News & Updates

Explore all of the exciting news and activities that Michigan Ross alumni are participating in around the globe and in your city.

Club News & Updates

Ross MBAs Headed to D.C. for Student Treks!

The Ross MBAs will be in town for a student club trek during the week of October 23rd. They will be visiting a number of companies and networking to prepare for recruiting. If your path crosses with our current students while they are visiting, please don't miss the opportunity to say hello and "Go Blue!"

Ross Alumni News

November 9, 2018

Michigan Ross Alum Named Among 8 Black Women ‘Making Waves’ in Venture Capital

Ebony Pope, MBA ‘15, is making a difference in the venture capital world. She’s the director of U.S. Ventures at Village Capital in Washington, D.C., where she helps ensure that supported entrepreneurs are represented across ethnicity, gender, and region.
November 8, 2018

Introducing Alumni-In-Residence — Select Michigan Ross Alumni Are Mentoring Ross Students Throughout The Year

If there’s one thing Michigan Ross Alumni love more than saying “Go Blue” to anyone wearing a Block M anywhere in the world, it’s giving back to the Ross community. The recently launched Alumni-in-Residence program proves just that — prominent alumni from across industries have volunteered to give significant portions of their time to offer individualized mentorship meetings to current students from all Ross degree programs.
November 7, 2018

Alum’s New Children’s Book Gives Young Girls a New Set of Female Heroes to Admire

“A to Z. They’re Just Like Me” is a new children’s book that looks like the work of a professional artist––it could easily pass for the latest gem from a children’s publishing powerhouse.
November 2, 2018

16,432 Donors and Counting Help Michigan Ross Exceed $400 Million Capital Campaign Goal

16,000 donors and counting help Michigan Ross exceed $400 million capital campaign goal.
October 26, 2018

RANKING: The Economist Ranks Michigan Ross Full-Time MBA #7 In The World

The Michigan Ross Full-Time MBA Program continued to improve its standing in the global Which MBA? Ranking published annually by The Economist, rising five spots from last year to land at No. 7 in the world. This follows a jump of nine spots in the same ranking the previous year.

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

Illustration of business people in front of screens full of charts and graphs

In a new Michigan Ross Executive Education program, Professors Gwen Yu and Christopher Williams teach managers how to drive value generation.



Writing in Harvard Business Review, Professor Erik Gordon notes that high-profile leaders can have significant down sides.


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