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WMU business professors see signs of economic recovery amid pandemic

COVID-19 upended life as we know it and sent the global economy into a tailspin. Unprecedented business shutdowns halted production in many areas, led to layoffs in others and left supply chains in a lurch. Now five months in, there are signs of hope the U.S. economy is on its way to recovery.

Ventilators are stacked on shelves.

WMU supply chain alum helps drive GM’s efforts to produce ventilators

Creating a complete supply chain within 72 hours was something that Michael Schwandt, B.B.A.'13, never thought he would have to do, but with a strong team beside him and his WMU supply chain education guiding him, he was ready to help GM deliver a 30,000-unit ventilator order from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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Prepare for a virtual career fair

The Zhang Career Center offers guidance for students getting ready to participate in virtual career fairs. Learn tips for connecting with employers and acing your virtual interviews. 

Pictured is Ben Kandah holding a sign reading I got an internship at Ford Motor Company

Built Bronco tough

One year ago, senior Ben Kandah set his sights on an internship with Ford Motor Company, and it has been full speed ahead since then.

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Dr. Zac Williams: Haworth College of Business Research Award

Coupling academic acumen with practitioner experience has made Zac Williams, director of the Center for Integrated Supply Management and associate professor of marketing, a thought leader in the supply chain industry. Zac’s research productivity shows no signs of stopping, which is why he was recognized this year with the Haworth College of Business Research Award.

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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.