Business+Impact

Michigan Ross believes in the power of business to build a better world. Our faculty, students, and alumni make a positive impact through research, organizational leadership, and special projects that help solve the biggest challenges facing our world: poverty, infrastructure, pollution, and more.

Opportunities for Students

Our Business+Impact Portal is an online hub for information on courses, clubs and co-curriculars, career options, and other opportunities at Ross and throughout U-M. 

Ross News Blog

More Michigan Students Are Serving on Nonprofit Boards Than Ever Before

The Michigan Ross Board Fellows program , an initiative connecting U-M students with local nonprofits, just hit a record.
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Research

Michigan Ross faculty members conduct research projects, author essays, and implement solutions to major issues around the world.

Ross Thought In Action

Getting the Lead Out: Data Science and Flint Pipes

Professor Eric Schwartz leads effort to predict which homes are more likely to have water service lines made of lead.
Ross Thought In Action

Research Shows Teaching Workers Soft Skills Benefits Both Employees and the Company’s Bottom Line

Professor Achyuta Adhvaryu, writing in Harvard Business Review , explains the results of his study of garment workers in India.

Business+Impact Studio

Currently under development, our Business+Impact Studio will be an interactive place for the Michigan Ross community, businesses, and other strategic partners to meet and turn research insights into practical business solutions.

Events

Interested in getting involved? The Business+Impact initiative hosts a variety of events throughout the year. 

Ross News Blog

Three Ross Faculty Receive Aspen Award for Exceptional Business Courses

Earlier this year, The Aspen Institute , a well-respected education and policy organization, named two Michigan Ross offerings to its annual list of exceptional business courses and said they would receive Ideas Worth Teaching Awards.

Events


More events are coming, please check back soon.

Partners

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Our impact goes well beyond the business school: Business+Impact partners with many of the other schools and colleges at U-M, as well as a large and growing list of organizations in Michigan and around the world.

Campus Partners

Community Partners