Some 3,000 of the world's leading authorities on medieval culture will converge on the Western Michigan University campus Thursday through Sunday, May 14-17, to discuss all aspects of the period that spanned more than a millennium.
The Western Michigan University sales and business marketing program has once again been identified by the Sales Education Foundation as a top sales program among universities. This is the ninth consecutive year that WMU's sales program has been recognized by the foundation for preparing students for careers in professional selling and helping elevate the sales profession. With 280 students and more than 1,500 alumni, the program is one of the largest in the country.
A global firm, headquartered in Italy, has opened an office in the Western Michigan University Business Technology and Research Park, making it the first company to use the park to establish a North American presence.
Panel presentation on ISIS April 17
3 to 4 p.m.
Friday, April 17
Bernhard Center Rooms 105-107
Join us for a panel presentation, "The Islamic State: Its Origins, Aims, and Capabilities," focused on the political and cultural climate surrounding the recent actions taken by ISIS--the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, to explore the ideological and structural sources from which the Islamic State arose, what it’s short-term and long-term plans appear to be, and whether it has the resources to achieve those goals. The panel will feature Jamsheed and Carol Choksy. Jamsheed Choksy is a Distinguished Professor and chair of the Department of Central Eurasian Studies at Indiana University, Bloomington. Carol Choksy is an Adjunct Lecturer of Strategic Intelligence in the Department of Information and Library Science, also at Indiana University, Bloomington.