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Slice of LIFE

Possible Career Paths for Science Programs at Life U

Career exploration is an important part of personal and professional growth. For students who are enrolled in science-specific majors here at Life University (Life U), here is a helpful starter guide to get you thinking about possible career paths. For more assistance with career exploration, please contact Life U Career Services.

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Slice of LIFE

Club Spotlight: Green LIFE

Going green and living a sustainable life is a common concept we hear many people talking about, but what does that look like on a practical level? That is what Green LIFE at Life U hopes to explore.

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Faces of LIFE- Dr. Stephanie Wakefield

Dr. Wakefield is relatively new to Life U, having only come on board in Fall 2020. Yet in her short time at Life U thus far, Dr. Wakefield has left several positive waves in her wake. “I really enjoy working at Life U, and one of the things I love is the openness of the University and the community here to create this new program—this Human Ecology program—and trying innovative teaching and learning methods, like outdoor learning, active learning,” said Dr. Wakefield.

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Slice of LIFE

Human Ecology and Designing Our World

Today we take a look at a program that similarly requires a bit of explaining, beginning with the title: Human Ecology. the field of “ecology” is defined as “the study of the relationships between living organisms, including humans, and their physical environment. Ecology considers organisms at the individual, population, community, ecosystems and biosphere level.

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Slice of LIFE

The Reality of Recycling

When thinking about our environment, does the phrase “the 3 R’s” ring a bell? Reduce, reuse and recycle. We all know that recycling is incredibly important. However, the most efficient way to reduce waste is to simply not create it in the first place. This is where the first two “R’s” come into play.