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Explore all of the exciting news and activities that Michigan Ross alumni are participating in around the globe and in your city.

Ross Alumni News

April 2, 2020

Charitable Gift By Michigan Ross Alumni Proves That Sometimes Being Apart – Whether Six Feet or Thousands of Miles – Can Bring Us Closer Together

Around 100 members from the Chinese Alumni Association at Michigan Ross helped bring the U-M Health System closer to COVID-19 preparedness with the donation of $42,000 and much-needed personal protective equipment.
March 31, 2020

Michigan Ross Executive Education Offering Free Webinars on Leading in Challenging Times

The top-ranked Michigan Ross Executive Education program is launching a series of free, online seminars called “Organizational and Leadership Resilience in Challenging Times.”
March 27, 2020

Dean DeRue Virtually Addresses Michigan Ross Community, Thanks Students, Faculty, Staff, Alumni, and Partners for their Resiliency and Support During a Challenging Time

Scott DeRue, the Edward J. Frey Dean of the Ross School of Business, shared a video message of gratitude to the entire Michigan Ross community for how they have pulled together and adapted to a virtual working, teaching, and learning environment.   In the video from his home office, DeRue said he is deeply grateful for the resiliency and support shown by students, faculty, staff, alumni, and corporate and educational partners during such a challenging and uncertain time. 
March 23, 2020

Positive Leadership: When We Believe It, We Will See It.

As I approach the end of the Executive MBA program, it’s humbling to reflect on my journey so far, which has included an amazing cohort of fellow students, exceptional EMBA courses, and identifying my purpose as a leader.
March 23, 2020

This Michigan Ross Alum is Helping the NHL Go Green, Drive Diversity, and Increase Impact

Alicia Chin, MBA ‘14, welcomes new fans into the world of hockey by telling untold stories through diverse and inclusive campaigns, and by engaging them in social impact through the National Hockey League’s sustainability program. 

Ross News

The University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business announced today the 2018 Innovation Jam, taking place May 4-5. Organized by the Sanger Leadership Center, Innovation Jam is a 36-hour, action-based learning experience for Ross’ Part-Time MBA (PTMBA) students and is part of the orientation event for Weekend MBA students.


The University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business has announced a new concentration for the Full-Time MBA (FTMBA) degree program. The Data and Business Analytics Concentration is designed for MBA students who are looking to hone their analytical skills to develop data-driven business strategies and recommendations.


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Ross Thought In Action

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Michigan Ross Professor Lindy Greer suggests specific actions your company can take now to adopt practices that will serve you well into the future.


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Michigan Ross Professor Andy Hoffman offers thoughts for an Academy of Management special project.


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