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Student skin care company claims entrepreneurship award

WMU student Irene Roberts was recently named the recipient of the Wendell Christoff Award, which honors students in Starting Gate who use their talent to create opportunities for others through their entrepreneurial endeavors. Roberts's business, Transparent Beauty Company, is an eCommerce beauty retailer that focuses on helping customers pinpoint the ingredients that irritate their sensitive skin.

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Student entrepreneurs clinch e-Fest prize

Western Michigan University industrial and entrepreneurial engineering student Tyler Skibicki and mechanical engineering student Noah Schultz earned a $3,000 prize from the Schulze Entrepreneurship Challenge e-Fest competition in March.

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Call for nominations for The 30

Do you know an emerging business leader who is a recent alum of Western Michigan University's Haworth College of Business and is providing thought leadership and innovative perspectives in the business world? Nominate yourself or a friend for the college's digital publication, The 30.

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Alumni publish new book

Alexis Lenderman Black and Justin Black, both graduates of WMU, have published a new book titled, "Redefining Normal: How Two Foster Kids Beat the Odds and Discovered Healing, Happiness and Love." The pair are founders of The Scholarship Expert, a resource dedicated to helping college students graduate debt free.