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.
July 2022 WMU News
Entrepreneurship student Siera Gunnett, founder of SheMakings, recently won the Brian Patrick Thomas Entrepreneurial Spirit Award.
Western researchers are leading a project that could develop low-cost, highly sustainable electric vehicle batteries based on readily available materials.
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.
Western jazz studies graduate and undergraduate students secured three awards in what’s considered the most prestigious competition in jazz education, featured in DownBeat magazine.
Molly Cochran, who comes from a military family and lives on a base in Vilseck, Germany, plans to join the ROTC program and become an Army nurse.
Western Michigan University senior Isabelle Ownby has received $2,000 in scholarships from TAPPI, a professional organization focusing on technical aspects of the pulp, paper or converting industries.
Project management professional and engineer Steve Perlaky will take the lead on campus planning, capital projects, landscape and maintenance.
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.
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.
Grand Rapids native Katherine Jendrasiak will attend Western this fall to pursue aviation flight science. She hopes to travel, join Greek life and campus activities.
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.
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.