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The Pennsylvania Academy of Science seeks to:

  • Advance the pursuit and application of science within the Commonwealth, both in academic and industrial settings.
  • Enhance the professional development of its members.
  • Create forums for professional dialogue among junior and senior scientists at all academic levels.
  • Promote scientific research, presentation and discussion among its members and the public at large.
  • Support educational initiatives devoted to the development of scientific skills and knowledge.

News and Updates

PAS Winter 2017 Newsletter

The 2017 Newsletter is now available for download.

Call for Grants: PAS Undergraduate and Graduate Research Grants

The Grant Submission page for student research grants is now open! Student research proposals for up to $500 may be submitted for consideration. General guidelines as well as the proposal format is available here. The deadline for submission is February 15, 2017, with notification at the 2017 PAS annual meeting at Kings College at the beginning of April.

Latest Issue of JPAS

The Pennsylvania Academy of Sciences has published Volume 90, issue 1 of the Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science containing the following research articles:

 PROBING CHEMICAL ENVIRONMENT USING POLYMERIC REVERSE MICELLAR SOLUTIONS WHICH SEQUESTER INORGANIC COORDINATION COMPLEX FLUOROPHORES JASON RODRIGUEZ AND JOSEPH KREMER

A CHECKLIST AND DISTRIBUTIONAL SYNTHESIS OF AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE SPECIES IN COLUMBIA COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA SEAN M. HARTZELL

THE USE OF A BRINE SHRIMP ASSAY TO DETECT BIOACTIVITY IN THE ENDOPHYTE-INFECTED GRASS, AGROSTIS HYEMALIS MATTHEW K. KOLBECK AND TAMMY E. TINTJER

RESEARCH NOTE: MULTIPLE PATERNITIES IN AMERICAN BLACK BEARS FROM NEW JERSEY TERESA A. OMBRELLO, NICOLE L. CHINNICI AND JANE E. HUFFMAN

RESEARCH NOTE: TICKS AND TICK-BORNE PATHOGENS OF BLACK BEARS (URSUS AMERICANUS) IN NEW JERSEY KACIE CHERN, MEAGHAN BIRD, AND KAITLYN FREY

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