Tag: science & engineering

How can I get involved in student-faculty research as an undergrad?

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Admission officers may be able to tell you about research opportunities that are available on a campus you are considering. Also, your campus may have an office of undergraduate research. If so, that may be the best place to look once you have matriculated as a student. read more

Can I study science at a liberal arts college?

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Yes, nearly every liberal arts college will offer some majors in science disciplines and many offer interdisciplinary programs like biochemistry, neuroscience and/or environmental studies. Along with the science, you get a well-rounded exposure to other disciplines. read more

Engineering Majors and Potential Jobs

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Engineering is this amazing blend of creativity, science, technology, and problem-solving. And you'll find engineers, well, just about everywhere. read more

Should You Study Science or Engineering at a Private College?

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If you have dreamed about a career in exciting fields such as genomics, environmental engineering, or nanotechnology, read on to learn how a private college can help you achieve your goals. read more

Types of Schools for Science and Engineering

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You're heading off to college and you want to study science or engineering (or both!). There are countless colleges and universities to choose from. read more

What kinds of science-related clubs and activities do colleges typically offer?

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When looking for science-related clubs and activities at a college or university, you will find faculty members and academic departments sponsor most of the clubs. read more

Student-Faculty Research in the Sciences

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In short, participation in research enriches students' learning experiences, provides improved preparation for graduate school or work, and creates involved citizens to address community problems. read more

What does genetics entail?

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Today, the role of genetics in medicine, basic research, biotechnology and pharmaceutical research, forensics, agriculture, and animal biology is growing by leaps and bounds. read more

Get A Head Start On The Future at an Institute Of Technology

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"Which college do you think I'd like?" asked my neighbor the other day. He's good at math, likes history, and thinks he wants to study engineering. He also plays soccer and trumpet and volunteers in the community. What he wants most from college is to study in an exciting environment that will prepare him for his future--wherever it may lead. read more

What Can You Do with an Engineering Major?

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If you're looking for a job where you can help people, use your science and math skills, and be in demand for decades to come, a career in engineering is tough to beat. read more