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Designing the Career of Her Dreams

Designing the Career of Her Dreams

By Joel Sensenig Zell Lurie Institute Helps MBA Student Develop High-End Label From the time she was two years old wearing a plastic smock in front of a paint-splattered canvas, Claire Pardington, MBA ’22, had an eye for art and fashion.  Today, the graduate student...

2021 Michigan Business Challenge Spotlight – CLOVO

2021 Michigan Business Challenge Spotlight – CLOVO

MBC Seigle Impact Track Spotlight The 2021 Finals for the Michigan Business Challenge (MBC), are quickly approaching! The week leading up to the campus-wide business plan competition, the Zell Lurie Institute will highlight the innovative teams advancing from the MBC...

“Student-run fund invests in local startups”

“Student-run fund invests in local startups”

The Zell Lurie Commercialization Fund was recently featured in Michigan Daily as a source of funding for the Ann Arbor start-up community. Below is an excerpt from the piece. “Though startups in Ann Arbor and within the University community are notably diverse, they...

“Out of Failure Springs Innovation”

“Out of Failure Springs Innovation”

Stewart Thornhill, executive director of the Zell Lurie Institute of Entrepreneurial Studies, reported for the Financial Times on the most important business school takeaway for entrepreneurs--failure. In the article, Thornhill explains that an entrepreneur should be...