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

  1. The captain class

    As leadership crises rock our world, Wall Street Journal columnist and veteran sports reporter Sam Walker, BA ’92, takes a counterintuitive route to answer: ‘What creates sustained success?’

  2. How President Schlissel plans to tackle societal problems

    Targets include poverty, academic innovation, sustainability, and diversity.

  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. Telling fortunes

    Disruptive business models, big data, and a potential spiral of doom. Ross School experts weigh in on the new year’s economy.

  5. Not just monkey business: cooperation vs. competition

    Leaders take note: A new study of gelada monkeys indicates that being the top dog—or in this case, top monkey—is even better if the alpha male occasionally concedes to subordinates.