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MacUpdate Founder to Speak

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Joel Mueller, founder of MacUpdate, the second most popular Mac-only software community on the Internet—only behind Apple—will speak about his entrepreneurial success on Friday, Nov. 8, as part of the Haworth College of Business Entrepreneurship Forum.

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Meet the Class of 2017

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The class of 2017 represents higher enrollment in the Haworth College of Business, increasing ACT scores of admitted students and differential tuition funds targeted toward recruiting and retaining high-achieving students. Meet the class of 2017.

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App Locates Dining Bargains

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Students Daniel J. May and David Selden-Treiman are using their entrepreneurial drive to change the way diners find deals. As a personal price tracker, Xcheapskate takes the stress out of bargain hunting, saving individuals time and money. With help from Starting Gate—a student startup business accelerator—May and Selden-Treiman are learning what it takes to juggle being students and business owners at the same time.

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Renuka Phillips Named MBA Director in Grand Rapids

Western Michigan University has named Renuka Phillips as the director of its Grand Rapids MBA program. Phillips is responsible for developing outreach initiatives and recruiting strategies to bring additional prominence and attention to the MBA program.

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Homecoming 2013

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Homecoming 2013 was filled with memorable moments as alumni, friends and students gathered and celebrated their Bronco pride. On Friday, Oct. 11, the college welcomed honorees to its Haworth College of Business Awards Ceremony, recognizing the career and service achievements of alumni and friends. Saturday brought 70-degree weather, sunny skies and flying pancakes at the Haworth College of Business Homecoming Pancake Breakfast.

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Renewable Energy Next Up in Keystone Series

Photo of solar panelsFather and son founders of the Kalamazoo-based solar energy development company Helios Solar will discuss renewable energy and what it takes to provide energy solutions that make true economic sense as the Haworth College of Business continues its Keystone Community Bank Breakfast Speaker Series on Friday, Oct. 25.

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Photo of MillerGlobal Director for Corporate Citizenship at Dow Chemical to Speak

Bo Miller, a top-ranking executive of a major chemical company, will present his view of global citizenship when he speaks on Thursday, Oct. 24, in 2150 Schneider Hall. Miller is a WMU alumnus and a Department of Marketing Hall of Fame award recipient.

The event is open to the public; free parking is available.

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Photo of KirstenGeorgienne Kirsten, B.B.A.'06—110% Engaged

Getting "110% engaged in the programs that ignite your passion is essential for success," says Business Bronco Georgienne Kirsten. Engaging in her professional pursuits has led Kirsten from interning at Biggs | Gilmore to working in accounts services at J. Walter Thompson to supporting the Jimmy Kimmel Ford integration shoot held at the Ford Ironman World Championships. Along the way, she shares her Bronco Pride with those she meets.

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Professors for a Day

Photo of professor of the day Among the special guests in the college recently was a group of six alumni who took time from their busy careers to share their expertise with business students as guest speakers. This semester's groups of 'professors' included a clinical neuropsychologist, an independent consultant, a senior vice president of sales, a venture capitalist, an IT manager and a corporate controller.

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Editor: Cindy Wagner
cindy.wagner@wmich.edu
Haworth College of Business
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5457 USA
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