Non-Vet Specializations and Careers for Animal Lovers and Biology Students

William Woods Undergraduate

So you want to work with animals, but aren’t quite sure if becoming a veterinarian is the route for you? Not to worry. There are plenty of awesome careers for biology students and animal lovers outside the veterinary route. We’ve listed three examples of areas of specialization bachelor’s in biology students can focus on outside […]

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How Pre-Vet students learn animal welfare assessment

William Woods Undergraduate

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), “an animal is in a good state of welfare if (as indicated by scientific evidence) it is healthy, comfortable, well nourished, safe, able to express innate behavior, and if it is not suffering from unpleasant states such as pain, fear, and distress. The AVMA outlines eight principles […]

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Management Information Systems Course Spotlight: Database Management Systems

William Woods Undergraduate

One of the courses that Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems (MIS) students will take at William Woods is MIS 225 – Database Management Systems. This course familiarizes students with various database management systems and how to manage them. Students will learn how to develop application programs in the database environment as well as […]

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Forest ecologists’ approach to fighting wildfires: How biology research on forests is changing the way we deal with wildfires

William Woods Undergraduate

The devastation caused by wildfires in Northern California has dominated the news in recent months. Loss of human life, destruction of homes and displacement of entire communities have sparked both a political and scientific debate about how best to deal with wildfires. For some, it may appear that the answer is investing in more resources […]

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Approaching tough, ethical issues through your sport management degree

William Woods Undergraduate

As a bachelor in sport management student, you will encounter countless challenges and issues throughout your professional career, forced to make tough, ethical decisions and point your team in the right direction. One major question you will ask yourself: How does one foster unity amongst their team while still respecting the individual voices of their […]

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What you can do, and earn, with a management information systems degree

William Woods Undergraduate

According to Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment of computer and information technology professionals is projected to grow 13 percent by the year 2026, a faster than average rate. Students earning a degree in management information systems will be well trained to pursue many of those opportunities. Below, we’ve put together a few job titles […]

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Common design studio titles and hierarchy

William Woods Undergraduate

If you are earning a bachelor’s degree in graphic design, then you may one day work or intern at a design studio or agency. While every studio environment and culture is slightly different, many studios stick to a similar hierarchy when it comes to key roles and responsibilities. The following are some of the common […]

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The ocean is changing: What are biologists doing to help?

William Woods Undergraduate

In our previous blog we discussed some need-to-know facts about hurricanes in general, specific storms that have wreaked havoc this hurricane season alone, and those that have broken records around the globe throughout history. In a one month period between August and September this year we saw three hurricanes at or above category three rip […]

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The most dangerous natural phenomenon: What you need to know

William Woods Undergraduate

Radio stations and news feeds flood with word of record-breaking hurricanes that have torn through the Atlantic over the past few months, leaving paths of destruction across the United States, the Caribbean and Mexico. And as hurricane season presses on, we are caused to question how much we truly understand about these storms and the […]

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Pre-Veterinary Specializations: Equine Dentistry

William Woods Undergraduate

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), there are 41 distinct veterinary specialties, and as a pre-vet biology major preparing to pursue a degree in veterinary medicine, it’s important to know the avenues in which you can take your passion. Relatively new on the scene of veterinary specialties is Equine Dentistry — which was […]

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