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Physics/Astrophysics Major FAQ

Physics/Astrophysics Major FAQ

I get a lot of questions as a physics and astrophysics major, so I’m using this post to give some answers to some of those burning questions.  1.       What is astrophysics? I like to describe physics as the [...]

Biomedical Engineering: Your Questions Answered

Biomedical Engineering: Your Questions Answered

What is biomedical engineering?   Biomedical engineering is a vast interdisciplinary field that pulls together elements from mechanical, electrical and chemical engineering as well as biology and computer sciences. There are many specialties within the realm [...]

Molecular Biology FAQ

Molecular Biology FAQ

What exactly is molecular biology? Molecular Biology is the study of DNA, RNA, and the related enzymes. What’s the difference between molecular biology and microbiology? Molecular biology studies DNA and genetics typically in human cells. Molecular [...]

5 Common College Health Ailments and How to Fix Them

5 Common College Health Ailments and How to Fix Them

Photo Credit: LVHealth.com Many students encounter illness while away at college, so I thought I’d provide some advice that may be helpful to those who may need it. When in doubt, seek professional medical help (we [...]

Meet the College of Aeronautics Faculty!

Meet the College of Aeronautics Faculty!

Here are a few of the College of Aeronautics (COA) professors that I have been lucky enough to have. They are all industry professionals that teach classes for all of the COA programs. Dr. William Rankin [...]

Biological Sciences Department Research Opportunities

Biological Sciences Department Research Opportunities

2012 Galapagos Field Expedition next to a lava field! Florida Tech’s Biological Sciences Department is one of the reasons why Florida Tech is at the forefront of cutting-edge research. The department offers degrees in several disciplines [...]

FAQ: College of Aeronautics

FAQ: College of Aeronautics

Do you have questions about becoming an aeronautics student at Florida Tech and cannot find the answers that you want? Here are a list of frequently asked questions and some answers about the Florida Tech College [...]

Problem Solving: HELP! I Can’t Find Research Participants!

Problem Solving: HELP! I Can’t Find Research Participants!

Indeed, gathering participants for a research project is one of the most difficult parts of conducting a study, and it’s one of the most difficult parts of research in psychology. Whether you’re a freshman, a Ph.D. candidate [...]

Is Marine Biology Right for Me?

Is Marine Biology Right for Me?

For this post, I’ve decided to answer some of the questions that are commonly asked when I participate in the phone-a-thon each semester to talk to alumni about university news and my major. If you’re thinking [...]

A Day in the Life of a Second Semester Senior

A Day in the Life of a Second Semester Senior

As a second semester senior in marine biology, it is very difficult to care about anything other than graduation. Wait? I still have homework? Obligations? PRIORITIES?! A day in the life of a second semester senior is [...]