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Ross Alumni News

February 26, 2024

Meet the Michigan Ross Alums Featured in Forbes' 30 Under 30 Class of 2024

Two Ross School of Business alums, Komal Sankla, BBA ’17, and Sikander “Sonny” Khan, BBA ’20, were featured on the highly prestigious Forbes 30 Under 30 list for 2024.
February 12, 2024

From Business School to Marriage: Michigan Ross Alums Share Their Love Stories

Students make plenty of connections at the Ross School of Business, from lifelong friends to impactful professors, alumni mentors, and more. Some lucky students even meet their significant other while pursuing a degree at Michigan Ross.
January 30, 2024

Episode 101 – Robert Isom, CEO of American Airlines

On this inaugural episode of the Down to Business podcast, host Sharon F. Matusik, Edward J. Frey Dean of the Ross School of Business, is joined by Robert Isom, MBA ’91, to discuss his path to Michigan Ross, his career as a Ross MBA, his journey to becoming CEO and president of American Airlines, and his advice for current and prospective Ross students who are interested in leadership careers.
January 24, 2024

Anurag Gupta, BS '03/MD '09/MBA '09: Revolutionizing Dementia Care With Tembo Health

Anurag Gupta, BS '03/MD '09/MBA '09, knew from a young age that he aspired to make a difference in the lives of others through healthcare.
January 23, 2024

In Memoriam

Remembering our alumni who have passed on in the past year. Please send any additional notifications to
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February 29, 2024

Using Business to Expand the Conversation on DEI

The National Diversity Case Competition hosted annually by Kelley School of Business at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, has had a common theme throughout the 13 years that it’s been held: addressing issues that historically underrepresented groups face, which is something businesses also have an interest in. 
February 28, 2024

Michigan Ross Professor Shares Ideas to Ease Housing Crisis

A proposal developed by a University of Michigan business expert and others to help ease the U.S. housing crisis is being shared with federal housing officials. Brian Connolly, assistant professor of business law, plans to participate on Thursday in a housing ideas showcase in Washington, D.C. Officials from the Department of Housing and Urban Development and National Economic Council are expected to attend.
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January 19, 2024

20 Questions with John Habbert, MBA ’76

John Habbert, MBA ’76, has built a career around finding start-up gold.
November 17, 2023

Holiday Gift Guide 2023: Try These Food Products and Businesses Created by Michigan Ross Alumni

The holiday season is here, and we know it can be difficult to find the right gifts for your friends and family.
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