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News

Here is the latest news from and about Business+Impact at Michigan Ross, plus links to resources for impact changemakers across campus and in the USA.

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  • Net Impact Leadership Development Opportunity with Funding

    Net Impact Leadership Development Opportunity with Funding

  • University launches nine new projects to fight poverty

    University launches nine new projects to fight poverty

    On any given day across Michigan nearly 100 homeowners or renters could be evicted — a rate almost one-and-a-half times the national average. That is a problem one of nine new projects funded by Poverty Solutions and supported by the Detroit Urban Research Center aims to tackle this year. h …
  • U-M student podcast helps former prisoners tell their stories

    U-M student podcast helps former prisoners tell their stories

    ANN ARBOR—Wearing a maize and blue scarf and with a wide and bright smile, Asia Johnson sits composed in front of a microphone at the Shapiro Design Lab. Across the table, with attentive eyes and headphones, is the host Hannah French, a student at the University of Michician. Read full …
  • Several 2019 Summer Impact Internships Open

    Several 2019 Summer Impact Internships Open

    Impact students seeking summer internships with the Environmental Defense Fund or Civic Consulting Alliance should apply for the following internships by mid-January: Graduate students seeking summer internships with the Environmental Defense Fund or Civic Consulting Alliance should apply for the following internships by mid-January: EDF’s Supply Chain Safer Chemicals Internship …
  • William Brinkerhoff (MBA/MSIOE ’89 ) and Kathy Sample (MBA ’89)

    William Brinkerhoff (MBA/MSIOE ’89 ) and Kathy Sample (MBA ’89)

    Bill Brinkerhoff and Kathy Sample were students in the late 80’s at the Business School (its name before it became the Ross School of Business).  After marriage and traditional jobs on the east coast, they returned to Ann Arbor and pursued an impact career that suited their passion. In August, …
  • Ross Accounting Outreach Program Seeks Coordinators

    Ross Accounting Outreach Program Seeks Coordinators

    The Ross Accounting Outreach program helps students gain experience consulting with clients and solidify their accounting skills, as well as makes a greater impact on the community. This initiative was originally launched by the Detroit Neighborhood Entrepreneurs Project (DNEP) and the Business + Impact Initiative at Ross to help Detroit entrepreneurs with …
  • Chelsea Racelis, BBA/BA ’19 Making a Difference, On Campus and In the Future

    Chelsea Racelis wants to have an impact on the world. And while her Michigan Ross education may help her do that, she’s already making an impact on the school while she’s here. Growing up in Ann Arbor, Chelsea wasn’t sure she wanted to stay in town and go to college …
  • Michigan Business Challenge – Seigle Impact Track Round One Winners

    Ann Arbor, December 3, 2018 – The Michigan Business Challenge (MBC), a campus-wide, multi-round business plan competition has announced the eight teams advancing in its Seigle Impact Track. Ninety-five student teams submitted proposals for MBC, with 51 teams submitting for the Seigle Impact Track. After passing a qualifying round, teams …
  • Students From Middle East, North Africa Join Forces with U-M Students to Solve World Challenges

    Students From Middle East, North Africa Join Forces with U-M Students to Solve World Challenges

    This story originally appeared on the William Davidson Institute website. It is republished here with permission. View the original. Before participating in the William Davidson Institute’s M²GATE Program, University of Michigan sophomore Jackie Spryshak, BBA ‘21, said she had never met anyone from Egypt. Over eight weeks this summer, Spryshak …
  • 2018 Shared Prosperity Conference

    2018 Shared Prosperity Conference

      Business+Impact at the Ross School of Business is proud to collaborate with the Aspen Institute Business & Society Program for a conference at the University of Michigan, Oct. 24-26, 2018, entitled, “Working Towards a Shared Prosperity: An Academic-Executive Dialogue.” With fewer opportunities for upward mobility and growing economic inequality, the …
  • Business+Impact Announces the 18-19 Board Fellows

    Business+Impact Announces the 18-19 Board Fellows

    2018-2019 Board Fellows and Partner Organizations 5 Healthy Towns 5 Healthy Towns operates four wellness centers and five wellness coalitions in the Chelsea area. The organization seeks to cultivate improvements in personal and community wellness through collaboration, innovation, and stewardship.www.5healthytowns.org Emmeline Cardozo, MBA Alternatives for Girls Alternatives For Girls helps …
  • Prospective Ross students!  Watch this to learn about Social Impact at Ross

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

    On October 17, 2018, Ross Admissions and B+I’s Matt Kelterborn were joined by current students to speak to and answer questions from prospects considering Ross and its social impact opportunities. Over and above individual programs Business+Impact can offer, there are over one hundred ways to make a social impact while at …