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March

    • Mongolia-visit

      March 31, 2015

      The Women in Natural Sciences program has been going strong for 32 years, and now a special grant from the U.S. Department of State’s Museums Connect program is allowing a team of 15 Philly public high school girls to collaborate with 15 girls from Mongolia on a globe-spanning project.

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    • lacawac-connection

      March 29, 2015

      Lacawac nature preserve and research center, with strong ties to the Academy, is drawing students and others to their site.

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    • tiktaalik-canada

      March 28, 2015

      A feature on the significance of Academy paleontologist Dr. Ted Daeschler's discovery of Tiktaalik roseae in the Canadian Arctic.

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    • climate-students

      March 27, 2015

      Interviews with participants in the Academy's Women in Natural Sciences-Mongolia ROOTS climate change exchange with students from both countries.

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    • reception-mongolia

      March 27, 2015

      Four Mongolian students visit Philadelphia as part of student exchange with the Academy to study climate change.

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    • city-seal

      March 27, 2015

      19th-century Academy entomologist Henry McCook designed Philadelphia's city seal and is honored at a ceremony.

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    • mongolia-wins

      March 23, 2015

      Four Mongolian high school students are in Philadelphia this week learning how climate change affects the lives of teenagers here.

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    • brazil-catfish

      March 20, 2015

      Ichthyology Curator Emeritus Dr. John Lundberg says a roiling mass of carnivorous fish videotaped in a river in Brazil is probably catfish.

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    • climate-mongolia

      March 18, 2015

      Clyde Goulden, director of the Academy’s Asia Center, is quoted in an article about the extreme cold in Mongolia.

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    • pay-wish

      March 18, 2015

      Academy celebrates Founders Day with pay-what-you-want admission.

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    • sleep-adults

      March 13, 2015

      An account of the Academy's first sleepover for adults.

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    • founders-day

      March 13, 2015

      For lovers of all things history, the Academy is offering a sweet chance to celebrate the nation’s oldest history museum by offering pay-what-you-wish admission.


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    • adult-overnight

      March 10, 2015

      Reporter describes her night at the Academy's first adult overnight.

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