Center for Social Impact Press

For the media, we have provided a listing of recent press releases and articles on Business Impact.


May 23, 2017

STUDENT VOICES BLOG “We Just Spent a Week at One of the Few Black-Owned Breweries in the Nation”

May 15, 2017

POETS AND QUANTS ARTICLE “Students Are Exploring Social Impact Dreams at Ross”

May 8, 2017

U-M NEWS “Made at Michigan: Health, social startups most popular”

May 2, 2017

MICHIGAN ROSS ARTICLE “Rossers Are Driving 9,000 Miles Across the U.S., Helping Entrepreneurs”

March 15, 2017

PRESS RELEASE “Innovation to Impact Wins the 2017 Social Impact Challenge in Flint”

March 1, 2017

PRESS RELEASE “2016-17 Board Fellows Gain Insight, Experience”

February 17, 2017

PRESS RELEASE “Michigan Business Challenge Impact Track Winner Announced”

January 23, 2017

PRESS RELEASE “U-M Startup Pilots $10 Grocery Rides to Detroiters”

January 23, 2017

PRESS RELEASE “Four Impact Track Teams to Advance to the Finals of Michigan Business Challenge”

January 4, 2017

PRESS RELEASE “Center for Social Impact and UM-Flint to Collaborate on Flint Challenge”


December 7, 2016

PRESS RELEASE “Ten Impact Track Teams to Advance to Round 2 of Michigan Business Challenge”

September 26, 2016

ARTICLE “2016 Summer Fund Interns Learned by Doing”

August 22, 2016

PR NEWSWIRE “What Top MBA Students at the University of Michigan Did over Summer Break”

June 22, 2016

CONCENTRATE ANN ARBOR: “U-M business students learn to make money… and a difference”

May 4, 2016

PRESS RELEASE: “Ross Students Create an Open Road Experience For Social Impact”

May 2, 2016

MICHIGAN ROSS: “Ross Students to Hit the Road for an Entrepreneurial Road Trip You’ll Wish You Could Go On Too”

March 11, 2016

NEXT CITY: “Old Sports Stadium Site Heads for Redevelopment”

March 1, 2016

MICHIGAN ROSS: “More Than 100 Ways to Make a Social Impact at Michigan Ross”

February 24, 2016

PRESS RELEASE: “University of Michigan Ross School Center for Social Impact Awards $15,000 to Top Student Social Enterprise”

February 10, 2016

PRESS RELEASE: “University of Michigan 2016 Social Impact Challenge announces winning proposal for Detroit PAL facility at old Tiger Stadium site”

January 21, 2016

U-M NEWS SERVICE: “U-M students compete to revitalize former Tiger Stadium site to benefit Detroit youth”

January 7, 2016

PRESS RELEASE: “The University of Michigan Ross School of Business & Center for Social Impact Receive Top Rankings in Net Impact’s Business as Unusual Expanded Report”


October 28, 2015

MARKETWATCH RELEASE: “University of Michigan Ross Center for Social Impact Managing Director Selected as 2015 American Express NGen Fellow”

May 11, 2015

UNIVERSITY RECORD: “Ross School’s Center for Social Impact celebrates its first year”

April 30, 2015

POETS & QUANTS: “Ross’ Very Big Bet on Social Impact”

April 22, 2015

PRESS RELEASE: “Ross School of Business celebrates launch of new Center for Social Impact”

February 18, 2015

PRESS RELEASE: “2015 Social Impact Challenge Illuminates Innovative Strategies for Creative Redevelopment and Economic Growth in Detroit”


October 2, 2014

PRESS RELEASE: “U-M Social Innovation Summit hosts renowned social innovator and Purpose Economy author Aaron Hurst”

September 8, 2014

NEWSLETTER: “Welcome to the New Center for Social Impact”