Impact clubs at the University of Michigan may be focused on project-based work, community-building, subject experts, and research.
Michigan Ross Clubs
180 Degrees Consulting (180DC) provides socially conscious organizations around the world with high quality management consulting services. They work with organizations to develop innovative, practical and sustainable solutions to whatever challenges they’re facing in order to maximize their social impact.
The goal of the Auto & Mobility Club at Ross is to help students discover all aspects of the increasingly complex mobility ecosystem. They provide educational, social, and institutional access to the companies, people, and resources shaping the future of mobility.
With the strength of our membership and the resources available, EMC seek to educate and equip Ross students with the ability to evoke positive change in emerging markets.
ECR’s mission is to educate its members and provide access to employment opportunities ranging from traditional energy trading to renewable energy finance to new energy technologies.
HLS delivers a diverse platform of opportunities and activities through which Ross students can learn about healthcare and prepare to succeed in the healthcare industry.
Michigan Business Women is dedicated to promoting the personal and professional development of women at Ross, advocating gender equity, and fostering a vibrant and supportive women’s community.
The Smart Cities Club at the University of Michigan was launched in 2015 to provide students across all disciplines and backgrounds with an outlet to learn about the fast-growing ‘smart cities’ sector.
Women Who Launch (WWL) is dedicated to fostering a gender equal entrepreneurial ecosystem at the University of Michigan and beyond.
Through this charity, Ross alumni and students help children in China attend school.
Each year, the club oversees 10 to 15 consulting projects that involve Ross students–both MBA and BBA–dedicating their business skills and acumen to helping non-profit organizations in southeastern Michigan address business-related challenges.
The mission of D+B is to provide a multidisciplinary community for graduate students interested in using design methodologies to lead organizations and facilitate innovation.
R&B connects University of Michigan students with Detroit’s evolving business landscape.
The Give-A-Day Fund engages Ross MBAs with the social impact community by providing financial assistance to students interning with impact organizations, which often provide interns with little to no salary.
The MBA FinTech Club at Michigan Ross (MFCM) seeks to promote FinTech opportunities and knowledge through:
- Education sessions
- Industry speakers
- Company and career connections
MFCM is dedicated to MBAs but actively partners with the University and Ross-wide FinTech initiatives, in addition to the broader Michigan FinTech Club.
Open Road at Ross (“Open Road”) is an established action-based social entrepreneurship program developed by Ross students. The aim of the program is to give small business owners extra hands in solving complex business challenges and to help students gain real experience understanding the various issues social ventures face. Over the course of four-five weeks, students drive from state to state meeting entrepreneurs, spend one week on-site in each location, work together on a solution to a business problem, and then pack up the car and hit the road again.
Social Venture Fund (SvF) invests in and supports innovative companies that place social impact at the heart of their business model. SvF fosters the growth of enterprises responding to societal needs that traditional markets have insufficiently addressed.
The WDR Club is dedicated to providing relief in the form of targeted material, financial, and volunteer support for those who have been affected by any natural or man-made disasters.
Founded in 1970, the Ross BBSA is dedicated to the recruitment of Black business students and the professional and academic development of its membership.
The BBUS is committed to developing undergraduate minority talent at the business school.
The Advisory Board that oversees student-centric growth of the Erb program at Michigan.
HBSA provides academic support, professional development opportunities, and a social environment for its members. Additionally, HBSA supports the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management activities and recruitment initiatives for underrepresented minorities.
NI@R fosters a community at Ross (and beyond) motivated to have a positive impact on business and society. Net Impact encourages members to explore the role of positive impact in their lives and careers and empower them to take action through learning and engagement opportunities.
Propel is a impact-based club educating students at the University of Michigan on the intersection between positive business and social impact and to work alongside local organizations, developing initiatives to maximize their impact.
SCA is dedicated to building a community at Ross for those who served our country in the service of others. If you have participated in Americorps, Amercorps Vista, Peace Corps, Teach for America and other domestic or international service oriented programs, please accept this as an invitation to join.
