Media

September 2014

Sept. 4, 2014, Dr. Alan Rea, professor of business information systems, was interviewed on WMU Radio about cloud computing and Internet security.

August 2014

Aug. 15, 2014, Dr. David Flanagan, professor of management, was quoted in the Wall Street Journal's Morning Risk Report in an article titled "Cisco's reputation worries: Death by 6,000 cuts?" The full article is available here for subscribers to the Wall Street Journal.

Aug. 4, 2014, Ken Jones, director of executive education for the integrated supply management program and instructor of management, and recent Haworth College of Business graduate, Hanna Downs, were interviewed on WMUK about their work studying Detroit's transportation facilities.

July 2014

July 31, 2014, Dr. Christopher Korth,professor of finance and commercial law, was interviewed on WMU Radio about the Walgreen Company, corporate taxes and tax loopholes.

July 28, 2014, Ken Jones, director of executive education for the integrated supply management program and instructor of management, was interviewed on WKZO about the ISM teams that helped Detroit streamline office practices and save money.

July 28, 2014, Dr. Robert Harrison, assistant professor of marketing, was quoted by the Toronto Star in their article "Campaign does away with the bumbling dad."

June 2014

June 26, 2014, Dr. Jennifer Palthe, associate professor of management, spoke about the crisis at General Motors on WMU Radio.

June 17, 2014, Ken Jones, director of executive education for the integrated supply management program and instructor of management, was interviewed during a live broadcast on WKZO radio about ISM teams helping the city of Detroit boost operational efficiency.

June 8, 2014, John Mueller, assistant professor of management, was featured in the MiBiz article "Anxious Angels: SEC consideration of new accredited investor definition worries angel investor groups."

June 8, 2014, Dr. Satish Deshpande, associate dean for operations and graduate programs, was quoted in an MiBiz article titled "MBA Update: B-schools turn to partnerships, concentrations to propel students' learning."

May 2014

May 7, 2014, Dr. Robert Landeros, chair of management, was quoted on WWMT 3 in a series about getting "More Bang For Your Buck." (Link no longer available)

May 5, 2014, Dr. Christopher Korth, professor of finance and commercial law, was interviewed about his book on Monday Night Live with Keith Roe. (No link available)

April 2014

April 23, 2014, Dr. Tom Edmonds, faculty specialist in law, spoke with WMUK about the potential risks of crowdfunding.

April 17, 2014, Dr. Jim Eckert, associate professor of marketing, spoke about the gender wage gap on WMU Radio.

April 15, 2014, Dr. Christopher Korth, professor of finance and commercial law, was featured on WKZO discussing his ideas for tax reform.

April 3, 2014, Dr. Tom Edmonds, faculty specialist in law, discussed crowdfunding, mini-stock exchanges and fraud on WMU Radio.

April 2, 2014, Dr. Dan Farrell, professor of management, was featured on WWMT discussing the effect a hike in minimum wage would have for West Michigan.

March 2014

March 27, 2014, Dr. Satish Deshpande, associate dean for operations and graduate programs, spoke about lost productivity during March Madness on WMU Radio.

March 13, 2014, Dr. Alan Rea, professor of business information systems, was featured on WMU Radio discussing the Target breach and internet security.

March 6, 2014, Dr. Dan Farrell, professor of management, discussed the recent efforts to raise the state minimum wage on WMU Radio.

February 2014

Dr. Laurel Ofstein, assistant professor of management, commented on the preliminary findings from the survey, developed with Grand Valley State University and the Family Business Alliance, aimed to create an updated database of family-owned businesses in West Michigan counties.

January 2014

Jan. 31, 2014, Dr. Stephen Newell, professor of marketing, discussed Super Bowl ads and the reasons marketers are eager to buy them on WMU Radio.

December 2013

Dec. 9, 2013, Dr. Robert Landeros, chair of management, was named by the Grand Rapids Business Journal as a Newsmaker of the Year nominee in the Education category.

