A team of three students from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy has won the 2017 Social Impact Challenge. The team's innovative and research-driven proposal addressed entrepreneurial development through downtown training and significant neighborhood outreach for the city of Flint.
Growing demand for cross-sector and multidisciplinary paths toward social-impact careers inspired the launch of a new Center for Social Impact at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business in 2014-15.
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Detroit leaders and redevelopment experts will convene Wednesday at the 2015 U-M Social Impact Challenge Finals to evaluate student proposals on a social impact strategy for creative redevelopment of Detroit's abandoned industrial buildings.