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Ross Alumni News

February 20, 2019

This Ross Alum Manages The World’s Most-Watched Esports Franchise — We Asked Him 20 Questions

In the world of competitive online gaming, no one stands taller than League of Legends, a multiplayer online battle arena game owned by Riot Games. John Knauss, MBA '15, is a product manager lead for Riot Games and the esports streaming platform that hosted their wildly popular League of Legends World Championship.
February 19, 2019

Michigan Ross Alum Named Real Estate Developer of the Year

Jeff Blau, BBA ’90, was just named the Real Estate Developer of the Year by Commercial Property Executive, a leading trade publication covering executives in commercial real estate.
February 14, 2019

A Too-Hot Finance Class And A Viral Dance Video — Couples Who Met At Michigan Ross Share Their Love Stories

It’s not your typical rom-com setting, but the halls of Michigan Ross have certainly seen their fair share of love stories. And, with more than 50,000 living alumni all around the world, it’s no surprise that Michigan Ross has been the catalyst for many long-lasting, life-changing relationships.
February 12, 2019

Meet the 13 Michigan Ross Grads Named to C-Suite or Board Positions So Far This Year

Just since the beginning of 2019, at least 13 Ross alumni have taken new C-Suite or board-level roles in companies across the world ranging from Johnson & Johnson and Lockheed Martin to Related Companies and MGM Resorts. 
February 8, 2019

Michigan Ross MM Grad Pursues Filmmaking Dreams with Sundance Fellowship

The Master’s in Management is a great way for students to cap off their liberal arts degree with a solid business foundation. Just ask Paige Wood, MM ‘16, an independent producer and creative consultant who recently attended the 2019 Sundance Film Festival as a Knight Fellow.

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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New research from Professor Ach Adhvaryu demonstrates a win-win for companies and employees.

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Ross research finds that requiring disclosure reduced drug company payments to doctors overall, but some doctors were paid more.

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