Dec. 5, 2013, Dr. Tom Edmonds, faculty specialist in law, was featured on WMU Radio regarding the Detroit bankruptcy.

Dec. 3, 2013, Dr. Stacey Fitzsimmons, assistant professor of management, was featured in Western Herald's article: WMU professor becomes part of X-Culture Project.

Dec. 3, 2013, Dr. Roger Tang, professor of accountancy, discussed the changes in the WMU community in the Western Herald article about the induction into the 25 Year Club.

Dec. 2, 2013, Dr. Karen Lancendorfer, associate professor of marketing, was named president of the American Academy of Advertising.

November 2013

Nov. 27, 2013, Dr. Robert Harrison, assistant professor of marketing,discussed the culture surrounding Black Friday shopping with MLive.

Nov. 25, 2013, Dr. Mushtaq Luqmani, chair of marketing, was quoted in MLive's article: Black Friday, Thanksgiving hours for big Kalamazoo-area retailers.

Nov. 2, 2013, Numerous media outlets reported on the college's First Year Experience students cleaning headstones at Fort Custer:

October 2013

Oct. 27, 2013, Matt Roush recently visited WMU on the annual Tech Tour for CBS Detroit. The middle section of his article is devoted to entrepreneurial education, and Dean Kay Palan, Dr. John Mueller and Moh'd Albattikhi were all featured in the article as were students Daniel May and Matt Page.

Oct. 23, 2013, Dr. Jennifer Palthe, associate professor of management, was quoted in the Western Herald article about the round table event that kicked off National Campus Sustainability Day at WMU.

Oct. 15, 2013, Dr. Jim Eckert, associate professor of marketing, was featured on WKZO AM 590 and on WMU Radio News Service regarding the government shutdown and negotiation.

Oct. 13, 2013, Dr. Bret Wagner, associate professor of management, was featured as an expert in MiBiz in the article: Savvy shippers: Big data puts powerful logistics tools in hands of more companies via outsourcing.

August 2013

Aug. 29, 2013, Dr. Satish Deshpande, associate dean for operations and graduate programs, spoke about WMU's new health care MBA degree with Second Wave.

Aug. 28, 2013, Dr. Satish Deshpande, associate dean for operations and graduate programs, was featured in MLive's article: Western Michigan University to offer MBA degree in health care this fall.

Aug. 27, 2013, Dr. Kay Palan, dean, was interviewed on the Lori Moore Show (WKZO) about Starting Gate.

Aug. 23, 2013, Daniel May, a finance and commercial law student, was featured in MLive's article: Young entrepreneurs at Western Michigan University launch food-finding app through startup accelerator.

Aug. 22, 2013, WMU has added an MBA concentration in healthcare - FIND MBA.

Aug. 22, 2013, Dr. Kay Palan, dean, described the new business accelerator, Starting Gate, to Second Wave.

Aug. 13, 2013, Dr. Ola Smith, associate professor of accountancy, was appointed by Gov. Rick Snyder to state Board of Accountancy.

Aug. 9, 2013, Dr. Kay Palan, dean, was interviewed about the college's new study on family-owned businesses on WKZO Radio. (No link available)

Aug. 8, 2013, Dr. Laurel Ofstein, assistant professor of management, talked about why family-owned businesses should get more praise on Win 98.5 Radio.

Aug. 6, 2013, Dr. Laurel Ofstein, assistant professor of management, was quoted in CBS Detroit's article: New Study From WMU, Grand Valley To Gather Data On Family Businesses.

Aug. 6, 2013, Dr. Laurel Ofstein, assistant professor of management, discussed the study on West Michigan's family-owned businesses with MLive.

Aug. 6, 2013, The college was featured in Holland Sentinel's article: GVSU launches family-owned business study.

Aug. 2, 2013, Dr. Dan Farrell, professor of management, was featured on WMU Radio regarding executive pay.

