Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M

Business and Economy

  1. Forecast 2017

    Michigan Ross experts offer projections on the economy, the environment, the auto industry, trade, the media, and more.

  2. Mail-order pride

    Carrie Thorpe, MBA ’12, launches subscription service ProudBox, an official U-M ‘fan box’ that delivers treats, U-M memorabilia, and a whole lotta love.

  3. The ‘human science’ of leadership

    Executive coach Fritz Seyferth, BSIOE ’73, shares lessons learned from mentor Bo Schembechler on how to build and lead great teams.

  4. In the driver's seat

    The recent fatality involving a semi-autonomous Tesla reveals just how far transportation technology has outpaced solutions in another realm: The legal world.

  5. You can ring my (Pretzel) Bell

    Restaurateurs are cooking up plans to resurrect the much-revered gathering spot, enjoyed by locals from 1934-85.

  6. The kitchen is open

    “Kitchen sisters” Niki Serras, BA ’06, and Alisha Serras, MSW ’06, grew up in their father’s Main Street restaurants. Who better to trust with your kitchen redesign?

  7. Zell pledges $60 million to U-M

    Gift will extend entrepreneurial programs at the Ross School, and create a new fund for student business ventures.

  8. Let's toast to that

    U-M students trek to Chile to help family-owned vineyards build their brands and increase tourist traffic to their wineries.

  9. Trial & heirs

    Law School grads Danielle and Andy Mayoras (both JD ’95) take a cue from celebrities’ “famous fortune fights” to protect clients’ financial legacies.