Ross News Blog

Showing blog articles posted in Aug 2019. (clear filters)

Aug
28
2019

On Sept. 26, Michigan Ross will welcome award-winning musician, actor, best-selling author, and activist Common as the guest lecturer of the annual Joseph and Sally Handleman Lecture Series this year.

Aug
22
2019

Bo Young Lee, BBA ‘97, usually tells people that even though she’s a native New Yorker, growing up in the heart of one of America’s most ethnically diverse cities, her first true cross-cultural experience was when she arrived on Michigan’s campus at the age of 17. 

Aug
19
2019

I came to Michigan at an interesting point in time.  It was 2009, after the financial crisis, and I got to witness (from the outside looking in) how technology enabled the disruption of almost every industry.

Aug
19
2019

Launched at Michigan Ross in 2009, the Social Venture Fund was the first student-led impact investing fund in the country. The goal of the fund is to invest in and support innovative companies that have an emphasis on social and environmental impact in their business models. 

Aug
19
2019

Just after being named a “rockstar prof” in Poets&Quants list of the “Top 40 Under 40 Business School Professors,” Lindred (Lindy) Greer joined the Michigan Ross community this summer as an associate professor of management and organizations and the faculty director of the Sanger Leadership Center.

Aug
12
2019

This fall, the Ross School of Business is welcoming its first class of 72 students into the Michigan Ross Online MBA Program. These students are an incredibly accomplished, diverse group of individuals, ready to take on the rigorous, action-based curriculum and develop their skills as business leaders.

Aug
7
2019

A program developed by Michigan Ross partner Saudi Telecom Company (STC) was recently named the Best Talent Management Program in the Arabian Gulf Region by the Arabian Society for Human Resource Management. 

Aug
6
2019

This week, more than 400 first-year Full-Time MBA students at Michigan Ross will dive headfirst into their first challenge of business school, and it’s a big one.  For the 2019 Business + Impact Challenge, presented by the Sanger Leadership Center, students will work to develop and pitch innovative ideas around an impact-oriented challenge prompt presented by corporate partner Amazon. 

Aug
6
2019

To develop a virtual classroom that transcends boundaries, the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan is utilizing a mixed-reality video technology in its new Digital Education Studio.  This fall, the inaugural cohort of students in the Ross School of Business Online MBA Program, which includes live, synchronous classes, will be the first to experience the SmartStage system designed by London-based White Light Ltd. 

Aug
1
2019

This week, the Ross School of Business welcomed its newest class of Executive MBA students — 114 senior leaders who are ready to explore new ideas, grow personally and professionally, and fundamentally change the way they view business.