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October 17, 2018

Stephen M. Ross School of Business

September 4, 2018

Meet some of U-M’s new faculty faces

The following profiles represent some of the newest additions to the University of Michigan faculty. The University Record will continue to highlight new faculty members from across campus throughout the semester.

August 21, 2018

Ross School announces plans to offer part-time MBA online

The Stephen M. Ross School of Business announced Tuesday that it will offer a Master of Business Administration degree for working professionals to be delivered mostly online.

The Part-time MBA: Online is a new addition to the Ross MBA program options, which include full-time, evening, weekend, executive and global formats.

February 12, 2018

Research suggests air pollution linked to unethical behavior, crime

The health consequences of air pollution are well-documented, but a growing body of research indicates it also leads to other societal ills, such as higher crime rates.

University of Michigan researcher Julia Lee and her colleagues explored the underlying causes that link pollution with higher crime rates.

January 15, 2018

Study shows children form attitudes about money at young age

The United States is the richest country in the world, yet economists estimate that at least half of Americans won't retire with enough money saved to maintain their current lifestyle.

So, in order to develop interventions to reverse this trend, researchers must understand how people form spending habits, and when.

September 28, 2017

Relax or learn? How best to cope with stress at work

Work stress can lead to a host of problems for employees and organizations. While our intuition and some studies suggest the value of relaxation techniques such as meditation or exercise, there's another alternative that could work even better.

April 13, 2017

Two from U-M to join American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Two University of Michigan faculty members — one who specializes in judgment and decision behavior, and another interested in the development of ulcers and gastric cancer — have been selected to join the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

January 20, 2017

Research indicates soft skills training boosts productivity

Workers with well-honed soft skills — time and stress management, problem-solving, communication and good teamwork, for example — tend to work at better firms and fetch higher wages.

Employer surveys suggest that this set of skills is just as highly demanded as technical know-how.

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