News & Updates

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 15, 2019

Michigan Ross Alum Shares His Best Tips for MBAs Looking to Break Into Tech

Over the past few years I have consulted numerous MBAs looking to start tech careers or shift into different roles or companies. I wanted to pass on some thoughts that seemed to resonate across my conversations. I also wanted to share my own job search story as I hope it is helpful to those of you still on the trail. 
April 11, 2019

Michigan Ross Highlighted As ‘One of the Real Visionaries in Business and Management Education Today’

That’s the sentiment John Byrne, Editor in Chief of Poets&Quants, shared with the audience at the recent CentreCourt MBA Festival in New York City, where he sat down for a wide-ranging discussion with Scott DeRue, the Edward J Frey Dean of Michigan Ross.
April 9, 2019

Michigan Wins March Bracket Challenge! (For Having Most Venture-Capital Backed Student Entrepreneurs)

The NCAA basketball title may not have come home to Ann Arbor this year, but the University of Michigan has another reason to celebrate: U-M placed first in PitchBook’s 2019 VC Founders Bracket.
March 20, 2019

Michigan Ross Grad Awarded Prestigious Knight-Hennessy Fellowship

Eli Cahan, BBA ‘15, was among a small, select group of students across the globe selected for the 2019 Knight-Hennessy Scholars, a prestigious program at Stanford University.
March 14, 2019

Michigan Ross Alum Donates $5.4 Million To Create New Full-Ride Scholarships for MBAs Interested in Healthcare

MBA applicants with an interest in healthcare now have even more reason to choose Michigan Ross, thanks to a new scholarship program funded by Eleanor & Michael Pinkert, BSE(EE) ‘64, MBA ‘65.

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.


More Ross News

Ross Thought In Action

Illustration of people shaking hands with business and environmental imagery

Michigan Ross Professor Tom Lyon sees little reason for concern and great potential benefits.


Chris White offers some suggestions on how to guard against worker disengagement.



More from Ross Thought In Action