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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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  • Michigan Business Challenge – Seigle Impact Track Finalist Teams for 2022

    Michigan Business Challenge – Seigle Impact Track Finalist Teams for 2022

    On Fri, Jan. 21, eight student teams competed in the third round of the 2022 Michigan Business Challenge (MBC) through a virtual platform. The competition was fierce, and the judges had a very difficult job to do. Panels of esteemed judges from the entrepreneurial ecosystem were given the difficult task …
  • January 2022 Newsletter

    January 2022 Newsletter

    B+I Public Panel Event Feb. 18 – Stronger Together: How Nonprofits Can Collaborate Board Fellows Forum Fri, Feb. 18 @ 10 -11:30 am ET Virtual Event – Open to the Public Each year, the Ross School of Business’s Business+Impact Initiative selects a group of Nonprofit Board Fellows to serve as …
  • December 2021 Newsletter

    December 2021 Newsletter

      Michigan Business Challenge – Seigle Impact Track Round Two Winners The second round of the MIchigan Business Challenge Seigle Impact Track at the Ross School of Business has brought forward eight impact-focused ventures to watch. These eight teams will now advance to the semi-finals, taking place on Friday, January …
  • Ian Robinson

    Ian Robinson

    Ian Robinson (MBA/MS ’17) is President and COO of BlueConduit, a company co-founded by Michigan Ross faculty member Eric Schwartz, with development help from the +Impact Studio. BlueConduit uses machine learning to bring clarity to lead service line inventory and replacement efforts in municipalities. Ian has strong ties to U-M: …
  • Michigan Business Challenge – Seigle Impact Track Round Two Winners

    Michigan Business Challenge – Seigle Impact Track Round Two Winners

    Ann Arbor, December 7, 2021 – The Michigan Business Challenge (MBC), a campus-wide, multi-round business plan competition has announced the eight teams advancing in its Seigle Impact Track. Many student teams submitted proposals for MBC, with over 30 teams submitting for the Seigle Impact Track. After passing a qualifying round, …
  • November 2021 Newsletter

    November 2021 Newsletter

    Insights on the Future of Corporate Action for Racial Justice The +Impact Studio brings impactful ideas to life using business knowledge, design tools, and research expertise. Former Applebaum Impact Design Fellow & studio Founder Justin Woods shares his expertise and prespective on the future of racial justice in corporate America, what companies can …
  • An Alliance for Impact: Perspective from GOOD Worldwide’s Kevin Thompson on GOOD’s Merger with Net Impact

    An Alliance for Impact: Perspective from GOOD Worldwide’s Kevin Thompson on GOOD’s Merger with Net Impact

    If you’re a student or instructor at any leading business schools, you likely heard about the combination of two powerhouse forces in social impact, Net Impact and GOOD Worldwide.  And this story has a direct connection to us here at Ross. The two organizations have announced a social impact alliance, …
  • Michigan Ross Expands Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion with New Research and Teaching Awards

    Michigan Ross Expands Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion with New Research and Teaching Awards

    by Bob Needham – The Ross School of Business recognized the winners of the school’s inaugural DEI Research and Teaching Awards at a special ceremony. The new awards celebrate and honor research related to diversity, equity, and inclusion conducted at Michigan Ross, at every stage of the academic journey — …
  • October 2021 Newsletter

    October 2021 Newsletter

      Business+Impact Announces its 2021-22 Board Fellows and Nonprofit Partners Welcome to our 2021-22 Board Fellowship participants! This year’s Board Fellowship Program brings together a record 25 partner organizations and 33 students from four U-M schools. The Fellows will serve on the governing boards of these partner organizations for the academic year and …
  • Three MBAs Receive 2021-22 Skip and Carrie Gordon Scholarships

    Three MBAs Receive 2021-22 Skip and Carrie Gordon Scholarships

    ANN ARBOR – Oct. 12, 2021 – Business+Impact (B+I) is pleased to announce that Nathan Alston (MBA ’22), J’Taime Lyons (MBA/MPP ’22), and Elizabeth Wallace (MBA/MS ’22) were chosen to receive the 2021-22 Skip and Carrie Gordon Scholarships for outstanding commitment to solving complex social challenges through their studies. These …
  • Business+Impact’s 21-22 Board Fellows and Nonprofit Partners

    Business+Impact’s 21-22 Board Fellows and Nonprofit Partners

    The 2019-20 Board Fellows program partners regional nonprofits with University of Michigan graduate students, for mutually beneficial training and strategy.
  • September 2021 Newsletter

    September 2021 Newsletter

        Fourth Annual Business+Impact Showcase Features 35 Impact Organizations As part of Business+Impact’s mission to make students aware of all the impact opportunities across campus, B+I welcomed incoming and returning students from across campus to its fourth annual Business+Impact Showcase on Sept. 14. Students met with 35 exhibiting organizations …