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How is a B.A. in Economics Different from a B.S.?

If you’ve been considering an undergraduate program in economics, you may be curious about the difference between a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree and a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree. In this post, we’ll explore some common differences and similarities

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Systems Engineering vs. Related Disciplines

A phone that fits in your pocket yet has enough processing power to provide information at the touch of a button. A rocket launched into space. A wildfire detected with aerospace applications and quickly controlled. In each of these examples,

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How to Inspire Lasting Change in Organizations

For the past several months, US media outlets have been abuzz with debate about an ongoing “Great Resignation.” Why are so many people quitting? How long will the trend last?  Many questions remain, but one fact is certain: A lot of

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The Amazon Rainforest, as pictured here, is one of the primary focuses on many ecological restoration efforts.
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What is the Goal of Restoration Ecology?

Modern society accomplished incredible things in just the last two centuries. We’ve harnessed the power of electricity, built transportation marvels and constructed vast infrastructure projects. During that time, our global population expanded from less than a billion to just under

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Small Changes. Big Gains.

New Year’s Resolutions in the Time of Covid  The presence of Covid has created many challenges in our day-to-day lives. Because of this threat, we are all, at some level, in the fight or flight response most of the time.

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What is Ecological Restoration and Why is it So Important?

The big blue and green planet we all share supports more than eight million species of plants and animals, according to recent scientific estimates, and the vast majority haven’t even been discovered yet. Unfortunately, new evidence suggests that biodiversity may be

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How to Negotiate Salary for Your Next Job

So, you’ve received a job offer and you’re excited about the opportunity. Congratulations! What’s next? Take the first offer they put on the table? Try to negotiate? First, research your worth. Before you get to the job offer, research what

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Successfully Change Careers

5 Ways to show prospective employers your transferable skills Recently I’ve spoken to several alums who would like to make a move to a new job or to a career in a new field. They are curious how to convince

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