University of Michigan Clubs and Centers
- 901 Operations Consulting
- Adapted Athletes of University of Michigan
- Adaptive Gymnastics
- Affordable Michigan
- African Social Research Initiative
- Alliance For Education
- America Reads Literacy Coalition
- Autism Society Michigan at the University of Michigan
- Autism Speaks U at University of Michigan
- Birthing Project USA – UM Chapter
- BLUElab Green Urban Design
- Building Tomorrow at the University of Michigan
- Center for Educational Outreach
- Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP)
- Center for Socially Engaged Design
- Center for the Education of Women+
- Center on Finance, Law, and Policy
- Circle K International
- Community-Based Initiative for Detroit
- Community Ventures: Sustaining Living Wage Jobs
- Conflict and Peace Initiative
- Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research
- CSG Sustainability Commission
- Dental Students for Sustainability
- Detroit Clinical Scholors Program
- Detroit Education Society at the University of Michigan Chapter
- Detroit Metropolitan Area Communities Study (DMACS)
- Detroit Neighborhood Entrepreneurs Project (DNEP)
- Detroit Partnership on Economic Mobility
- Detroit Urban Research Center
- Doctors Without Borders Student Chapter
- Doors of Opportunity
- Dream Corps International at the University of Michigan
- Economic Growth Institute
- Education + Business
- Effective Altruism at the University of Michigan
- Elevating Minorities in Computer Science
- Environmental Law Society
- Environmental Policy Association
- Flint Justice Partnership
- Food Recovery Network
- Ford School Women and Gender in Public Policy
- Gender Violence Project
- Ginsberg Center
- Global Water Brigades
- GlobeMed at the University of Michigan
- Greek Life Sustainability Team (G-LIST)
- Habitat for Humanity at U-M
- Humanity First
- Hygiene for Humanity
- Indigenous Africa
- Inland Ocean Coalition at University of Michigan
- International Samaritan Campus Chapter at U of M
- Kids’ Kitchen
- Kindness in Numbers
- Live Green at the University of Michigan
- MEDLIFE at University of Michigan
- Mi Casa Es Tu Casa
- Michigan Impact Investing Symposium
- Michigan Pencils of Promise
- Michigan Sustainable Foods Initiative (MSFI)
- Michigan University-Wide Sustainability & Environment (MUSE) Club
- New Leaders in African-Centered Social Work Scholars
- One for the World Michigan
- Oxfam Michigan
- Pantanal Partnership
- Permaculture Design Team
- Prison Birth Project
- Program in the Environment (PitE) Club
- Public Health Sustainability Initiative (PHSI)
- Ross Energy Club
- Runway of Dreams at the University of Michigan
- School of Information Ann Arbor Data Dive
- School of Information Information Alliance for Community Development
- Service Learning and Trans-disciplinary Education
- She’s the First at the University of Michigan
- Social Work Allies for Immigrant Rights
- Social Work Detroit Initiative Student Group
- Social Work School Child Welfare Student Association
- Solar Chapter at UM
- Student Hunger Initiative
- Student Rights Project
- Student Sustainability Initiative
- Students Against Educational Inequity
- Students Empowering Education
- Students for Clean Energy
- Students for Sustainable Healthcare at the University of Michigan
- Students Helping Honduras
- Students Organize for Syria
- Students Supporting Doctors Without Borders at the University of Michigan
- Summer Youth Employment Program
- Sunrise Ann Arbor
- Sustainability Without Borders
- Take Back the Tap
- Tech Arb
- Tech for Social Good at the University of Michigan
- The Climate Action Movement at the University of Michigan
- The Detroit Partnership
- Thirst Project
- TREES (LSA Student Government)
- Tzu Ching
- U-M + Detroit
- U-M Detroit Center
- U-M Poverty Solutions
- U-M Sustainable Food Program
- UNICEF at the University of Michigan
- United 2 Heal
- United Against Inequities in Disease
- University of Michigan Asylum Collaborative
- University of Michigan Sustainable Food Program
- Urban Planning Student Association
- We Are Able
- Wolverine Disaster Relief
- Zero Waste Michigan