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Kick the Habit

Life-changing research is underway at WMU to limit withdrawal symptoms for smokers trying to quit. It began when the team found a fatal flaw in another study.

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WMU prepares students for a life well-lived by helping them pursue, thrive and prosper in their everyday living. We call it "Rethink Smart" because it helps Broncos find their purpose in the world in new and exciting ways.

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Western Wellness

WMU is redefining success as we expand what it means to be "smart" in an ever-changing world. Our goal is to prepare students for a live well-lived by helping them to pursue, thrive and prosper. This holistic approach starts with the skills and abilities you don't see on paper: mental well-being, grit and purpose. That's why Western is launching two new wellness tools to help students explore their strengths and areas for growth.

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    YOU at Western

    Whether you're looking for straight A's, trying to land that internship, hoping to make new friends or work through some mental or physical struggles, YOU at Western can help with that.

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    WellTrack

    WellTrack allows users to track their mood over time, identify stressors, intentionally schedule self-care activities and learn about strategies to manage feelings of depression, anxiety and stress.

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Pilot Micah Clark steps off a Delta flight wearing her pilot's uniform.

Sisters of the Skies

It's one small step off the plane for Micah Clark, but it's one giant step for young Black women around the world with their heads in the clouds. She and a group of minority female pilots are blazing a trail for the future of aviation.

See how she's inspiring others