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Alumnus rapidly pivots from supplying salons to aiding first responders 
Larry Gaynor (B.A. Accounting ’77) has adjusted his business operations to meet urgent needs amid the pandemic.
Palmer Center takes the lead to help companies overcome hiring challenges 
Broad's career management center hosts company discussions to solve problems during the novel coronavirus crisis.
Hiring your friends could mean better performance 
An MSU study finds that finance faculty selected based on connections perform higher, publishing 30% more research.
Weathering the storm together: MSU student fosters four-legged friend 
Erica Rochana (MBA ’21) and her new foster dog, Chester, provide relief for each other amid the coronavirus outbreak.
How medical videos on YouTube are failing to meet people’s needs 
Research from MSU offers guidelines to improve engagement and relevancy of YouTube videos on chronic health conditions.
MSU alumna testifies to Congress, advocating for better health policies 
Ge Bai (Ph.D. Accounting & Information Systems ’12) shared her expertise at a congressional hearing on Feb. 5.
Broad College alumna honored with Secretary of State Award  
Cecilia Zhuang (B.A. Supply Chain Management ’11) was honored with the 2019 Award for Outstanding Volunteerism Abroad.
A company’s good deeds can make consumers think its products are safer 
Valerie Good, marketing faculty, recently wrote for The Conversation about her work on corporate social responsibility.
The census goes digital – 3 things to know 
Anjana Susarla, associate professor, wrote for The Conversation on risks that come with online census data collection.
MSU research informs rural health care network design 
Supply chain management research provides a framework for the design of rural care facilities with patients in mind.
How can hospitals save tens of millions of dollars annually in their operating rooms? 
New research from MSU reveals that inefficiencies in operating room processes result in colossal costs.
Hospitality business students receive award at diversity research showcase 
Kelly O'Brien, Jiayu Liu and Kailey Konkle received the Best Preliminary Research Award at the showcase event.
Hate cancel culture? Blame algorithms 
Anjana Susarla, associate professor, recently wrote an article for The Conversation on her work with this phenomenon.
Broad management students put course material to work locally 
Undergraduate students practice the art of negotiation while working with nonprofit and student-run organizations.
Helping students — and their families — succeed at Broad 
Broad College’s S3 organization engages with families that are supporting MBA students.
MSU research leads to contract for North America’s first commercial hydrogen-powered train 
Work done by the Center for Railway Research and Education brings the first zero-emission passenger train to the U.S.
MSU forestry and business researchers partner to turn cherry waste into sweet revenue 
Researchers at MSU were awarded a grant to uncover the value in reuse of cherry by-products.
Axia Institute research on global water safety receives international recognition 
The International Water Association has recognized work from MSU improving knowledge on water-related diseases.
Rowing for a reason 
Broad Spartans help raise $14,000 for the Women’s Center of Greater Lansing in the annual Capital City Dragon Boat Race.
MSU Conservation and business researchers partner to disrupt wildlife trafficking 
Supply chain management and wildlife trafficking faculty at MSU combine expertise to reduce global crime.
Here's the kind of data hackers can access about you from hospitals 
New research from the Broad College is the first to uncover the specific data leaked through hospital breaches.
Student View: Thriving at MSU 
Zach Richardson, a Broad marketing student, taste-tested and reviewed MSU's new allergen-free dining hall, Thrive.
Pi + Pie = Helping kids via Broad student fund-raiser 
Student pie sales from March 12-14 at Broad College honors Pi Day, benefits Small Talk Children's Advocacy Center
A truly global Broad Spartan sees her world shrink through her travels 
Aishat Akinwale left her native Africa to study accounting at the Broad College, then headed to Europe for her career
Broad alums build Radical Coffee Project to create opportunity via fair access to markets  
The non-profit program provides better access to markets and higher prices for for Guatemalan coffee growers