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WMU teams identify potential for seven-figure Detroit city savings

Students, alumni and a faculty advisor from WMU's integrated supply management program are working with city officials to identify operational efficiencies and devise lean systems to improve the city's bottom line.

Engineering students design concussion sensor for football helmets

Three doctoral students and one master's student in engineering have been working on the project with help from WMU's student business accelerator Starting Gate. The sensor can be implanted in a football helmet to monitor the severity and location of blows to the head.

WMU students design phone app for Kalamazoo Blues Festival

WMU student Adam Nolan and recent graduate John Cook designed the phone app for the upcoming festival, set for July 10-12 at the Arcadia Creek Festival Place in downtown Kalamazoo.

Detroit enlists help of WMU teams to boost city operational efficiency

Teams of WMU business students and professionals are helping the city of Detroit devise lean systems that will improve the city's overall efficiency—and its bottom line.

WMU human resources student chapter wins national award

The WMU chapter of the Society for Excellence in Human Resources has received national recognition from the Society for Human Resource Management for the sixth time in seven years.

Association picks WMU as 'Partner of the Year,' honors student

For the fifth year in a row, the southwest Michigan chapter of APICS—the Association for Operations Management—has honored WMU as Educational Partner of the Year at a May 20 ceremony.

Advertising students snag two of five statewide scholarships

Robert Carroll and Andrew Barrowman each received 2014-15 scholarships from the Adcraft Club of Detroit's Adcraft Foundation. They were nominated by Dr. Karen Lancendorfer and Dr. JoAnn Atkin, respectively.

New MBA concentration in aviation takes flight

WMU’s Haworth College of Business and College of Aviation will offer a new concentration in aviation within the MBA program, geared toward students interested in management roles in the aviation industry.

WMU launches new entrepreneurship opportunities for students

An entrepreneurship major through the Haworth College of Business and a universitywide entrepreneurship minor are being added to the growing number of entrepreneurial activities available to WMU students.