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Ross Alumni News

August 13, 2018

Michigan Ross Students Are Climbing Mt Kilimanjaro With Dean DeRue In Intense Leadership Development Course

Along the way, students will participate in one of the most action-packed leadership courses of their lives with the trek up the mountain taking seven days and involving several specifically designed challenges.
August 7, 2018

Michigan Ross Alum Named CEO of Discovery Inc.’s Global Digital Business

Discovery Inc. has named Michigan Ross Alum Peter Faricy, MBA ‘95, as the first ever CEO, Global Direct-to-Consumer, overseeing the company’s digital and in-home streaming entertainment services, and leading the company into its next technology-fueled evolution.
July 9, 2018

U.S. Military Renames Building in Honor of Michigan Ross Alum Killed in Action

A National Guard Readiness Center was recently renamed in honor of Michigan Ross alum Jason George, MBA ‘04. The Fayetteville, N.C. center will now be known as the Major Jason George Center.
June 28, 2018

Six Michigan Alums Make List of Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America

Six alumni from the University of Michigan and the Ross School of Business are listed among the Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America in an annual list of powerful business leaders from Savoy, an African-American business and lifestyle magazine.
June 27, 2018

Two Michigan Ross Executive MBAs Listed Among 2018’s Best and Brightest Students

It’s no small feat to serve as a leader of a global corporation, especially when you’re pursuing an advanced degree from one of the best business schools in the world. That’s why we’re proud to see two Michigan Ross graduates featured on Poets & Quants’ Best and Brightest Executive MBAs of 2018 list. Learn more about these impressive learners and leaders:

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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Ross Thought In Action

Illustration of multiple retail channels

Professors Joline Uichanco and Stefanus Jasin are working to optimize 'omnichannel' strategies.

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Professor Eric Schwartz leads effort to predict which homes are more likely to have water service lines made of lead.

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