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Is pharmacy in your future?

Assumption College Undergraduate

Many Assumption biology majors pursue advanced and professional degrees, including: medical, veterinary, dental and pharmacy programs. Assumption students who possess ambitious academic goals work one-on-one with their advisors to ensure they have a strong foundation in the fields they want to pursue. This is true for recent Biology graduate Barry Nicholson, who is pursuing his […]

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July 2nd, 2015

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Healthy benefits of the sun’s rays

Assumption College Undergraduate

The sun is shining, and we couldn’t help but focus this week’s post on the biological benefits of spending time in the sun. And because it will be a direct or indirect part of many of the bachelor’s in biology courses you take at Assumption – from botany to animal behavior — we found it […]

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June 25th, 2015

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Summer Professional Development – for Biology Students

Assumption College Undergraduate

This is the first of a four-part series identifying ways students across different majors can hone their skills, gain experience and stimulate their minds over the summer months. Whether you’re looking to volunteer, find a full-time job or simply explore a passion, there are so many ways to develop yourself professionally even though class is […]

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June 4th, 2015

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Assumption biology student research in genetic diseases paving the way for a career in genetic counseling

Assumption College Undergraduate

One rising senior at Assumption plans to spend her fall semester this year performing research on a team and working in an area that she is passionate about — genetics. Kaitlyn Riley is a biology major with a concentration in neuroscience. Along with pursuing a bachelor’s degree at Assumption, she is interning at UMASS Medical […]

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May 21st, 2015

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Thinking about Veterinary School?

Assumption College Undergraduate

Our #ACacheives campaign features successful Assumption College students and their internships, research projects, jobs and graduate school destinations upon graduation. Assumption student Kaitlyn Poirier will receive her bachelor’s degree in biology this spring, then attend The Ohio State University School of Veterinary Medicine in the fall. Kaitlyn is thankful for the opportunities and preparation Assumption […]

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May 7th, 2015

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Growing need for great science teachers

Assumption College Undergraduate

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, known as STEM, is quite the buzzword these days. But it isn’t without reason. While only 5 percent of workers in the United States are employed in science or engineering fields, they contribute to 50 percent of domestic economic expansion, thus serving as a job creator. It’s estimated that for […]

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May 5th, 2015

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Assumption biology professors share their favorite online resources for students

Assumption College Undergraduate

Whether you’re pursuing a bachelor’s degree in biology or just starting to think about this exciting course of study; whether you’re an expert in the field or simply enjoy biology as a hobby, there are some amazing biology resources and tools on the web for everyone — learning resources, YouTube channels, news organizations, podcasts and […]

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April 21st, 2015

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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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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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