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News

Here is the latest news from and about Business+Impact at Michigan Ross, plus links to resources for impact changemakers across campus and in the USA.

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  • Net Impact @ Ross Awarded Gold Chapter Status

    Net Impact @ Ross Awarded Gold Chapter Status

    Earlier this summer, in recognition of their hard work as a chapter, Net Impact @ Ross received Gold status from Net Impact Central. The chapter accomplished a great deal in the 2018-2019 year and NI Central said it was excited to see what your chapter does this school year. Net …
  • Michigan Ross MBAs Share the Insights They Learned About Teamwork on Day 2 of Business School

    Michigan Ross MBAs Share the Insights They Learned About Teamwork on Day 2 of Business School

    Just one day after arriving on campus, the most diverse class of Michigan Ross Full-Time MBA students ever were faced with an ambitious business challenge presented by Amazon and the Sanger Leadership Center. This year’s Business + Impact Challenge asked students to develop innovative ways Amazon could use its resources to create ethical …
  • Impact Students Must Visit this Site Before Coming to U-M/Ross

    Impact Students Must Visit this Site Before Coming to U-M/Ross

    Business+Impact is the single hub for all things impact at U of M. Our Impact Gateway is entering its second year online, and it continues to get more and more traction with students from all disciplines. If you’re a prospective student or a new student, this is one organized place …
  • Michigan Ross Offers over 100 Ways to Make an Impact while a Student

    Michigan Ross Offers over 100 Ways to Make an Impact while a Student

    We’re not kidding around when it comes to impact. At Michigan Ross, we fundamentally believe business can and should make the world a better place. Our Business+Impact initiative is just one embodiment of this commitment, and it serves as a gateway to the many, many activities and opportunities that we’ve …
  • Learn about the new +Impact Studio Course from a Student who Already Took It

    Learn about the new +Impact Studio Course from a Student who Already Took It

    During the Winter 2019 pilot course of +Impact Studio: Translating Research into Practice (BA670), we sat down with student Sheela Lal (MBA ’19) to talk about her experiences in the class, tackling the wicked problem of lead service lines in Flint. This work drew on Ross Professor Eric Schwartz’s machine-learning algorithm—using municipal …
  • Base of the Pyramid Article by Ross Professor featured in SSIR

    Base of the Pyramid Article by Ross Professor featured in SSIR

    A newly published article, co-authored by Ted London of the Ross School of Business and Urs Jager of INCAE, appears in the summer edition of the Stanford Social Innovation Review and focuses on co-creating in low-income markets.  The article, titled “Cocreating with the Base of the Pyramid,” focuses on the …
  • “Working Toward A Shared Prosperity” Named to Innovations that Inspire

    “Working Toward A Shared Prosperity” Named to Innovations that Inspire

    Hear Eight Short Talks About the Future of Society from Some of the Smartest People at U-M Hear eight lightning talks from the “Working Toward Shared Prosperity” event, where professors from across U-M and academics around the world gathered to discuss the future role of business in society. READ MORE …
  • Give-A-Day Fund – Supporting MBAs Who Want to Have an Impact

    Give-A-Day Fund – Supporting MBAs Who Want to Have an Impact

    2019 Give-A-Day Fund Interns The majority of MBA funds we provide for summer impact internships are donations made by members of the prior MBA class through the student-led Give-A-Day Fund. Members of the MBA class donate a day of their regular salary in order to support those who have pursued social …
  • We Funded 21 Interns at Impact Orgs – Where Are They Now?

    We Funded 21 Interns at Impact Orgs – Where Are They Now?

    2019 Summer Fund Interns Each summer, Business+Impact awards competitive grants for summer internships to MBAs and BBA juniors in the Ross School of Business as well as MPP students in the Ford School of Public Policy. Below is a list of recipients and where they will be working this summer. …
  • In addressing global health, one size does not fit all

    In addressing global health, one size does not fit all

    by Tim Carter (MBA ’19) “If you’ve been to one hospital in Nigeria… you’ve been to one hospital in Nigeria.” This quote from the recent Unite for Sight Global Health & Innovation Conference that I attended at Yale University has stuck with me since returning to Ann Arbor. At the …
  • Twelve MBAs Hit the Open Road

    Twelve MBAs Hit the Open Road

    Three teams of four MBAs each are preparing to embark on road trips across America in May. They’re part of Open Road at Ross – Powered by Ford, an action-based social entrepreneurship program developed by Ross students for Ross students. Each team will spend the month of May visiting a …
  • B+I Announces Campus Winner of Round One in the Aspen MBA Case Competition

    B+I Announces Campus Winner of Round One in the Aspen MBA Case Competition

    Business+Impact is proud to announce that the U-M campus winner in the Aspen MBA Case Compeition is Team Stubborn Optimists (Vanessa Lynskey – MBA ’19, Cristobal Cevallos – MBA ’19, and Joseph Tulloch – MBA ’19)