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Three years after launching Side Hustle Pro, Nicaila Matthews Okome, MBA ’15, is inspiring legions of listeners each week, and the podcast was most recently named as one of 15 top podcasts for women in Oprah Winfrey’s O, The Oprah Magazine .
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Michigan Ross alumni traveled from all over the world to Michigan Ross for a robust weekend of homecoming and reunion activities. Here is a look back at this year’s happenings.
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Michigan Ross honored Cathy Bessant, BBA '82, and Mark Petroff, MBA '98, with annual alumni awards this month for their outstanding service to the Michigan Ross community and exceptional attainments in their career fields.
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TJ Nahigian, BBA ’09, has plenty to celebrate –– 137 million things to celebrate, actually. Nahigian and co-founder Adeyemi Ajao recently raised $137 million for their startup investment fund Base 10 Partners.
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In a new report out this week, American Banker magazine recognizes Michigan Ross alum Catherine Bessant, BBA ’82, as the most Powerful Woman in Banking for the second year in a row.
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Sara Jones, MBA ’10, was one of the first people named to work on Boeing’s ambitious HorizonX project.
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Michigan Ross is well-known for its incredibly supportive community: Alumni, faculty, and staff are dedicated to helping students access all the resources they need to make the most of their education and launch successful careers. A critical component of that...
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Charlie Munger is an American institution –– vice chair of Berkshire Hathaway, business partner to Warren Buffett, philanthropist, author, and former University of Michigan student. Recently, Scott DeRue, the Edward J. Frey Dean of the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, had the chance to sit down...
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From Businessweek to U.S. News, Poets & Quants, and beyond, the world of business school rankings has a lot of players. Methodologies vary among all of these business school rankings, but there are a few key metrics that are common across the board and are used to evaluate a school’s strength...
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Katie Boehm Rooney’s decision to change majors from medicine to business turned out to be a good one. Since graduating from Michigan Ross with her BBA and concentration in finance in 2000, Rooney has enjoyed a remarkable career. She ascended the ranks at Morgan Stanley and then Aon Hewitt, becoming...
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A new video released this week on the Michigan Ross Facebook page shows all the ways in which we celebrate Michigan Ross Alumni for being the best in the world. At Ross, we’re committed to being a lifetime partner in the success of our alumni, and the video released this week offers a glimpse into...
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Nicole Ver Kuilen is on a mission. The 2013 Michigan Ross BBA grad has a prosthetic leg, the result of a battle with bone cancer that started when she was 10 years old. Still, that hasn’t stopped her from competing regularly in bike races, triathlons, and half-marathons. Today, she’s setting out on...
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Although the idea of subscription delivery of consumer goods has been around for decades, it’s gained new life in the e-commerce era and is one of the fastest growing categories of consumer consumption. Think Blue Apron for food and Dollar Shave Club for mens’ grooming. And some recent graduates of...
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Excitement is in the air as Michigan Football gets ready to take the field for the third season under Head Coach Jim Harbaugh’s leadership — and with several high-profile recruits joining the team this year, there’s reason to celebrate. To kick off the season in style, the Michigan Ross Office of...
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Raymond Ip, MBA ‘17, has led and helped commercialize more than 70 innovative skin care products, some of which you probably use — think NEUTROGENA®, AVEENO ®, CLEAN & CLEAR®, and LUBRIDERM ®. The Director of Product Development and External Scientific Innovation at Allergan was recently...
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Two Michigan Alums who made international headlines with a personal safety app they developed while still students working with the Zell Lurie Institute recently walked away from the first episode of a new reality show with a $1 million investment...
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After a stellar 10-year run with the Pittsburgh Penguins front office, Jason Botterill, AB ’97/MBA ’07, was named general manager of the National Hockey League’s Buffalo Sabres. Botterill played a key role in two Stanley Cup championships for the Penguins, working under two different general...

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