Ross News Blog

Dec
2
2019

Michigan Ross student Liza Kameen is applying skills taught in the new Online MBA program to successfully grow Paintru, an e-commerce site she launched with her husband in 2019, which was recently profiled in Forbes for its potential to “revolutionize the market for made-to-order art.”​

Nov
27
2019

Historically, in Africa and other emerging markets, the cost of internet and mobile devices have prohibited the majority of the population from accessing the internet. That’s now changing, thanks to advances in technology, the falling price of smartphones, and the work being done on the ground by leaders like Alicia Levine, MBA ’11. 

Nov
25
2019

Around 30 students from six schools across the University of Michigan gathered in the +Impact Studio at the Ross School of Business on Nov. 21, to take insights from Michigan Ross faculty and create ideas on how to reduce inequalities around the world. 

Nov
22
2019

Clear Admit highlighted six students from the Full-Time MBA Class of 2021 at the Ross School of Business in a new “Real Humans of MBA Students” series, which seeks to provide insight to prospective students on the real people in MBA programs.

Nov
20
2019

Three years after launching Side Hustle Pro, Nicaila Matthews Okome, MBA ’15, is inspiring legions of listeners each week, and the podcast was most recently named as one of 15 top podcasts for women in Oprah Winfrey’s  O, The Oprah Magazine.   

Nov
19
2019

Eric Ersher, BBA ’86, beat the odds in the restaurant and franchise business with his vision for Zoup! by creating a niche where soup is the focus. After learning the value of working in teams and building relationships as a Michigan Ross student, Ersher thrives on a model of constant growth and evolution.

Nov
19
2019

Recently, Michigan Ross Dean Scott DeRue had the chance to sit down with PEAK6 co-founder Jenny Just, BBA '90, at an alumni RossTalks event in Chicago.

Nov
18
2019

Recently retired Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan, MBA ’84/BA '82, discussed how companies can build trust with internal and external stakeholders during an intimate conversation at the Ross School of Business.

Nov
14
2019

Earlier this semester, 425+ Michigan Ross full-time MBAs got their hands dirty — ...

Nov
14
2019

As part of a new effort to attract students from all areas of the state, the Michigan Ross will be awarding students from the Upper Peninsula scholarships through a new program at the University of Michigan.

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