children star Katey Sagal have been cast ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... in the primitive brainstem has revealed how we fall ... of Medicine and the University at Buffalo School of ... "sleep node" identified in the mammalian brain whose activity ... deep sleep. , Published online in August in ... of all of the brain,s sleep-promoting activity originates from ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... A team of researchers from McGill University and ... form of polyethylene ,microbeads, Canadian Journal of ... likely originate from cosmetics, household cleansers, or industrial ... abrasives. Owing to their small size and buoyancy, ... Microplastics are a global contaminant in the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):NXT-ID's Vinny Paz Celebrity Ad Wocket Update: Katey Sagal and Ciaran Hinds Attached to His Upcoming Movie 2NXT-ID's Vinny Paz Celebrity Ad Wocket Update: Katey Sagal and Ciaran Hinds Attached to His Upcoming Movie 3No sedative necessary: Scientists discover new 'sleep node' in the brain 2Microplastic pollution discovered in St. Lawrence River sediments 2
... United States are fragmented and insufficiently coordinated, failing to ... the country. So reports a team of scientists ... the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the ... findings is published in this week,s issue of the ...
... When Dr. Paul Naour was looking for a ... tape recording of a conversation regarding human behavior between ... at Great Ape Trust, a scientific research institute in ... language, culture, tools and intelligence. In E.O. Wilson and ...
... many of the world,s tropical regions. Carried by mosquitoes, such ... is believed to be at risk from the infection. What ... does not confer protection. In fact, subsequent infections are significantly ... lack of a functioning vaccine forced Scott O,Neill and Elizabeth ...
Cached Biology News:Wildlife trade threatens public health and ecosystems 2Wildlife trade threatens public health and ecosystems 3Rumbaugh's theory links positions of Wilson, Skinner 2Rumbaugh's theory links positions of Wilson, Skinner 3Rumbaugh's theory links positions of Wilson, Skinner 4Mosquito parasite may help fight dengue fever 2
(Date:9/19/2014)... September 19, 2014 Biotech companies ... of emerging drug systems and advanced Laboratory Instrumentation. Companies ... Company (NYSE: BDX ), Thermo Fisher Scientific ... (NASDAQ: RGDO ), Sangamo Biosciences Inc. (NASDAQ: ... Pressure BioSciences, Inc. (OTCQB: PBIO) ("PBI" or ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... Minnesota (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 ... related food industries will gather October 5–8, 2014, ... the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, Rhode ... feature the work of food scientists, chemists, microbiologists, ... control, and food production management. To date, 1,000 ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... TX (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 ... integrated urological and interventional radiology products and services, ... known as cryotherapy and cryoablation) versus external beam ... Section of the American Urological Association (MAAUA) Annual ... , "Comparing Relative Effectiveness of Cryosurgery and External ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... September 18, 2014 ... http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/czvg3s/biocompatible ) has announced the addition ... Global Strategic Business Report" report ... ,This report analyzes the worldwide markets ... by the following Product Segments: Polymeric ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Medical Instrumentation Automation Advances for Biological Sample Preparation - Company Expects Q4 Revenue Impact from Newest Instrument Systems 2Medical Instrumentation Automation Advances for Biological Sample Preparation - Company Expects Q4 Revenue Impact from Newest Instrument Systems 3Medical Instrumentation Automation Advances for Biological Sample Preparation - Company Expects Q4 Revenue Impact from Newest Instrument Systems 4Medical Instrumentation Automation Advances for Biological Sample Preparation - Company Expects Q4 Revenue Impact from Newest Instrument Systems 5Medical Instrumentation Automation Advances for Biological Sample Preparation - Company Expects Q4 Revenue Impact from Newest Instrument Systems 6Medical Instrumentation Automation Advances for Biological Sample Preparation - Company Expects Q4 Revenue Impact from Newest Instrument Systems 7Latest Research on Cereal Grain Quality, Health Benefits and Food Production to be Presented During the AACC International Annual Meeting 2Latest Research on Cereal Grain Quality, Health Benefits and Food Production to be Presented During the AACC International Annual Meeting 3HealthTronics Announces Data Comparing Cryotherapy Versus Radiation for Treating Prostate Cancer Poster Presented at the American Urological Association Regional Meeting 2Biocompatible Materials - Global Strategic Business Report 2014 2Biocompatible Materials - Global Strategic Business Report 2014 3
... Resverlogix Presents ASSERT Human Clinical Trial Data at the American Heart Association Late Breaker Session ... ... if (typeof(lpUnit)==,undefined,) var lpUnit=,PRN,; --> ... = ""; BitlyCB.alertResponse = function(data) { var s = ,; var first_result; // Results are keyed by longUrl, so ...
... GENEVA and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Nov. 17, 2010 ... therapeutics, today presented an update to the World Health ... antiviral compound, CMX001, at the 12th Meeting of the ... presentation titled "Status of CMX001 for Smallpox and Other ...
... Inc. ("CTI") (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) announced today that ... dimaleate) Pediatric Investigation Plan ("PIP") for the treatment of ... ages of six months and 18 years. Previously, the ... opinion agreeing to the PIP and a deferral of ...
Cached Biology Technology:Resverlogix Presents ASSERT Human Clinical Trial Data at the American Heart Association Late Breaker Session 2Resverlogix Presents ASSERT Human Clinical Trial Data at the American Heart Association Late Breaker Session 3Resverlogix Presents ASSERT Human Clinical Trial Data at the American Heart Association Late Breaker Session 4Resverlogix Presents ASSERT Human Clinical Trial Data at the American Heart Association Late Breaker Session 5Resverlogix Presents ASSERT Human Clinical Trial Data at the American Heart Association Late Breaker Session 6Resverlogix Presents ASSERT Human Clinical Trial Data at the American Heart Association Late Breaker Session 7Resverlogix Presents ASSERT Human Clinical Trial Data at the American Heart Association Late Breaker Session 8Resverlogix Presents ASSERT Human Clinical Trial Data at the American Heart Association Late Breaker Session 9Resverlogix Presents ASSERT Human Clinical Trial Data at the American Heart Association Late Breaker Session 10Chimerix Presents Update on CMX001 Development to the World Health Organization Advisory Committee on Variola Virus Research 2Chimerix Presents Update on CMX001 Development to the World Health Organization Advisory Committee on Variola Virus Research 3European Medicines Agency Approves Pediatric Investigational Plan for Pixuvri 2European Medicines Agency Approves Pediatric Investigational Plan for Pixuvri 3
... high pressure gradient system uses two ... and the Adept CE 4200 dual wavelength detector ... processing is provided by PowerStream data processing software ... be supplied. The supplied analytical pumps ...
... is ideal for routine binary separations. Excellent ... CE 4201 UV-Visible variable wavelength detector. Ultra-fine ... the two highly accurate and precise, high ... delivery pumps., Chromatograms may be plotted on a ...
... cultured in RPMI 1640 medium with 2 mM ... growth. In order to keep the antigens ... acetone-methanol. The cells are arrayed on a ... wells surface specifically treated to enhance cellular attachment ...
Mouse polyclonal antibody to REXO4 - XPMC2 prevents mitotic catastrophe 2 homolog (Xenopus laevis)...
Biology Products: