1. StepFor: Michigan Business Challenge – Social Impact Track Finalist Team

    February 17, 2016

    Who are the team members? Jordan Golshan (BBA ’17), Andy Jinseok Lee (MS ’17), Josh Hyorim Kim (BS ’17) How did you decide your team name? We chose StepFor after a friend mentioned how awesome it is that this app lets her step for charities of her choice. We picked up on it and thought it was a great Read more


  2. CARt: Michigan Business Challenge – Social Impact Track Finalist Team

    February 16, 2016

    Who are the team members? Ali Jensen (MPH ’17), Stacey Matlen (MPH ’16) , Christine Priori (MBA/MPH ’17), Mikaela Rodkin (MBA/MS ’17) How did you decide your team name? Originally Fresh Fare, we wanted something that conveyed transportation with subtle grocery undertones. We came up with cart, which can be used as a mobility verb. It also happens Read more


  3. Project MESA: Michigan Business Challenge – Social Impact Track Finalist Team

    February 15, 2016

    Who are the team members? Katherine Chen (BSE ’17), Molly Munsell (BSE ’18), Bharathi Ramachandran (MPH ’17), Monica Patel, Maddie Price, Jennifer Spiegel, Shreya Wadhwani How did you decide your team name? Our launch market is Latin America, where most countries are Spanish-speaking. “Mesa” means “table” in Spanish, and our team designs, builds, and distributes tables. Read more


  4. Kulisha: Michigan Business Challenge – Social Impact Track Finalist Team

    February 11, 2016

    Who are the team members? Eric Katz (BBA ’17), Viraj Sikand, Maya Faulstich-Hon, Lunalo Cletus, Arjun Paunrana How did you decide your team name? It means to feed in Swahili, the national language of Kenya. Tell us briefly about your business idea. Kulisha is a sustainable aquafeed company. We produce a commercial grade fish feed from insects and Read more


  5. University of Michigan 2016 Social Impact Challenge announces winning proposal for Detroit PAL facility at old Tiger Stadium site

    February 10, 2016

    [From L – R] Rishi Moudgil (Managing Director, Center for Social Impact), Michelle Rubin (Ford/Taubman MPP/MUP), Karen Yocky (Ford MPP), Andrew Kelley (Ross MBA), Aaron Ledbtetter (Ford MPP), Tim Richey (CEO, Detroit PAL) ANN ARBOR (February 10, 2016) — The University of Michigan (U-M) Center for Social Impact announced the winners of its campus-wide 2016 Read more


  6. Running the Bases in Corktown: 2016 Social Impact Challenge

    February 3, 2016

    February 2, 2016 – by Matt Kelterborn A Cold Start This late January morning was both cold and sunny, but the Social Impact Challenge student teams woke up early to travel to Detroit and immerse themselves in the Michigan & Trumbull experience. Their goals were to develop a connection to the historic site as well as engage Read more


  7. History & Hope For The Future Converge: The 2016 Social Impact Challenge

    January 26, 2016

    January 26, 2016 – by Jacob Derry Twenty years ago, Tim Richey walked into a gym with a bag of soccer balls and asked the kids, “who wants to play soccer?” That’s the origin story Tim tells of how he started on the path to become CEO of Detroit PAL, a non-profit organization that aims Read more


  8. U-M students compete to revitalize former Tiger Stadium site to benefit Detroit youth

    January 21, 2016

    [U-M News Service] January 21, 2016 – ANN ARBOR—The Detroit Police Athletic League (Detroit PAL) and its partners have raised millions to convert old Tiger Stadium into its headquarters and playing field space for local youths the nonprofit group serves. But how will it sustain funding in the years to come while including historical, community Read more


  9. Ross School of Business & Center for Social Impact Receive Top Rankings in Net Impact Report

    January 7, 2016

    The University of Michigan Ross School of Business & Center for Social Impact Receive Top Rankings in Net Impact’s Business as Unusual Expanded Report  January 7, 2016 – Net Impact – a leading nonprofit that empowers a new generation to use their careers to drive transformational change at work – recently recognized top business schools for their social Read more


  10. Rishi Moudgil Named American Express NGen Fellow

    October 28, 2015

    University of Michigan Ross Center for Social Impact Managing Director Selected as 2015 American Express NGen Fellow October 28, 2015 – Marketwatch release ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The University of Michigan Center for Social Impact at the Ross School of Business is pleased to announce that its managing director, Rishi Moudgil, has been named a Read more