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Virtual career fairs to connect WMU students to job seekers

WMU's virtual events from Wednesday, Feb. 3 through late May are free and open to the public, although tailored to college students and recent college graduates. Hundreds of employers are looking to fill full- and part-time jobs as well as internships and co-op positions.

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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.

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A city of continuous improvement

What can help you reorganize mechanic stations, better track winter salt usage and make the absentee ballot counting process efficient and seamless? For the City of Portage, the answer is WMU’s Lean Six Sigma program, offered through the Center for Integrated Supply Management. 

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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.