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September 2016
2016 SPOTLIGHT! team project award winners 
2016 Tauber Team Boeing 777X
Tauber Team BorgWarner Transmission
Judges award 1st, 2nd, & 2nd!

First place at 2016 SPOTLIGHT! went to The Boeing Company 777X team of Alberto Arguello (MBA and MSE-IOE), Susan Biggart (EGL BSE/MSE-IOE), and Travis Parsons (MSE-EE).  Each student received a scholarship award of $5000 at the conclusion of the SPOTLIGHT! event, held Sept 16 at the Ann Arbor Sheraton.
Two teams tied for second place:  the BorgWarner Transmission team of Kyle Gilbert (EGL BSE-EE/MSE-IOE) and Ryan Kennedy (EGL BSE/MSE-IOE) and the Fresenius Medical Care team of Katie Redman (MBA) and Matt Riley (EGL BSE-ChE/MSE-IOE).  Each student received a scholarship award of $4000.

Read more about SPOTLIGHT! results >
Photo winners smile in Suzhou

Microsoft's Manufacturing and Supply Chain Team captured the 2016 Tauber team project photo award.  Here Mohammad Jama (EGL BSE-ChE/MSE-IOE), Lauren Bilbo (EGL BSE/MSE-EE), and Bradford Lynch (MBA) visit a supplier plant in the Suzhou area to review the process flow for the parts that make up the cases of Microsoft Surface products.

See 2016 Tauber team photos on Flickr >
Two 2016 alumni scholarship winners

The Tauber Alumni Board awarded $2500 scholarships to Misaki Nozawa (MSE-ME), shaking hands at right with Tauber Industry Director Ray Muscat, and to Nantha Rajendran (MBA), pictured below with Engineering Director Larry Seiford, Business Director Amitabh Sinha, Joel Tauber, Industry Director Ray Muscat, and Tauber Alumni Board President Andrew Burgess (MBA '11).

Tauber longevity award recognizes enduring industry partnerships

Tauber Industry Director Ray Muscat presented three awards at SPOTLIGHT! to team project sponsors in recognition of their continuing partnership with the Tauber Institute.  The Boeing Company was recognized for 20 years of Tauber team project sponsorship, and General Mills and Dow Chemical Company both received awards for 5 years of sponsorship.
"Leadership experience in operations, planning, supply chain, and as a program management executive in the automotive industry prepared me well to teach at Ross and to advise action-based learning teams."
- Lisa Pawlik, Lecturer of Business Communication 

20 years of corporate experience makes Lecturer of Business Communication Lisa Pawlik an optimal advisor for Tauber teams developing their SPOTLIGHT! presentations. 
Beneath the surface

Working in an industry dominated by abrasives, this Tauber team uncovered key market opportunities for the water-based technology of their project sponsor American Industrial Partners.

 Learn more about the 2015 AIP Flow project >
Meet us next week at CSCMP 2016

Visit Tauber at booth 818 September 25-28 at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals annual conference in Orlando.

More info and registration >
Tauber Industry Director keynote at Assembly

Join us at The Assembly Show, October 25-27 in Rosemont, IL, where Tauber Industry Director Ray Muscat will give the keynote address: "Overcoming the Challenges of Implementing a People-Focused Production System."

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Tauber Victors support our future

The Tauber Alumni Scholarship Fund helps support our students as they shape the future of Global Operations. Give now to fund the exceptional students you'll meet at 2017 SPOTLIGHT!

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