Beyond the MBA Classroom: Hang Out at “The Arb” at Michigan Ross

When you select an MBA program, you are not just choosing your learning environment, but are also making a commitment to a community. Each Thursday, we offer a window into life “beyond the MBA classroom” at a top business school.

Created in 1907, the Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum, known collectively as “The Arb,” is not far from the University of Michigan’s Central Campus, near Ross. The Arb offers space for an abundance of outdoor activities and provides a great place for students to jog, throw the Frisbee, study or even sled during the winter. During the summer months, The Arb hosts events such as flower-related festivals, fundraisers, garden and art workshops, seasonal exhibits and more. The space can even be rented for birthday parties and weddings.

For in-depth descriptions of social and community activities at Ross and 15 other top MBA programs, check out the mbaMission Insider’s Guides.

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