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Month: June 2018

Biologists in a lab examining samples

June 28, 2018

What Can You Do With a Biology Degree?

A biology degree is one of the most versatile programs out there for those interested in plants and animals. It’s a fascinating field that looks at the study of living organisms and the characteristics—i.e., physiology, behavior, anatomy, origin, etc.—that make them unique.

Biologists in a lab examining samples

Wildlife biologist doing field work in mountain valley

June 27, 2018

What Can You Do With a Wildlife Biology Degree?

Not everyone is cut out for a career in wildlife biology. It’s true. Not everyone is willing to put in the hours of schooling and training it takes to understand the myriad animal habitats, landscapes, and refuge systems that crisscross our country. Not everyone is willing to think beyond themselves and shoulder the burden of preserving natural habitats and protecting endangered species for generations to come.

Wildlife biologist doing field work in mountain valley

Two people planning with windmills in background

June 25, 2018

Balancing the Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

The sustainable management of natural resources involves managing natural resources such as land, soil, water, and minerals in a sustainable way. Preserving natural resources is one of the most important issues today. Natural resources provide the main source for our everyday needs. Through the years, we have been able to find a balance for using… Read more »

June 23, 2018

Unity Works: Summer Edition

TO: Employee-News FROM: Dr. Melik Peter Khoury DATE: June 23, 2018 SUBJECT: Unity Works: Summer Edition  ATTACHMENTS: None Unity College Colleagues, I hope this note finds you well as the spring gives way to early summer. In some ways, it feels like winter is only just ending, but we all know that fall will come… Read more »

Unity College Maine Deputy Game Warden Conservation Law

June 19, 2018

Unity College students go six for six on Deputy Maine Game Warden openings

‘This is a big step’ toward lifelong dream of becoming a full-time Game Warden

June 18, 2018

Environmental Problems and Solutions Debunked: Top 3 Common Misconceptions

Since the modern day environmental movement in the United States began in the 1970s, households have followed suggestions and recommendations for ways to help the environment. Some of these environmental problems and solutions have been placed under a magnifying glass, and myths have developed about their effectiveness in making an impact. Recycling does make a… Read more »

turtle swimming in clear blue water

June 18, 2018

What Can You Do With a Marine Biology Degree?

Spending four years of your life—or more—studying a specific subject is a big commitment that requires a serious, informed decision. What you choose to major in should be something that excites you; it should be something you’ve daydreamed about; maybe even something you’ve pictured yourself doing for a living.

Marine biologists on a boat returning a turtle to the sea

Man at bottom of mountain checking electronic device

June 11, 2018

Using Your GIS Degree to Launch into a New Career

A degree in Geographic Information Science, or GIS degree, can lead to the beginning of a rewarding career for recent graduates and to a new career for seasoned professionals. GIS is a system that is designed to capture, retain, study, manipulate, manage, and present spatial and geographic data. Though the type and format vary, the… Read more »

Alexandra Sutton Lawrence standing on a plateau

June 01, 2018

Dr. Alexandra Sutton Lawrence brings innovative approach to Unity College’s Distance Education

Dr. Alexandra Sutton Lawrence has spent nearly her entire adult life in academia, going on from her bachelor’s degree in biology from Howard University, to Texas A&M for her master’s in Wildlife & Fisheries Science, onto her Ph.D. in Environmental Science at Duke, where she also worked as the Science Program Policy Director. Now, Dr.… Read more »