Fun Facts About Ross’ First Master of Management Class

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We’re feeling the excitement as Michigan Ross prepares to welcome our inaugural Master of Management class in July.

Designed for students with a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts, science or engineering, the Ross MM is a strong, well-rounded 10-month program to enhance your communication and critical thinking skills, empowering you with the business savvy to launch a successful career.

As more students are enrolling into MM, we’re so proud of and impressed by their achievements that we wanted to share some with you:

So, what have they done?

  • Analyzed data as technical aide in Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab
  • Been published by the Journal of Mechanical Engineering Design
  • Built a school in Masai Mara, Kenya
  • Built social networking health and wellness company from the ground up
  • Cataloged 12,000 drawers of fossils in the National Museum of Natural History
  • Conducted research projects funded by the National Science Foundation and NASA
  • Coordinated Budweiser Made in America Tour
  • Designed and assembled wind resistance testing apparatus for US Navy funded research project
  • Developed proposal approved by Northrop and Boeing to resolve mission safety concerns
  • Facilitated Habitat for Humanity’s transition from crowdsourcing funds to microfinancing
  • Increased boxing capacity for Chico's by 20% by engineering a predictive model of inventory
  • Interned in economics for U.S. State Department in U.S. Embassy in Rome
  • Learned how to train elephants
  • Marketed activities and events for the Getty Museum
  • Raised more than $15,000 for The Cancer Support Community and Children’s Bereavement Center
  • Ran and finished in Chicago Marathon
  • Reviewed products submitted to DreamWorks
  • Taught creative writing to incarcerated women with Project Community
  • Taught English to Burmese orphans
  • Wrote and self-published mystery novel

 

What are their academic backgrounds?

  • Boston University: Interdisciplinary Programs
  • Brigham Young University: Mechanical Engineering
  • College of Wooster: Geology
  • Harvard College: Classical Languages
  • Loyola Marymount University: Mechanical Engineering, English
  • Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur: Electronics Engineering
  • Penn State: International Relations
  • UCLA: Art History and Criticism
  • Wellesley College, American Studies
  • University of Maryland: Mechanical Engineering
  • U-M: Economics, Government, Industrial and Operations Engineering, International Relations, Political Science, Psychology

After learning a bit more about these exceptional students, we hope you feel as inspired as we do. And if your background is a good fit for a Ross MM, there’s still time to apply!