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Ross School of Business - University of Michigan

Crew Moves 250-Year-Old Bur Oak Tree From U-M Campus

A transporter on Saturday conveyed the 65-foot-tall bur oak about 500 feet down a pedestrian mall to a spot near its new home.

CBS Detroit–10/25/2014

Breslin Center sign on campus of MSU. Wikimedia Commons

Michigan State Gets $25M From Eli Broad

The donation increases their total giving to MSU to nearly $100 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2014

Purchasing Managers December Index Shows Growth In Production, Jobs

The Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index dipped one-tenth of a point in December to 51.8 from 51.9 in November. PMI index values above 50 generally suggest an expanding economy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/03/2013


Walsh College Seeks Employers for Fall Career Fair

Walsh College is holding its annual Fall Career Fair at their Troy Campus on Wednesday, Sept. 19 from 1 to 4 p.m. Employers looking for interns or employees are encouraged to take advantage of this free recruiting opportunity.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2012

Mount Kilimanjaro (istockphoto)

U-M Course Teaches Leadership With Mt. Kilimanjaro Climb

A new course at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business Executive Education offers the chance to learn about leadership by climbing Africa’s highest mountain—19,000-foot Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2012

Economy Up

Purchasing Managers Report: Metro Detroit Economy Growing Steadily

The Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index came in at 62.6 in April, dipping slightly from 66.1 in March. But officials say the index still shows strong economic growth.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2012


Economics Dept.: SE Michigan Growth Slows A Bit

The Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index dropped to 61.0 in June, suggesting that Metro Detroit’s economy continued to grow over the past month but at a slower rate than May. The May PMI was 67.2. […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/04/2011


SE Michigan Economic Index Shows Risk Of ‘Stagflation’

The Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index declined to 67.7 in May from 67.9 in April, according to economists at Wayne State University’s business school. Meanwhile, commodity prices are surging.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/27/2011