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President and CEO Scott Cooper, PhD

  • Scott Cooper
    Scott Cooper, PhD, took over as president and CEO of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University in mid-December 2017.

Women in Natural Sciences

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    WINS students participate in a forensics workshop.
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    WINS student helps catalog shells in the Academy’s Malacology Collection of 10 million shells.

Ruth Patrick

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    Dr. Ruth Patrick examines diatom slides at the Academy of Natural Sciences in the 1940s.
    Credit: ANSP Archives coll. 457
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    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
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    Dr. Ruth Patrick, in her signature pith helmet, collecting organisms from a stream; circa 1970
    Credit: ANSP Archives coll. 457
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    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.