People & News Photo Gallery

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Federal Duck Stamp Art

  • 2016 duck stamp. Credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
    The 2016-2017 federal duck stamp.
    Credit U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • man perusing duck stamp art. Photo by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
    The art entries to the Federal Duck Stamp Art contest will be displayed at the Academy of Natural Sciences for the public to see on Sept. 9 and 10, 2016.
    Credit U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • A male Wood Duck © Jon Hunter/VIREO
    Wood Duck
    Credit: © Jon Hunter/VIREO

Medal Honoree

  • Elizabeth Kolbert, author
    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Elizabeth Kolbert to receive the Richard Day Hopper Memorial Medal for outstanding contributions in interpreting natural science

WINS


  • These Philadelphia public school students are collaborating with a group of girls in Mongolia on a project aimed at explaining climate change from a teenage viewpoint. The Philly girls are students in the Women In Natural Sciences program at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.
    Credit: Mike Servedio/ANSP

  • These five Philadelphia public school girls in the Academy of Natural Sciences’ Women In Natural Sciences program were chosen to travel to Mongolia in summer 2015 to study climate change. They are (from left) Faatimat Sylla of George Washington Carver High School of Engineering and Science, Linda Gutierrez of The Academy at Palumbo, Gere Johnson of Mathematics, Civics and Sciences Charter School of Philadelphia , Harleen Gonzalez of Central High School, and Ti’anna Cooper of Philadelphia High School for Girls.
    Credit: Mike Servedio/ANS

  • These students in Mongolia’s ROOTS science program use the Internet and social media to take climate change lessons with their Philadelphia counterparts in the Academy of Natural Sciences’ Women In Natural Sciences program
    Credit: Mike Servedio/ANS

  • To celebrate the Mongolian New Year Feb. 18, the WINS girls donned traditional Mongolian outfits at the Philadelphia-area home of Munhtuya Goulden (with glasses), Museums Connect Project Program Coordinator of the National Museum of Mongolia.
    Credit: Betsy Payne/ANS

Ruth Patrick

  • Ruth Patrick
    Dr. Ruth Patrick examines diatom slides at the Academy of Natural Sciences in the 1940s.
    Credit: ANSP Archives coll. 457
  • Ruth Patrick
    Dr. Ruth Patrick (fourth from left) and the team she assembled in 1948 to examine the health of Conestoga River in Lancaster County, Pa.
    Credit: ANSP Archives coll. 457
  • Ruth Patrick
    Dr. Ruth Patrick, in her signature pith helmet, collecting organisms from a stream; circa 1970
    Credit: ANSP Archives coll. 457
  • Ruth Patrick
    Dr. Ruth Patrick in the 1980s
    Credit: ANSP

A Glorious Enterprise 

  • Robert McCracken Peck and Patricia Tyson Stroud, authors of A Glorious Enterprise: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia and the Making of American Science.

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