Many people never think of where our toilet paper comes from, or the plastic packaging around gifts, or the machine-engineered bolts that hold together you new land mower. But the fact is, nearly every consumer good made and sold would have been a mechanical marvel just 100 years ago. While high profile inventors and entrepreneurs . . .
"Every flyer who ventures across oceans to distant lands is a potential explorer; in his or her breast burns the same fire that urged adventurers of old to set forth in their sailing-ships for foreign lands." - Jean Batten In the earliest days of human civilization, there were myths of flight. Whether it be Icarus . . .
Modern life can be a constant barrage of demands on our attention. Traditional pulls for eyeballs and dollars have given way to digital, mobile, and social media campaigns to push consumers in endless directions. One thing is clear: organizations of all sizes need marketing experts to help them stand out from crowded marketplaces, or bring . . .
Nursing is an indispensable part of our medical system. Nurses work in hospitals, homes, clinics, schools, and many other environments. They provide care, educate patients, advocate on their behalf, coordinate services in many ways, among other ever-expanding roles and responsibilities. Nurses are extremely demanded and the field is expended to grow tremendously in the coming . . .
Traced back in time, the English word ‘marketing' has its roots in the town markets of 16th century Europe. In bustling city centers of the renaissance, vendors curried for position to catch the eye (and wallets) of curious passers-by. Over the years, marketing has progressed as a sort of art (and in recent history a . . .
Tell me and I forget. Teach me, and I remember. Involve me, and I learn — Chinese Proverb Occupational therapy uses evaluation then intervention to build, recover, and maintain activities (or occupations) and functions for people, groups, and broader communities. It's profoundly rewarding to work in a field in which you'll get to build real . . .
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances. - Agatha Christie Forensic Science is the use of the scientific methods of observation, evidence collection, and specimen analysis, as they are applied application to solving crimes. While 21st-century technology has added many tools for detectives and police, a . . .
The study of crime and criminals informs and helps to define societies that work and don’t work. By studying “why” crime happens, and what leads individuals to criminal acts, we can begin to isolate and fix root causes behind maladaptive behavior. While there will always be a portion of every society that deviates from social . . .
What is America? It's a nation like so many others, sure, but it's one with such a complicated and unique history, culture, and personality that you could truly spend a lifetime trying to define and understand it. As a matter of fact, some people do! American Studies is an entire academic discipline devoted to deeply . . .