Bringing Exercise Science Insights to a Boomer Population

William Woods Undergraduate

According to the US Census Bureau, more than 20% of the US population will be 65 years old or older by 2030. This large baby boomer population cohort, comprised of people born between 1946 and 1964, will be between 66 and 84 in 2030. As more of this group enters retirement age (baby boomers today […]

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The key to creativity: How graphic design students can draw inspiration from everyday life

William Woods Undergraduate

As a graphic designer, it is important to maintain one of the driving forces behind everything you produce: creativity. The key to creativity is that inspiration is everywhere around you; from the museum down the block to the shirt you’re wearing right now. From a holistic view of a city to a close look at […]

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William Woods Poised to Feed the Talent Needs of Missouri’s Fast Growing Tech Hubs

William Woods Undergraduate

Located within two hours of Fulton, St. Louis and Kansas City are routinely ranked as two of the nation’s leading tech cities. In 2016, Business Insider ranked them “number 1 and number 10 cities, respectively, in the U.S. for fastest-growing startup scene in the tech sector”. Uncubed ranked St. Louis as one of the thirteen […]

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Benefits of veterinary careers in rural areas

William Woods Undergraduate

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), veterinary shortages are prominent and persistent in approximately 1,100 rural counties across the country. These are areas home to thousands of livestock, equine and small animals in need of care. Many veterinarians have to travel hundreds of miles to see large breed animals, and pet owners must […]

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How Women in Sports Are Taking the Lead on the Conversation of Equal Opportunity

William Woods Undergraduate

In February, the U.S. Women’s National Hockey Team broke Canada’s remarkable winning streak as they took home the gold in Pyeongchang, South Korea for the first time in 20 years. However, in addition to this major victory, these women made a separate historic victory in March 2017 in the fight for equal pay. The team […]

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Why Cybersecurity Has Become One of the Fastest Growing Fields

William Woods Undergraduate

Advances in technology and globalization have created an interconnected world that needs to be safeguarded against malicious actors. The cybersecurity market, which reached $80 billion in 2017, is expected to grow to $110 billion by 2020. New lucrative job titles are being spawned in this growing field. For instance, Information Security Analysts – earning salaries of […]

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

William Woods Undergraduate

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

William Woods Undergraduate

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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