The “Robin Hoods” of Hacking

William Woods Undergraduate

The classic Robin Hood thrives in ambiguous moral character and cannot wholly be classified as hero or villain. With a motto of “steal from the rich, give to the poor”, he is an outlaw who simultaneously plays the role of champion for the common man. In our world of sophisticated cyber theft, hackers are applying […]

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Treading Print & Digital Boundaries: Building the right skills for a graphic design career

William Woods Undergraduate

For anyone who has recently eyed job sites for graphic design opportunities, phrases such as “ability to apply design skills across print and digital” or “production of wide range of print, photography, video and web related graphics,” are not uncommon. Many employers are searching for candidates that offer plurality of skills and can assist with […]

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From the help desk to the boardroom: where can your degree in cybersecurity take you?

William Woods Undergraduate

For individuals exploring the vast world of cyber security, you have a large variety of available career options, specializations, and starting points. You may even have taken your first steps into the field by working at a help desk and in IT Support. However, a degree in cybersecurity, combined with the necessary work experience and […]

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Are health and fitness programs the key to increasing quality of life for injured veterans?

William Woods Undergraduate

According to the Los Angeles County Veterans Study, 44 percent veterans who served in the 10 years following the 9/11 terrorist attack report difficulty readjusting to civilian life. For this reason, efforts to ease this transition have become an increasingly important concern. The exercise science and fitness field has uniquely responded to the struggles of […]

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Improper disposal of old servers leads to serious cybersecurity vulnerabilities

William Woods Undergraduate

According to a recent Business Insider article, Western companies are routinely exposed to cybersecurity vulnerabilities when they upgrade their servers for newer hardware. This is because old servers are often sold to refurbishment companies before being fully wiped clean. Depending on the data that was left on such hardware, the chance of sensitive information reaching […]

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Nursing Career Spotlight: Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs)

William Woods Undergraduate

Statistics from RAINN (the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) report that an American is sexually assaulted every 98 seconds. Every 11 minutes, that victim is a child. Despite these alarmingly high rates, hospitals nationwide have a shortage of nurses with the credentials to provide optimal care for sexual assault victims. Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners […]

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How Wearable tech is changing the field of Exercise Science

William Woods Undergraduate

As a candidate for a bachelor’s degree in exercise science, you might ask: how do I keep pace with clients and patients who already track so much of their personal health data? As wearable tech makes everyone smarter, exercise science students and professionals will become more timely and targeted with their instruction and interventions. Business […]

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RN to BSN: Now more than Ever

William Woods Undergraduate

Early career nurses considering the move from RN to BSN can find solid professional reasons for continuing their education, and often get employer financing to help pay for the degree. Here are some reasons for pursuing a bachelor of science in nursing degree: Increase Job Security As far back as 2010, the Institute of Medicine’s […]

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What ethics in cyber security means for business operations

William Woods Undergraduate

A journalist protects a source; a doctor secures patient information; a lawyer maintains client confidentiality. So, shouldn’t tech companies be required to guard the privacy of their consumers? According to Adweek, 79% of Americans agree. They think that tech companies should be regulated in the same way that news media is. Further, a recent Pew […]

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Nursing: Front line medical error prevention

William Woods Undergraduate

Based on data from a 2013 NIH report, it is estimated that 440,000 deaths result from medical errors every year. Although not all medical errors result in death, another NIH study showed that 19.1% of medical errors are medication administration errors. Nurses, doctors and pharmacists continue to seek ways to reduce these errors — as […]

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