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WMU Foundation receives historic gift in excess of a half-billion dollars, the largest ever for a public higher ed institution

Visionary Western Michigan University graduates have donated to the WMU Foundation $550 million, the largest gift for a public institution of higher education in U.S. history. Forward thinking in design, scope and size, this historic philanthropic contribution will be known as the Empowering Futures Gift. The donors, alumni who have chosen not to be named, earmarked their record-breaking contribution to WMU and Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine (WMed).

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WMU launches online cybersecurity undergraduate degree

Western Michigan University will offer a new Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity, a fully online program, this fall. Courses will incorporate pertinent computer science and business aspects of this increasingly in-demand and high-paying profession.

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Katie Marshall: Mastering cybersecurity

Katie Marshall is one of the first graduates of Western Michigan University’s online cybersecurity master’s program, which provides advanced skill development in both the technical and business sides of cybersecurity, preparing graduates with the ability to protect information from today’s threats, and the ones that may emerge tomorrow. 

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Meet The 30

The Haworth College of Business is proud to present its 2021 edition of The 30, a publication that recognizes emerging business leaders who are providing thought leadership and innovative perspectives in the business world.