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Ross Alumni News

April 12, 2024

Episode 102 – Jennifer Barker, MBA ’01, Global Head of Treasury Services at BNY Mellon

On this episode of the Down to Business podcast, host Sharon F. Matusik, Edward J. Frey Dean of the Ross School of Business, is joined by Jennifer Barker, MBA ’01, to discuss what attracted her to Michigan Ross, the most impactful lessons she learned on campus, her post-Ross career in the financial and treasury services world, and her journey to global head of treasury services at BNY Mellon.
April 5, 2024

The Mitchell Lecture Series Examines Ethics in AI with Dr. Rumman Chowdhury

The Ross School of Business recently welcomed Dr. Rumman Chowdhury, chief scientist of Parity Consulting and founder and general partner of Parity Responsible Innovation Fund, as the speaker for the third annual Mitchell Lecture Series.
March 21, 2024

Master of Supply Chain Management Students and Alums Connect and Network Through Mentorship Program

In a testament to the power of good mentorship, students from the Master of Supply Chain Management Class of 2024 now have access to more alum connections than ever before.
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.
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Ross News

April 12, 2024

Michigan Ross Announces New Accounting Analytics Concentration for Master of Accounting Students

The Ross School of Business introduced a new accounting analytics concentration for interested Master of Accounting students in the incoming Class of 2025. 
April 9, 2024

Immersing Themselves in ExecMAP: Executive MBAs Work on Projects for Wide Range of Companies

Executive MBA students at the Ross School of Business recently provided their strategic recommendations to sponsoring companies’ leadership teams as part of their Executive Multidisciplinary Action Projects course. 
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March 26, 2024

Michigan Ross Alums Share Their Career Journeys in Honor of Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, and to celebrate, the Ross School of Business is proud to recognize the contributions of trailblazing women in business today and throughout history.
March 18, 2024

Patrick Firlik, BBA ’14: Promoting Wellness Through Start-Up Innovation

Wellness has always been a passion for Patrick Firlik, BBA ’14. After years of feeling burnt out by travel and long hours at his consulting job, he decided to put his passion to the test and build a solution.
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