At the Intersection of Business and Sustainability

As the Holcim Inc. Professor of Sustainable Enterprise, Andrew Hoffman holds joint appointments at the Ross School of Business and the School for Environment and Sustainability (SEAS). Through this endowed professorship, he’s been afforded the opportunity to work at the intersection of two disciplines that have historically been divergent. In conversation with Leaders & Best, professor Hoffman shared his thoughts on cross-disciplinary research, climate activism on campus, and how philanthropic support has transformed his work.

Published 4.13.2020

Turning the Tide: 50 years of CEW+ Scholarships

Since 1970, the University of Michigan’s Center for the Education of Women+(CEW+) has provided more than 1,800 scholarships to Michigan students. To celebrate fifty years of CEW+ scholarship support, Leaders & Best takes a look back at the center’s history and the bold women who helped found it.
Published 3.9.2020

Notes on a Michigan Fundraiser

U-M’s new fundraising captain speaks to the future of fundraising, putting people first, and the power of positive business. Nearly 12 months into his new role, Tom Baird sat down with Leaders & Best to reflect on his first year. Our conversation ranges from the future of U-M fundraising to the art of work-life balance and the power of positivity.
Published 2.10.2020