Dean's Blog

Jul
31
2012

For years, Ross applicants and employers alike have told us they wished the BBA Program was larger.  Our BBA Program is one of the most respected in the country. Currently ranked No. 3 in the...

Jul
9
2012

The demands placed on providers of business education are rapidly changing. The manager of the 21st Century must be more flexible, be able to make decisions faster and more efficiently, and have...

Jun
4
2012

The creation of new knowledge is what drives our business economy forward. In May, it was my privilege to host Ross’ annual faculty awards dinner. The caliber of the faculty, research, and,...

May
7
2012

“Success will depend on the world that we collectively help construct.” These were the words of Michelle Bernard, MSNBC journalist, political analyst, and author, who gave the commencement...

Apr
4
2012

Spring Commencement is one of the most memorable events a dean can experience. On April 27, the Class of 2012 will join our expansive and diverse family of alumni, currently living and working in...

Mar
6
2012

As we enter the final stretch leading into the 2012 presidential election, the debate rages on over who has the best strategy to fix the U.S. economy. Depending on who’s speaking, a candidate’s...

Feb
6
2012

A number of our peer schools are generating lots of buzz these days around their versions of immersive, experiential field studies. To the uninformed, it would seem this is a novel concept in MBA...

Jan
17
2012

The beginning of a new year is a natural time to reflect on the recent past and prepare for the action yet to come. I have just completed my first six months as dean at Michigan Ross. Currently I...

Dec
5
2011

Any Michigan graduate will tell you the words “Go Blue!” transcend all language barriers. Michigan Ross alumni live and work in 88 countries and the University of Michigan boasts one of the...

Nov
2
2011

Autumn on the University of Michigan campus delivers a vivid palette of breathtaking color. But only two colors really matter to Michigan Ross students and alumni: maize and blue.In...

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