The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University Mission and Identity Statements

Philadelphia, March 1, 2012

Mission

The mission of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is the encouragement and cultivation of the sciences.

Identity

Founded in 1812, 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 nearly 200 years, the Academy has carried out its mission to encourage and cultivate the sciences, exploring the remarkable diversity of our natural world and sharing these discoveries with the public through innovative exhibits, publications, and educational programming.

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