1. Ten Impact Track Teams to Advance to Round 2 of Michigan Business Challenge

    December 7, 2016

    December 7, 2016 – Ann Arbor – The Center for Social Impact, Zell Lurie Institute and the Erb Institute thank all the teams and judges involved in Round One of this year’s Michigan Business Challenge! The competition at-large had a record-breaking 132 teams apply, and there were 37 teams that presented in the Impact Track. Once again, the overall strength Read more

  2. Prospective Ross students! Watch this to learn about Social Impact at Ross

    November 8, 2016

    On October 25, 2016, Ross Admissions (Son Nguyen), the Center’s Glenn Bugala and three students (Holly Price, Loretta So, and Aaron Steiner) spoke for a half hour and answered questions from prospects considering Ross and its social impact opportunities.   Over an above what the Center for Social Impact can offer, there are over one hundred ways to Read more

  3. Michigan Business Challenge ’17 Application Now Live!

    November 1, 2016

    MBC is a campus-wide, multi-round business plan competition where student teams pitch their ideas to panels of external judges and may advance through follow-on rounds of competition to win cash prizes totaling over $85,000, including our Impact track with $26,000 in cash prizes supporting ventures that tackle social and environmental issues. Student teams receive mentoring Read more

  4. Social Innovators, Come to Flint Oct. 20th!

    October 14, 2016

    What are the unique approaches that each sector takes to tackle social problems? The Center for Social Impact’s Managing Director Rishi Moudgil will be running a session with exemplary leaders from across sectors during the Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium (#UES2016) in Flint, Michigan, The symposium, which is in its third year, will convene leaders across sectors Read more

  5. Presentation from 2016-17 Internship Funding Info Session

    October 6, 2016

    The Center for Social Impact has released the slide deck from our our October 6, 2016 internship info session.  Students interested in details about all of our 2016-17 internships can download the slide deck here (.pdf).

  6. Work for a Social Enterprise with Impact Corps Academic Year

    September 13, 2016

    September 13, 2016, Ann Arbor – The Center for Social Impact is offering a unique opportunity for a limited and select group of students to gain deep insights about and experiences with a social enterprise.  Social enterprises are for-profit organizations, nonprofit organizations with revenue-generating activities, or hybrid organizations (which combine aspects of for- and nonprofits). Read more

  7. Presentation from 2016-17 Kick-off

    September 9, 2016

    The Center for Social Impact has released the slide deck from our kick-off for the school year.  Students interested in the programs and details for the coming year can download the slide deck here (.pdf).

  8. New Course Announcement: Governance of Nonprofit Organizations

    August 24, 2016

    Ross Professor Janet Weiss announces a new course being offered in Fall B 2016.  Though not a requirement for Board Fellowship participation, this 1.5 credit course will help students develop the understanding and skills that will enable you to be an effective board member now and in the future. BA 601  Governance of Nonprofit Organizations Read more

  9. PRNewswire Explains What Our MBAs Did This Summer

    August 22, 2016

    ARTICLE: What Top MBA Students at the University of Michigan Did over Summer Break Eight MBAs from the Ross School of Business traveled across America to help social entrepreneurs as part of inaugural Ross Open Road program.  A new article on PRNewswire covers the two teams’ experiences traveling the USA and working with nine social Read more

  10. Concentrate Ann Arbor discusses the Center’s Impact

    June 22, 2016

    ARTICLE: U-M business students learn to make money…and a difference In a feature in  Concentrate Ann Arbor entitled “U-M business students learn to make money…and a difference,” writer Patrick Dunn interviews students and Managing Director Rishi Moudgil to uncover the unique mission of the Center for Social Impact.  The feature discusses the framework under which the Center Read more