Sustainability at Ross: Learn about the Erb Institute

Online Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Join us for this info session to learn more about the Environmental and Sustainability initiatives we have to support our students through the Erb Institute. Staff from Erb will provide a brief overview of the services and programming, and devote time to answer questions from the audience. Registration link

Board Fellowship Information Session for Students

3240 Weill Hall, 735 South State Street

Business+Impact’s Nonprofit Board Fellowship Program places top graduate students as non-voting members on boards at Southeast Michigan nonprofits. An application for the program will soon be available on our website, and is due Fri, Sept. 9 at noon. You must attend an info session like this one in order to apply to participate in the program

The MBA Tour – Spotlight on Black, Hispanic, & Indigenous MBAs

Online Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Join us virtually at The MBA Tour to connect and chat live with Michigan Ross Full-Time MBA Admissions Directors. The MBA Tour Spotlight on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is an initiative to showcase resources available to underserved communities in graduate management education. This event focuses on Black, Hispanic, and Indigenous MBA candidates and will highlight program

Crossroads: Exploring Antisemitism and Racism

Trotter Multicultural Center 1443 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Learn about the intersections of Antisemitism and racism in this workshop led by members of Detroit Jews for Justice, a Metro Detroit based organization that organizes around racial and economic justice.   Registration link

5th Annual Business+Impact Showcase – 2022

Tauber Colloquium (6th floor), Ross School of Business 701 Tappan Ave, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

B+I to Bring over 30 U-M Impact Groups to Ross to Build Awareness Thurs, Sept. 8 @ Noon - 2 pmRoss School of BusinessRSB Sixth Floor, Tauber Colloquium Welcome new and returning students! We hope your summer was empowering and invigorating, because we have a lot of opportunities coming up for you. As part of

Climate justice for whom? A critical perspective on low-carbon transitions

Dana Building - 1040 440 Church St, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

What are the types of injustices associated with low-carbon transitions? Relatedly, in what ways do low-carbon transitions worsen social risks or vulnerabilities? Lastly, what policies might be deployed to make these transitions more just? Join SEAS and STPP for a talk with Dr. Benjamin K. Sovacool, Professor of Earth and Environment at Boston University and Professor of

Student Board Fellows Application Due

Online Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Business+Impact’s Nonprofit Board Fellowship Program develops cross-sector leadership skills by placing graduate students as non-voting members on boards at Southeast Michigan nonprofits. The  Board Fellows student application for the program is due by Fri, Sept. 10 at noon. You must attend either the Ross Info Session (Sept 1) or the Ford Info Session (Sept 7) in

+Impact Studio Founders and Fellows Applications Due

Ann Arbor, MI, United States

The Impact Design Lab is the organizing structure for two co-curricular student experiences: The Applebaum Impact Design Fellowship and the Founders Program. U-M grads and undergrads can work this Fall either as paid Applebaum +Impact Design Fellows or as impact-driven Founders that build social enterprises for a better world. The Fellowship application is due on

Cities on the Front Line: Urban Approaches to National Issues

Art and Architecture Building - 1360 2000 Bonisteel Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

The tumult of the first years of this decade – a global pandemic, an unprecedented presidential election, movements for social and racial justice, impacts of climate change, pressures on urban infrastructure – has played out in our nation’s cities and thrust the challenges and opportunities for mayors and their leadership into the spotlight. This special

STS Speaker. Thinking Like an Economist: How Efficiency Replaced Equality in U.S. Public Policy

Tisch Hall - 1014 435 S. State St., Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Between the 1960s and the 1980s, an economic style of reasoning—one focused on efficiency, incentives, choice, and competition—became prominent within U.S. public policy, including in domains that were once not seen as particularly “economic”. Drawing on historical research on policy domains ranging from environmental to welfare to antitrust policy, I show how particular intellectual communities