July 2022 WMU News

Graduate dreams of her next steps

Alumna Maruj Jamal, B.S.E. '22, has returned to Saudi Arabia with her chemical engineering degree with hopes to land a job as a process engineer.

Clinical psychology Ph.D. student wins first place in regional Three-Minute Thesis

With a single Powerpoint slide and three minutes, one Western Michigan University doctoral candidate made her research stand out. Tabitha DiBacco, a clinical psychology Ph.D. student, is the first Western student to win the regional Three Minute Thesis (3MT), in which graduate students have three minutes and one slide to summarize their research to a general audience.

WMU student receives $10,000 accountancy scholarship

Kallie Mac, a student at Western Michigan University's Haworth College of Business, recently received a competitive $10,000 scholarship from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) for the 2022-23 academic year. The merit-based scholarship is intended to encourage accounting students to pursue careers in auditing.

WMU MBA grows by 20% with introduction of new course format

Western Michigan University’s Haworth College of Business is seeing a growth of nearly 20% in the MBA program. WMU Haworth’s new HyFlex program has been a major factor that is encouraging more graduate students to pursue an MBA at WMU Haworth 

Western student powers launch of new compostability testing center

Companies around the globe are evolving for a greener future, relying on the expertise and a new compostability testing facility at Western. Leading the installation and development of the lab, Ph.D. candidate Jason Wang is now one of the few North American experts in this area.

New General Counsel named at Western

Keith Hahn, who currently serves as assistant general counsel for metro Detroit’s Oakland University, will begin his tenure as a member of the campus community and President’s Cabinet on Aug. 1.