July 2013

July 5, 2013, Dr. Ali Metwalli, professor of finance, was featured on WZZM 13, sharing his perspective on events in Egypt.

June 2013

June 28, 2013, Dr. Marcel Zondag, assistant professor of marketing, was quoted in MLive's article: Wave of craft beer washes over Michigan, and growth shows no sign of slowing.

June 13, 2013, Dr. John Mueller, assistant professor of management, was featured as an expert in Southwest Michigan's Second Wave in a piece titled: How the startup community is growing in Kalamazoo.

June 3, 2013, Jane Westra, academic advisor, was quoted in the Western Herald piece regarding some changes in advising at WMU, notably that students will now have an assigned advisor.

May 2013

May 31, 2013, Dr. JoAnn Atkin, associate professor of marketing, was quoted in MLive's article: M Spa Salon controversy serves as object lesson in power of social media.

May 16, 2013, Dr. Alan Rea, professor of business information systems, was featured on WWMT News 3 as an expert for a story on cell phone security and data protection.

February 2013

Feb. 17, 2013, Dr. Satish Deshpande, associate dean for operations and graduate programs, was interviewed by MiBiz about how the MBA program can benefit entrepreneurs.

Feb. 4, 2013, Dr. Karen Lancendorfer, associate professor of marketing, contributed her thoughts on this year's Superbowl advertisements in an MLive article.

January 2013

Jan. 21, 2013, Dr. Christopher Korth, professor of finance, was interviewed by Keith Roe for the entire hour of the Monday Night Live TV program describing his tax-reform proposal. (No link available)

Jan. 11, 2013, John Weitzel, faculty specialist of marketing, appeared on WMU Radio News speaking about branding and advertising in the auto industry. (No link available)

December 2012

Dec. 10, 2012, Dr. Devrim Yaman, professor of finance, was interviewed by CFO magazine, a national magazine tailored for finance executives. The interview was about the recent increase in convertible bond issuance in the US and internationally.

Dec. 3, 2012, Dr. Sime Curkovic, professor of management, and Dr. Tom Scannell, professor of management, were interviewed for a Western Herald article regarding their collaboration with Steelcase.

November 2012

Nov. 28, 2012, Tom Edmonds, faculty specialist in Law, was interviewed by Al Jones/Kalamazoo Gazette in relation to the Bermo Enterprises bankruptcy

October 2012

Oct. 18, 2012, Dr. Karen Lancendorfer, associate professor of marketing, did a radio interview on negative political ad campaigns.

Oct. 19, 2012, Dr. Dan Farrell, professor of management, was interviewed by Channel 3 News regarding bullying in the workplace. (No link available)

April 2012

Feb. 10, 2012, Dr. Dan Farrell, professor of management, was quoted by the Detroit Free Press in the article "Ford CEO Alan Mulally again ranks No. 1 in auto CEO pay, with $29.5 million."

March 2012

Dr. Alan Rea, professor of business information systems, was interviewed by WWMT- TV in Kalamazoo about the potential of system hacks relating to the Elton John concert ticket sales.

February 2012

Feb. 14, 2012 - Dr. Timothy Palmer, professor of management, was interviewed on the changes in management at Stryker by WWMT TV.

Feb. 13, 2012 - LTC Zoltan Krompecher, chair, Department of Military Science, was interviewed about the Andrew Carroll presentation at the College in January on WKZO Radio - The Lori Moore Show.

Feb. 10, 2012 - Dr. Dan Farrell, professor of management, was interviewed by the Detroit Free Press on succession planning in an article "Two key players in Ford turnaround to retire; replacements are named."

Feb. 6, 2012 - Dr. Karen Lancendorfer, associate professor of marketing, discussed the 2012 Super Bowl advertisements on the WWMT - TV Morning Show.

Feb. 6, 2012 - Dr. Karen Lancendorfer, associate professor of marketing, discussed the 2012 Super Bowl advertisements on WKZO Radio - The Lori Moore Show.