Can a degree in biology lead to a career in nursing?

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As the health care industry continues to grow and the population of retiring nurses continues to rise, so does the need for well-trained nursing professionals entering the job field. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing projects that, in order to fill this national shortage, we will need 1.09 million new nurses entering the field […]

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An Athletic Training Program that gives students a competitive lead in the job field

William Woods Undergraduate

In this month’s post, we want to highlight the recent re-design of the Athletic Training Program at William Woods University since Dr. Steve Middleton began his role as the new Program Director of the Athletic Training Program. Accelerated program In conjunction with the Athletic Training Strategic Alliance’s decision to raise the professional degree level of […]

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New study shares equine medicine recommendations for veterinarians treating pregnant mares

William Woods Undergraduate

Biology majors in the pre-veterinary concentration at William Woods University — especially those who take full advantage of the opportunity to work side-by-side with our resident veterinarian, Dr. Schiltz — are accustomed to seeing the varying medical needs of horses in varying stages of life. They also know that as technology and medicine advance, so […]

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Why graphic designers benefit from having photography skills

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Students who are earning a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design at William Woods University will have an opportunity to study photography through one of their core course requirements, ART 256 – Digital Imaging. This course covers the basic principles and techniques of digital photography by teaching students how to […]

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MIS career spotlight: What does a systems engineer do?

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Students earning a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems at William Woods University will have an opportunity to choose from a wide range of career paths upon graduation. Whether your interests lie in the traditional IT sector, business startup, or more of the creative realm, the MIS degree offers the flexibility to apply your […]

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Bachelor in Biology career paths: Pharmacist vs. Pharmacologist

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A bachelor’s degree in biology opens the door to a diverse and exciting range of careers and it lays a firm foundation of knowledge for many graduate and post-graduate degree programs. For biology majors interested in the world of medicine, and more specifically, the use of pharmaceutical drugs to help people, there are two distinct […]

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Need-to-know safety skills for pre-veterinary majors interested in equine medicine

William Woods Undergraduate

For pre-vet majors at William Woods University interested in pursuing a veterinary career specialization in equine medicine or equine dentistry, it is important to not only look out for the well-being of the horse, but for their own safety and well-being when they handle these large and powerful patients. In efforts to make veterinary visits […]

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Trends in MIS: Cloud-based data storage

William Woods Undergraduate

Every second of every day more than 24,000 gigabytes of data are uploaded to the internet. A single minute into your time spent reading this blog, people will have uploaded more than 31.25 million messages on Facebook, over 300,000 tweets on Twitter, and more than 48,000 photos on Instagram. A recent report by Cisco, estimates […]

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Design for Good: How graphic design aids social change

William Woods Undergraduate

A recent study by the Lovell Corporation finds that Millennials and Generation Z tend to seek meaningful work that not only fulfills their personal goals but also creates social impact and change. In the graphic design community, this trend can be observed through a growing interest in Design for Good projects. The American Institute of […]

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Bachelors in biology students learn the biological effects of stress on the body

William Woods Undergraduate

In a medical or biological context, stress is defined as a physical, mental, or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension. In short-term situations, stress can be beneficial to your health, as your body releases hormones that increase your heart and breathing rates and ready your muscles to respond to a potentially threatening situation. […]

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