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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 Ross Appears in Financial Times Report on Responsible Business Education

    Michigan Ross Appears in Financial Times Report on Responsible Business Education

    There is widespread agreement that business schools should do more to provide research and teaching for the next generation of students with greater focus on sustainability, ethics and social purpose. But there is no consensus of what that involves or how to measure it.  So the Financial Times launched a …
  • Now Open: The +Impact Studio At Michigan Ross Is Taking On Society’s Greatest Challenges

    Now Open: The +Impact Studio At Michigan Ross Is Taking On Society’s Greatest Challenges

    This article was original written by Michigan Ross News OCTOBER 15, 2019  ANN ARBOR — It’s official, the new +Impact Studio is up and running at the Ross School of Business, and MBAs and other graduate students from across the University of Michigan are already at work figuring out how …
  • Michigan Ross Dean signs open letter on immigration

    Michigan Ross Dean signs open letter on immigration

    October 15, 2019 – Michigan Ross Dean Scott De Rue joined 62 other business school deans and US CEOs in authoring a letter to administration and congressional leadership today about the effects of restrictive immigration on business school enrollment and the future of the US economy. The message appears as …
  • Here are the Three MBA Women Who Received This Year’s Skip and Carrie Gordon Scholarships

    Here are the Three MBA Women Who Received This Year’s Skip and Carrie Gordon Scholarships

    ANN ARBOR – Oct. 11, 2019 – Business+Impact (B+I) is pleased to announce that Sheetal Singh (MBA ’20), Emma Smith (MBA ’20) and Ivy Wei (MBA/MS ’20) were chosen to receive the 2019-20 Skip and Carrie Gordon Scholarships for outstanding commitment to solving complex social challenges through learning. These three …
  • Business+Impact Announces the 19-20 Board Fellows and Nonprofit Partners

    Business+Impact Announces the 19-20 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.
  • Ted London Wins Book Award for “The Base of the Pyramid Promise”

    Ted London Wins Book Award for “The Base of the Pyramid Promise”

    AUGUST 2019 – The International Humanistic Management Association (IHMA) awarded Ted London the 2019 Humanistic Management Book Award for Practice for his book, The Base of the Pyramid Promise. The book draws on over 25 years of experience across some eighty countries, and offers concrete guidelines for how to build …
  • Michigan Daily: Ross launches +Impact Studio for cross-campus collaboration on social issues

    Michigan Daily: Ross launches +Impact Studio for cross-campus collaboration on social issues

    BELOW IS A REPRINT OF AN ARTICLE FROM MICHIGAN DAILY, SEPT. 22, 2019:  ANGELINA LITTLE Daily Staff Reporter The Ross School of Business hosted an open house for its +Impact Studio, the latest installment of their Business+Impact initiative, this Friday. Located on the second floor of the Executive Learning and Conference Center, …
  • B+I’s +Impact Studio a highlight of Poet and Quants’ “Most Interesting New MBA Courses”

    B+I’s +Impact Studio a highlight of Poet and Quants’ “Most Interesting New MBA Courses”

    SEPT. 22, 2019: Poets and Quants published its article “The Most Interesting New MBA Courses at B-Schools This Year,” and under the Ross School of Business, they said that among the courses “that relate back to the school’s mission to use business to make a positive difference in the world”  the +Impact …
  • Second Annual Business+Impact Showcase Features 35 Impact Organizations

    Second Annual Business+Impact Showcase Features 35 Impact Organizations

    Ann Arbor, September 11, 2019 – 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 to its second annual Business+Impact Showcase on Sept. 11 at 3 pm at Michigan Ross. New and returning students from across campus …
  • Social Impact as a Competitive Advantage: Amulya Parmar’s Takeaway from his invitation to the United Nations

    Social Impact as a Competitive Advantage: Amulya Parmar’s Takeaway from his invitation to the United Nations

    On any given day, there are about 2,000 people at the United Nations. These 2,000 people speak for 7 billion others. The list includes luminaries, world leaders, and C-level execs. And this coming September… that list included, albeit for a brief time, a junior from the University of Michigan.  Hi, …
  • 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 …