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Studies Find Health Benefits From Outdoor Time

Spring is the perfect season for outdoor activity, and studies show many physical and mental health benefits for taking walks and exploring nature. Dr. Janice Greene, professor of biology at Missouri State University and director of the Bull Shoals Field Station, gives tips for preserving nature.

Nicki received a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Business Administration from Missouri State in marketing, in 2002 and 2004 respectively. After gaining experience in writing, marketing, special event planning, fundraising and public relations, she returned to the university to work in the office of strategic communication. There she tells the university’s story by sharing the stories of individuals at Missouri State.