Western Michigan University is the only place that believes in your dreams.
- Once a project has gone through "The Wheel" process, the University would get name recognition and bragging rights for their assistance on the project.
- Once completed, a successful product or business would be produced that contributes to the world and people in real ways and WMU was a part of it.
- Grad Students get an opportunity to work on real life problems and solve real life issues which helps them build a resume.
- What goes around comes around. If the University helps others, than others will help the University.
- The students and alumni know WMU is interested in helping them achieve their goals past graduation.
- Created for alumni, graduate students, and faculty "The Wheel" is a program dedicated to helping WMU students, alumni, and faculty achieve their business dreams or create their dream invention.
- This program would provide the resources needed such as business plans, legal assistance, marketing tools, media, networking connections, investors, etc.
- The Wheel will take a business concept or invention step-by-step through the necessary processes until the project is completed.
This concept was inspired by Purdue Universities "Foundry."