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Ross Alumni News

May 29, 2020

COVID-19 Stories: Michigan Ross Alum’s Innovative Program Is Targeting Food and Financial Insecurity Across the U.S.

In the two months since its launch, Get Shift Done, co-founded by Anurag Jain, MBA ’95, has provided more than ten million meals at more than 60 locations across ten U.S. cities, registered more than 8,500 workers, and raised nearly $7 million to pay those workers.
May 28, 2020

During Tauber Institute’s Integrated Product Development Trade Show, Michigan Ross Students Use Their Business Skills, Innovation, and Creativity to Generate the Largest Profit

Four teams of U-M undergraduate students were tasked to create a technology-connected product to enable more satisfying use of small spaces — then convince real consumers in a simulated marketplace to buy it. 
May 27, 2020

Global Impact: Former Uber Senior Manager and Michigan Ross Alum is Expanding the Ride-hailing Industry in Africa

Emeka Ajene, MBA ’14 and founder of Gozem, leads one of the few ride-hailing companies that serve the French-speaking African market. 
May 27, 2020

Michigan Ross Launches Business Consultant Corps to Provide Internships and Development Opportunities for Students, Adds Summer Experience Requirement to Full-Time MBA Program

Leveraging its vast network of organizational partners, Michigan Ross has developed a new internship program for students this summer, as the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the availability of internships offered by companies across the world. 
May 26, 2020

From Retail to Real Estate, Michigan Ross Students Led Nine Business Initiatives at Sponsoring Organizations as Part of the Living Business Leadership Experience

Through the LBLE course, 123 graduate and undergraduate students at Michigan Ross had the opportunity to develop their leadership skills by acting as team leads on high-impact business projects for nine sponsoring organizations. 

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.

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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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Research by Michigan Ross Professor Damian Beil finds that the specifics of online contests can impact the quality of entries received.

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Widely quoted Michigan Ross professor appears on Behind the Headlines podcast.

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