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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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  • Michigan Business Challenge Seigle Impact Track Winner Announced

    Michigan Business Challenge Seigle Impact Track Winner Announced

    Ann Arbor, March 18, 2018 – The winner of the 2019 Michigan Business Challenge – Seigle Impact Track is Dear Black Women (Florence Noel,MBA/MSI 2019), an affirmation movement and social network for Black women to heal, connect and grow. The Seigle Impact Track competition, co-sponsored by the Zell Lurie Institute, Business+Impact, and the Erb …
  • Aspen International MBA Case Competition

    Aspen International MBA Case Competition

    Aspen International MBA Challenge is in Spring 2019. MBAs will address a societal or environmental issue, and may compete in NYC.
  • SubQ Assist: Michigan Business Challenge – Seigle Impact Track Finalist Team

    SubQ Assist: Michigan Business Challenge – Seigle Impact Track Finalist Team

    Who are the team members? Vinayak Gokhale (MBA ’19, MD) Ibrahim Mohedas (ME) How did you decide your team name? The name is same as that of the product/invention. It is derived from a functional description of the device as a “subcutaneous contraceptive implantation assistive device” Tell us briefly about your business …
  • NeoHealth: Michigan Business Challenge – Seigle Impact Track Finalist Team

    NeoHealth: Michigan Business Challenge – Seigle Impact Track Finalist Team

    Who are the team members? Sujai Arakali (BS, Cell Biology ’20) Derrell Chapman (BS, Philosophy, ’19) How did you decide your team name? We wanted a name that showed that we were a modern medical innovation company, so we brainstormed a bunch of names until we both agreed on NeoHealth. Tell us …
  • Dear Black Women: Michigan Business Challenge – Seigle Impact Track Finalist Team

    Dear Black Women: Michigan Business Challenge – Seigle Impact Track Finalist Team

    Who are the team members? Florence Noel (MBA/MSI ’19) How did you decide your team name? Dear Black Women is grounded in Black women’s affirmations to themselves. ‘Dear Black Women’ was the perfect way to symbolize our love and care for ourselves. Tell us briefly about your business idea. Dear Black Women …
  • Four Impact Teams Move on to the Finals of the Michigan Business Challenge

    Four Impact Teams Move on to the Finals of the Michigan Business Challenge

    February 11, 2019 – Ann Arbor – Business+Impact wants to thank all the teams and judges involved in Round Two of this year’s Michigan Business Challenge – Seigle Impact Track! The competition has been very successful thus far, and the 8 teams from Round Two did a lot of hard work on their presentations. …
  • LISTEN NOW: Eight Short Talks from Some of the Smartest People at U-M about the Future of Society

    LISTEN NOW: Eight Short Talks from Some of the Smartest People at U-M about the Future of Society

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  • Video: How Can Employees Find Stability?

    Video: How Can Employees Find Stability?

    Business school professors Jerry Davis (University of Michigan) and Dirk Matten (York University) describe today’s reality for workers and how society needs to support them.
  • U-M establishes advisory group to integrate Detroit engagement

    U-M establishes advisory group to integrate Detroit engagement

    Keeping with the University of Michigan’s commitment to integrate and strengthen engagement efforts in the city of Detroit, the university recently established the Detroit Advisory Group and named a new special adviser on Detroit engagement.
  • Board Fellows Forum a Great Success

    Board Fellows Forum a Great Success

    There is a significant challenge (and opportunity) for nonprofits to recruit the next generation of nonprofit board leaders. Currently, individuals under the age of 40 make up less than 17% of nonprofit board positions. To reduce this gap, nonprofits will need to employ a number of strategies to recruit and …
  • Michigan Ross welcomes Cat Johnson to run Business+Impact Initiative

    Michigan Ross welcomes Cat Johnson to run Business+Impact Initiative

    ANN ARBOR – The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan has announced that Cat Johnson will be the managing director of the Business+Impact Initiative.  In this role she will work across the school and the University to develop and support impact-related activities.  She will also role …
  • B+I Impact Studio course to take on Flint’s water crisis

    B+I Impact Studio course to take on Flint’s water crisis

    ANN ARBOR – Business+Impact’s Impact Studio has launched its inaugural course for the Winter ’19 term. The Impact Studio is a new initiative at Ross aimed at translating insights from faculty research into practical solutions for the world’s challenges. The Studio brings together students from across disciplines to engage faculty …