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Ross Alumni News

January 21, 2020

Michigan Ross Students and Alumni Spark Investors’ Interest in Innovative Startups at Pitch Competition

A record 100 students from across U-M and two other universities teamed up to stoke venture capitalists’ interest in promising innovations from 20 Michigan-based startups during the 2019 Financing Technology Commercialization Pitch Competition at Michigan Ross.
January 20, 2020

Michigan Ross Alum has Helped Design and Sell Vehicles for Some of the World’s Most Iconic Marques

Jason Castriota, EMBA ‘18, is the brains behind some of the most innovative brand campaigns in the auto industry. His recent work on the Mustang Mach-E was highlighted by the Los Angeles Times as a critical part of turning Ford in a “new, more aspirational direction.” ​
January 17, 2020

Breaking News: Michigan Ross to Offer New STEM Track for Full-Time MBA Students

Drawing on its strengths across a multitude of business disciplines, Michigan Ross is pleased to announce a STEM-designated track within its top-ranked Full-Time MBA program, starting Fall 2020. 
January 16, 2020

I Knew I Wanted to Become a Better Leader. Here's How the Executive MBA Is Helping Me Do It.

By Alecia Dillon, MBA '20 I remember what drove me to pursue my Executive MBA from the Ross School of Business like it was yesterday.
January 16, 2020

Activist, Scholar, Writer Angela Davis to Deliver Keynote Lecture at the 2020 MLK Symposium

Angela Davis, a prominent political activist, scholar, and writer, will be the featured speaker of U-M's 34rd Annual Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium Lecture on Jan. 20. 

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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Research by Ross Professor Ekaterina Astashkina reveals the mostly positive impact of  online grocery delivery services.


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Writing in The EvoLLLution, Michigan Ross Associate Dean Wally Hopp says the transformation will benefit both students and companies.


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