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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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  • In addressing global health, one size does not fit all

    In addressing global health, one size does not fit all

    by Tim Carter (MBA ’19) “If you’ve been to one hospital in Nigeria… you’ve been to one hospital in Nigeria.” This quote from the recent Unite for Sight Global Health & Innovation Conference that I attended at Yale University has stuck with me since returning to Ann Arbor. At the …
  • Twelve MBAs Hit the Open Road

    Twelve MBAs Hit the Open Road

    Three teams of four MBAs each are preparing to embark on road trips across America in May. They’re part of Open Road at Ross – Powered by Ford, an action-based social entrepreneurship program developed by Ross students for Ross students. Each team will spend the month of May visiting a …
  • B+I Announces Campus Winner of Round One in the Aspen MBA Case Competition

    B+I Announces Campus Winner of Round One in the Aspen MBA Case Competition

    Business+Impact is proud to announce that the U-M campus winner in the Aspen MBA Case Compeition is Team Stubborn Optimists (Vanessa Lynskey – MBA ’19, Cristobal Cevallos – MBA ’19, and Joseph Tulloch – MBA ’19)
  • 2018-19 Board Fellows on the Road to Leadership

    2018-19 Board Fellows on the Road to Leadership

    Overview The 2018-19 Board Fellowship Program was our biggest and most competitive program in years. Students from Ross, Ford, School of Social Work, Public Health, and other programs developed project management and executive skills as board members of nonprofit organizations in Southeast Michigan. In addition to attending all board meetings …
  • Q&A – Jerry Davis on how Free Accounting Fridays and other programs help Detroit business owners and nonprofits thrive

    Q&A – Jerry Davis on how Free Accounting Fridays and other programs help Detroit business owners and nonprofits thrive

    Jerry Davis is the associate dean at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and leads the Business + Impact initiative. Davis’ research at the University of Michigan is broadly concerned with corporate governance and the effects of finance on society. Through his years as a researcher, he recognized the …
  • My Work with a Nonprofit in Detroit Has Shown Me The True Power of Collaboration

    My Work with a Nonprofit in Detroit Has Shown Me The True Power of Collaboration

    From the moment I was accepted into the Master of Management Program at the Ross School of Business, I started looking into opportunities that would supplement my academic studies and provide relevant experiences for my future career.
  • 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. …