Ross News Blog

Dec
13
2019

We’ve compiled a list of the great products and companies led by Michigan Ross alumni. From unique clothing designs to companies with a cause, these gift options are sure to paint the town blue! Here are our top 10 picks for 2019.

Dec
12
2019

Since 2016, the Ross School of Business has participated in the Reaching Out LGBTQ MBA Fellowship as part of its efforts to attract a more diverse student cohort. This year, Michigan Ross welcomed two full-time MBA students, Sean Drimmel, MBA ’21, and Kate Reardon, MBA ’21, as Reaching Out MBA Fellows. 

Dec
10
2019

Michigan Ross juniors took on the challenge of reaching carbon neutrality at U-M by exploring creative business solutions to help the university achieve its goals through reimagining building standards, developing new models of energy consumption and transportation, and improving sustainable food systems in university dining. 

Dec
5
2019

During the University of Michigan’s Giving Blueday, the student-run Give-A-Day Fund at the Ross School of Business received thousands of dollars in donations from nearly 100 students, faculty, and staff, which unlocked a $10,000 matching grant from an anonymous donor. 

Dec
5
2019

A new bill in the U.S. Congress this week would strengthen standards for bank mergers in several ways advocated by Jeremy Kress, assistant professor of business law at the Ross School of Business. 

Dec
4
2019

The Ross School of Business has announced the 2020 recipients of its Honorary Paton Fellow Award. Ross alumni Robert M. Patterson, BBA/MAcc '96, and Jack S. Darville, MBA ‘70, will be recognized during a special induction ceremony on March 26, 2020.

Dec
2
2019

Michigan Ross student Liza Kameen is applying skills taught in the new Online MBA program to successfully grow Paintru, an e-commerce site she launched with her husband in 2019, which was recently profiled in Forbes for its potential to “revolutionize the market for made-to-order art.”​

Nov
27
2019

Historically, in Africa and other emerging markets, the cost of internet and mobile devices have prohibited the majority of the population from accessing the internet. That’s now changing, thanks to advances in technology, the falling price of smartphones, and the work being done on the ground by leaders like Alicia Levine, MBA ’11. 

Nov
25
2019

Around 30 students from six schools across the University of Michigan gathered in the +Impact Studio at the Ross School of Business on Nov. 21, to take insights from Michigan Ross faculty and create ideas on how to reduce inequalities around the world. 

Nov
22
2019

Clear Admit highlighted six students from the Full-Time MBA Class of 2021 at the Ross School of Business in a new “Real Humans of MBA Students” series, which seeks to provide insight to prospective students on the real people in MBA programs.

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