Stephen M. Ross School of Business

  1. May 20, 2017

    Can humanized products like Alexa meet our social needs?

    U-M researchers have looked at whether anthropomorphic products like Amazon’s Alexa are capable of fulfilling the social needs typically fulfilled by human interaction and, if so, at what potential cost?

  2. May 11, 2017

    Energy drinks can feel intoxicating, even when they’re not

    New research suggests that simply telling a young man that an energy drink has been added to his alcoholic beverage can make him feel more intoxicated, daring and sexually self-confident.

  3. April 24, 2017

    William Davidson Institute honors 25 years at U-M, looks to future

    Twenty-five years ago this week, Guardian Industries owner William Davidson donated $30 million to create an institute at U-M that would assist the development of “emerging economies.”

  4. April 13, 2017

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

    Two U-M faculty members — Frank Yates of LSA and the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, and Juanita Merchant of the Medical School— have been selected to join the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

  5. February 2, 2017

    Retirement investment fund conflicts cost Americans, researchers say

    A new federal rule that subjects brokers and investment advisers to a higher fiduciary standard fails to address conflicts of interest and a lack of transparency, U-M researchers say.

  6. 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.

  7. January 12, 2017

    Ann Arbor, Flint campuses collaborate on Social Impact Challenge

    The sixth annual Social Impact Challenge will take place in Flint and is will focus on how to revive neighborhood centers and city corridors for economic development.

  8. May 19, 2016

    D. Scott DeRue named dean of the Ross School of Business

    D. Scott DeRue will be the new Edward J. Frey Dean of the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, effective July 1. The Board of Regents have approved his five-year appointment.

  9. April 25, 2016

    Climate change: What makes us care?

    It’s been argued that how much we know about climate change is unrelated to how much we care about addressing it. But focusing primarily on cultural drivers, takes us on a path that misses critical characteristics of knowledge, according to a U-M study.

  10. February 1, 2016

    Research finds common ownership of big banks kills competition

    New research from U-M has found that most of the top shareholders of the largest U.S. banks are identical, and that can lead to reduced bank competition and worse deals for consumers.