1. Wolverine Disaster Relief: U-M students provide support in aftermath of disasters

    September 13, 2018

    Thurs, Sept. 13, 2018 – ANN ARBOR – As Hurricane Florence pummels the Carolina coast, the new Wolverine Disaster Relief team is busy getting ready in case they’re needed. Founded in 2017 by Tim Carter, WDR co-president and an MBA student at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, the disaster club provides material, financial Read more


  2. First Annual Business+Impact Showcase Attracts nearly 200 U-M Students, 30 Impact Organizations

    September 7, 2018

    Ann Arbor, September 7, 2018 – Ann Arbor, September 7, 2018 – Business+Impact (B+I) is a new school-wide initiative to make Ross the most progressive source of ideas for business approaches to global challenges. As part of its mission to make students aware of all the impact opportunities across campus, B+I welcomed incoming and returning students to Read more


  3. August 2018 Newsletter

    August 22, 2018

    B+I Brings 25 U-M Impact Organizations to Ross, Builds Awareness Business+Impact Showcase Thurs, Sept. 6, 2018, 5 – 6:30 pm Blau 5th Floor Colloquium Welcome new and returning students! We hope your summer was empowering and invigorating, because we have news for you. The Center for Social Impact is now part of Business+Impact (B+I), a Ross-wide dean-level initiative Read more


  4. 2018 Internship Experiences

    August 17, 2018

    About our Internships In the summer of 2018, Business+Impact had a number of internship opportunities with a broad spectrum of organizations.  Students from Ross, Ford, and School of Social Work developed their skills while helping mission-driven organizations in Detroit and around the world. Business+Impact’s Impact Corps internships placed MBAs and BBAs with global organizations like the Environmental Read more


  5. Impact Hackathon Brings Together Global Leaders to Transform the Impact Economy

    July 20, 2018

    On July 12-13, Jerry Davis, Associate Dean for Business+Impact at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, worked with partners at Global Silicon Valley and the Stamps School of Art & Design to bring together entrepreneurs, investors, academics, corporate executives, policymakers, and others to discuss transformational ideas in impact. Using Read more


  6. Summer 2018 Newsletter

    June 22, 2018

    Congratulations to this Year’s Summer Interns The Center is giving internship funding and support to 30+ students through the Summer Fund and Impact Corps. We extend a warm welcome to the 2018 intern cohort! Summer Fund: Ellen Abrams (MBA), Isla Urbana Katie Allan (MPP), U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation Ricky Bicknell (MPP), Affirmations Christopher Bowman (MBA), Rocky Mountain Institute Timothy Carter (MBA), Advanced Innovative Medical Technologies Connor Cox (MBA), Rocky Mountain Read more


  7. The Value of Accounting to Detroit and Local Entrepreneurs

    June 1, 2018

    by Aaron Ngo, Michigan Ross BBA ’20 Most people that know me well know that my parents were entrepreneurs. They owned a small Chinese restaurant near our home in the suburbs of Philly. Not coders hacking away on an app in the garage or MBAs pitching to a VC firm, they were local entrepreneurs — everyday people in Read more


  8. Business Research is Broken Because of Faulty Faculty Incentives

    May 2, 2018

    May 2, 2018 William Glick, Anne Tsui and Jerry Davis wrote an article for BizEd entitled “The Moral Dilemma to Business Research, in which they argued the the current business research model is unsustainable, and that schools must realign their incentives to encourage faculty to produce credible research that is useful to society.  As much as business Read more


  9. Twelve MBAs prepare to Hit the Open Road

    April 18, 2018

    Meet the Teams that Will Head out on Ross Open Road Three teams of four MBAs each are preparing to embark on road trips across America in May 2018. They’re part of Ross Open Road, an action-based social entrepreneurship program developed by Ross students. Each team will spend the month of May visiting a new Read more


  10. April 2018 Newsletter

    April 17, 2018

    Note from the Center As April arrives, we look back on the successes of the past academic year at Business Impact. In August, we launched the Impact Portal, which provides a guide to all the impact activities across campus. In our programs, we had a record number of students participate in the Social Impact Challenge, Read more