Media

January 2014

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

December 2013

Dec. 9, 2013, Dr. Robert Landeros 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 was featured on WMU Radio regarding the Detroit bankruptcy.

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

Dec. 3, 2013, Dr. Roger Tang 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 was named president of the American Academy of Advertising.

November 2013

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

Nov. 25, 2013, Dr. Mushtaq Luqmani 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 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 was featured on WKZO AM 590 and on WMU  Radio News Service regarding the government shutdown and negotiation.

Oct. 13, 2013, Dr. Bret Wagner 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 spoke about WMU's new health care MBA degree with Second Wave.

Aug. 28, 2013, Dr. Satish Deshpande was featured in MLive's article: Western Michigan University to offer MBA degree in health care this fall.

Aug. 27, 2013, Dr. Kay Palan 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 described the new business accelerator, Starting Gate, to Second Wave.

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

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

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

Aug. 6, 2013, Dr. Laurel Ofstein 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 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 was featured on WMU Radio regarding executive pay.

July 2013

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

June 2013

June 28, 2013, Dr. Marcel Zondag 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 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 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 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 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 was interviewed by MiBiz about how the MBA program can benefit entrepreneurs.

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

January 2013

Jan. 21, 2013, Dr. Christopher Korth 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 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 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 and Dr. Tom Scannell were interviewed for a Western Herald article regarding their collaboration with Steelcase.

November 2012

Nov. 28, 2012, Tom Edmonds 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.