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Human resource management students win scholarships

WMU human resource management students Sarah Reynolds and Henry Thiry have received the national, merit-based $2,500 SHRM Foundation Undergraduate Academic Scholarship, which recognizes accomplishments, scholastic ability and leadership potential.

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WMU program fast-tracks student ideas to business launch

Starting Gate business  accelerator is open to all WMU sophomore and older undergraduate and all graduate students through a competitive application process where students must demonstrate a promising idea for a product or service, which can be launched within a short period of time

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Business Broncos visit India virtually

Haworth College of Business students are brainstorming with Indian business and nonprofit leaders; experiencing Indian dance, music and art; learning to cook with Indian spices; and even riding along with a live motorcycle tour through the streets of Bangalore. Broncos are still getting a valuable study abroad experience virtually during the pandemic as international borders remain closed.

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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.

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Raising the bar in HR: Q&A with Mike Powell

In the business world, it has never been more important to be versatile and agile. For senior Mike Powell, these are the very qualities that propelled him to major in human resource management at WMU.

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Designing an entrepreneurial journey

Self-discovery has been a big part of Rose Soma's WMU journey. “Pursuing a minor in entrepreneurship was one of the best choices I made coming to Western. But more important than the classes we register for is the content each class provides and what each student chooses to do in the class," she says. "If I can give any advice to another student, it would be this: if you love your work, don’t let anything get in the way of it.”

Read how Soma is using her WMU education to run an authentic brand, Rose Soma LCC, which offers designs available through Etsy, online and in retail stores, including Target.com.

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2020 Business Magazine

During a year where adaptability and innovation have been more important than ever, the Haworth College of Business is proud to share how our students, alumni and faculty address business issues in creative and meaningful ways. The 2020 edition of Business magazine is now exclusively online.