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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2007 Dreadnoughtus Excavation Team

Digging Deeper into Dreadnoughtus: Dinosaur Interview with Ken Lacovara

September 11, 2014
Check out Drexel News Blog's two-part interview with Kenneth Lacovara, PhD, in regards to his recent Dinosaur discovery. Part 1 features more insight into the d... Read More »
Ken Lacovara, PhD, with the vertebrae of the Dreadnoughtus

Drexel Team Unveils Dreadnoughtus: A Gigantic, Exceptionally Complete Sauropod Dinosaur

September 04, 2014
Scientists have discovered and described a new supermassive dinosaur species with the most complete skeleton ever found of its type. At 85 feet (26 m) long and ... Read More »
Rob Goldberg, PhD and Rob D'Ovidio

Announcing New Associate Deans & Research Support for the College of Arts and Sciences

August 27, 2014
After two successful years, Aleister Saunders, PhD, and Kelly Joyce, PhD, are stepping down from their roles as Associate Deans for Research. Dave Goldberg, PhD... Read More »

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  • Dreadnoughtus Day

    Saturday, September 20, 2014

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM

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

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  • Popular Representation from Occupy to Latin America and Beyond

    Thursday, September 25, 2014

    3:00 PM-5:00 PM

    Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building, Room 103, 3245 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Alumni
    • International Students
    • LGBTQA
    • Current Students
    • Faculty
    • Prospective Students
    • Public
    • Staff


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