IMAGE SOURCE The Oxford dictionary defines geography as "the study of the physical features of the earth and its atmosphere, and of human activity as it affects and is affected by these, including the distribution of populations and resources and political and economic activities." Hence, the field can be divided into two primary areas of . . .
Geography (from Greek γεωγραφία, geographia, literally "earth description") is a field of science devoted to the study of the lands, the features, the inhabitants, and the phenomena of Earth. The first person to use the word "γεωγραφία" was Eratosthenes (276–194 BC). In addition to being a Greek mathematician, poet, music theorist, and astronomer, he was . . .
IMAGE SOURCE You have earned a degree in Emergency Management from one of our featured top online Bachelor's degree programs or an on-campus format. We have also covered the best jobs with a degree in Emergency Management as an offering of prospective employment opportunities. Since the degree is a means to an end, that being . . .
IMAGE SOURCE There is a variety of jobs for those with a degree in Emergency Management. To enter this field, you can start with an Associate's degree, though a Bachelor's degree will provide more opportunities. Alternatively, a Master's degree in Emergency Management or related discipline will allow you to move up to a higher-paying position. . . .
IMAGE SOURCE There's an old adage that two things in life are imminent-death and taxes. Well, we can add natural disasters to this short list because since 1980 to 2017 the U.S. has sustained 212 weather and climate disasters. This does not include forest fires and terrorist attacks. The total cost of the weather-related events . . .
IMAGE SOURCE John Muir (1838-1914) had a passion for science, particularly geology. He was a naturalist, adventurer, historian, outdoor guide, botanist, and most importantly, founder of The Sierra Club. Mr. Muir epitomized the concept of working outdoors-the Yosemite area being his favorite. Not everyone is willing or desiring to emulate his words: "In every walk . . .
IMAGE SOURCE The job possibilities are beyond the scope of this article. Even an undergraduate degree in any major will provide more job opportunities and in many cases, a higher salary. Of course, if you're set on pursuing a degree in nursing, law or astrophysics, your job search will fit into a certain niche. But . . .
IMAGE SOURCE The Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) defines the profession as: "a systematic process which assists persons with physical, mental, developmental, cognitive, and emotional disabilities to achieve their personal, career, and independent living goals in the most integrated setting possible through the application of the counseling process". The attributes necessary to emulate this . . .
IMAGE SOURCE Nursing is a profession steeped in compassion, intellect and boundless energy for those serving the health needs of others. American nurse theorist and professor Dr. Jean Watson, RN, PhD, stated that nurses require an "insatiable need to care for others." To accomplish this, nurses must also have an insatiable quest for knowledge to . . .