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Biology career spotlight: Wildlife Biologist

Assumption College Undergraduate

Assumption College students who major in biology have opportunities in exciting fields like wildlife biology. If Assumption biology students prefer an outdoor office that includes a wardrobe of rubber wader boots, and a backpack instead of a briefcase for trekking through a national forest – wildlife biology is an attractive career option. As the human […]

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March 26th, 2015

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Business Faculty Spotlight: Jennifer Niece

Assumption College Undergraduate

Regardless of business degree concentration, Assumption students are required to take at least one accounting course. If you’ve already completed this business degree requirement, then you may have met Assumption’s Chair of the Business Studies Department and Associate Professor of Accounting, Jennifer Niece. Professor Niece has completed her bachelor’s degree in Economics and Accounting from […]

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March 25th, 2015

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Turning a passion for sports into a paying career

Assumption College Undergraduate

Often dubbed as a highly competitive field, sport management is an enticing career for students who seek to combine their academic interest in business with their passion for sports. At Assumption College, an Advisory Board on Sport Business Education — comprised of the industry’s most recognized sports organization leaders — helps students to turn their […]

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March 19th, 2015

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Practicing healthy habits regularly helps ease stress during stressful times

Assumption College Undergraduate

Assumption undergraduate psychology students take courses like PSY 140 Psychology of Personality and PSY 335 Motivation and Emotion as they pursue a bachelor’s degree in psychology. They also study the effect of stress on the body and mind, and how different people respond. Assumption Assistant Professor of Psychology Dr. Sarah Cavanagh researches psychological and biological […]

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March 17th, 2015

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Oh, my we sure like 3.141592653…

Assumption College Undergraduate

Whether you are a student teacher or a veteran teacher, everyone loves Pi — or more specifically Pi Day, the annual celebration commemorating the mathematical constant π (pi). Pi Day is a great opportunity to introduce students to new math concepts and help them understand the subject can be fun and important to their lives. […]

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March 13th, 2015

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5 Surprising skills that develop when you study biology

Assumption College Undergraduate

Graduating with a bachelor’s degree in biology from Assumption can lead to a number of exciting career options, some you may have never even considered. Start by taking courses that dive deep into the ways cells function and regenerate; explore fascinating fields like genetics, immunology, the oceanic ecosystems and more. Some important skills will cultivate […]

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March 9th, 2015

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Assumption Biology Professor Spotlight: Dr. Michele Lemons

Assumption College Undergraduate

“When life gives you lemons make lemonade.” It’s an age-old expression, but perhaps Assumption College Biology professor Dr. Michele Lemons’ favorite. It works well for Lemons, as her first college biology course — one she took her freshman year, simply to meet her general education requirements — turned out to become her life’s work. “Originally, […]

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March 3rd, 2015

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