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Ross Alumni News

March 22, 2023

Q&A: Michigan Ross Alumnae Share Their Stories for Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Ross School of Business is proud to recognize the contributions of women throughout history and in today’s society. This includes thousands of talented Michigan Ross alumnae who are making their mark in the business world.
March 17, 2023

Adam Kobeissi, BBA ’20: Transforming a Hobby into an Industry-Leading Commentary on Capital Markets

Investing became a hobby of mine at the age of 12. I was fascinated by the intricacies of finance and I appreciated the fact that every day in the market is different. After a few years of independent investing, I decided to launch The Kobeissi Letter as a hobby newsletter sharing my outlook on stocks, commodities, bonds, and options.
February 21, 2023

André Branch, MBA ’99: Luxury Cosmetics Executive Loves a Challenge

The same day André Branch, MBA ’99, joined The Estée Lauder Companies in March 2020 — tasked with the tall order of transforming and turning around the then-declining business — COVID-19 pushed the United States into lockdown.
February 9, 2023

Michigan Ross Couples Share Their Love Stories

At the Ross School of Business, students are bound to meet plenty of important connections  — professors, lifelong friends, and networking contacts. However, some lucky students even meet their significant other while learning at Michigan Ross.
January 16, 2023

In Memoriam

Remembering our alumni who passed on in 2022. Please send any additional notifications to
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Ross News

March 14, 2023

Michigan Ross Unveils State-of-the-Art Extended Reality Digital Education Studio

Students in the Online MBA and Executive Education programs at the Ross School of Business are benefiting from a new digital education studio that puts them in a cutting-edge virtual classroom.
March 13, 2023

How I Was Able to Navigate the Financial Services Industry and Become a Voice For Women in Finance

Navigating the financial services industry as a woman was initially an entirely foreign concept, but I was able to discover a community full of unique perspectives that provided support and familiarity along the way.
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February 1, 2023

Prestigious Speakers Discuss Overcoming Systemic Racism at 2023 MLK Symposium Keynote Lecture; MLK Spirit Awards Recognize Students

The Ross School of Business and the University of Michigan recently welcomed three highly acclaimed speakers to participate in the keynote address for the 37th Annual U-M Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium.
November 30, 2022

Kalina Newmark, MBA ’19: Nestlé Brand Manager, Indigenous People’s Advocate

Weaving together the storytelling tradition of her indigenous culture and a fascination with consumer behavior, Kalina Newmark, MBA ’19, serves as an advocate for indigenous people and a brand manager at Nestlé in Seattle.
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