Bachelors of sports management students learn the value of accessibility in sport

William Woods Undergraduate

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 22 percent of adults in the U.S. have some type of disability. And the state of Missouri is among the highest, with 24 percent of its adults having some type of disability. The CDC also reports that adults with disabilities are 36.3 percent more likely […]

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New study aims to shed light on the biology of health through mapping human cells

William Woods Undergraduate

There is still so much about the human body we do not know, and biologists, scientists, and healthcare professionals worldwide continue to seek answers and develop the tools and knowledge to fight for our health and wellbeing. In October a team of world-leading scientists embarked on a journey called The Human Cell Atlas, with the […]

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Biology career spotlight: Conservation Scientist

William Woods Undergraduate

According to NASA, “The current [global] warming trend is of particular significance because most of it is very likely human-induced and proceeding at a rate that is unprecedented in the past 1,300 years.” It becomes more important than ever to place much of our focus on the preservation of the planet and all the living […]

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Center for Equine Medicine gives pre-vet biology students a leg up

William Woods Undergraduate

William Woods University is known for having a strong reputation in the horse industry — for winning national championships and educating well trained, expertly prepared equestrian professionals. However, the development of their Center for Equine Medicine has given William Woods a step up in more than the equestrian world, but in the world of veterinary […]

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What is sports psychology?

William Woods Undergraduate

All sport management undergraduate students at William Woods take a course in Sports Psychology. But what is it? And how does it help someone interested in a career in sport management? Competition can both emotionally and mentally affect athletes of every level —professional or not. Many athletes say that the “mind game” is just as […]

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William Woods’ bachelors in biology pre-veterinary program graduates enjoy high acceptance rate

William Woods Undergraduate

For bachelors in biology students who are passionate about caring for and healing animals and are interested in pursuing the path towards veterinary medicine, the Pre-Vet Preparation Concentration at William Woods may be the right choice. One of the fastest growing programs at William Woods, this concentration provides students with the coursework and hands-on experience […]

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William Woods biology students study nature in the “Best Trails State”

William Woods Undergraduate

In 2013 the state of Missouri earned the title “Best Trails State” by American Trails, a national, nonprofit organization that supports biking, riding and hiking trails across the U.S. Since then, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has put in place the 100 Missouri Miles Challenge, encouraging Missourians to get outside, get active and experience the beauty […]

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The ‘Fulton Flash’ and sports management

William Woods Undergraduate

In sport management students’ Introduction to Sports Management class, they learn foundations of athletics, including history and philosophy. It’s with this in mind that students at William Woods celebrate one alumna and incredible athlete: Helen Stephens, also known as the Fulton Flash. Stephens’ story is told in the State Historical Society of Missouri web archives […]

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Bachelors in biology students learn the keys to living a zero-waste lifestyle

William Woods Undergraduate

What if, as a biology student, you really lived the lessons learned in Introduction to Environmental Science about conserving the environment and preserving clean air and clean water? If you carried a reusable water bottle with you to refill throughout the day, or when you went to the grocery store you brought your own reusable […]

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A project of peace: Students learn the unifying power of art

William Woods Undergraduate

Imagine yourself walking through the streets of a small district of Cairo, Egypt, perhaps on a study abroad trip with Woods Around the World. As you weave through the narrow streets, dodging trucks overflowing with trash, you are overcome by the pungent smell of rotting garbage. You make your way past the piles of trash, […]

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