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Student-run consulting firm awards $5,000 scholarships to four first-year Spartans 
Meet Spectrum Consulting Group’s first batch of scholarship recipients, who were honored last month.
Big tech has a vaccine misinformation problem – here’s what a social media expert recommends 
Professor Anjana Susarla wrote for The Conversation on how social media companies can curb medical misinformation.
This is what people want in a post-pandemic restaurant experience 
As COVID-19 cases decline and vaccinations expand, restaurants should keep safety top of mind.
Solving real-world problems as an MBA student 
Rahul Malewar shares his experience taking second place at the 2021 TCU Graduate Supply Chain Case Competition.
Minskoff Pavilion becomes first academic building at MSU with LEED Gold certification 
Our cutting-edge space meets high sustainability, efficiency measures as designated by the U.S. Green Building Council.
Broad alumnus helps clients embrace DEI 
In this Q&A, Daniel Wolf (B.A. Marketing ’76, MBA ’77), president and CEO of Dewar Sloan, shares how he makes an impact.
Broad professor selected as advisor to MSU provost 
Forrest Carter, associate professor of marketing, will guide university leaders on long-term engagement with Detroit.
For doctors using telemedicine, virtual bedside manner is crucial 
New research from MSU makes the case for empowering patients through hospitable virtual health care.
Student-run consulting firm offers scholarships for incoming Spartans 
Spectrum Consulting Group advocates for higher education and helps the local community with fundraising.
COVID-19 costs could push hospitals to rethink billions of dollars in wasted supplies 
Anand Nair, professor, writes about pandemic-triggered awareness of health care supply waste and where change is needed.
People become less likely to contribute to a virtual public good if they know many others are already doing it 
Anjana Susarla, professor, wrote for The Conversation on how motivations and behaviors change in a virtual setting.
Hospitality business alumni serve up success through mentorship 
Meet five Broad Spartan alumni who have given their time, talent and expertise to promote student success.
From Michigan to Kenya, Broad Spartan gives back through mentorship tour 
Finance senior and founder of the Msaidizi Initiative Pius Mithika is making a positive impact wherever he goes.
Spartans stay connected through events app and student newsletter 
Last month, the Broad Student Senate released two new online resources to help improve students’ accessibility.
Pung Speaker Series: Managing sustainability in packaging during a pandemic 
David Feber (B.S. Civil Engineering ’94) kicked off the first lecture of the 2020-21 Roy S. Pung Series.
MSU research exposes discrimination against Black women with natural hair 
Research from Broad’s management department reveals how today’s professional standards perpetuate racial bias.
Alumnus aids health care providers with free patient management software 
Derek Sanborn (B.A. Finance ’08), CEO of PatientStudio, is providing a solution to meet surging demand during COVID-19.
MSU research will be first to explore ‘leadership as event management’ 
Broad management professor receives U.S. Army Research Institute grant that could alter our understanding of leadership.
MSU alumnus stars in P&G’s ‘The Look’ ad confronting racial bias 
In this Q&A, Michael Jones (B.A. Accounting ’13) talks about his experience in the ad and his advice to fellow Spartans.
Broad Spartans earn research grant to study customer delight and sustainability 
The Society for Hospitality and Foodservice Management Foundation awarded MSU a one-year $10,500 research grant.
From service learning to fundraising, MSU students aid communities in Guatemala 
The Spartan Global Development Fund has spearheaded emergency relief efforts for impoverished regions around the world.
Stepping up the grocery game in West Michigan 
Dennis Eidson (B.A. Business Administration '76) recounts the positive steps SpartanNash has taken amid COVID-19.
Broad alumni recognized as two of Detroit’s rising leaders 
Josh York and T.R. Hollis have been recognized by Crain’s Detroit Business on its 2020 list of 20 in their Twenties.
Worried about germs on door handles? Use the Spartan-designed No-Touch Tool 
Executive MBA student Gabriel Escudero Borges found a way for people avoid touching surfaces when leaving their home.
Best way to shelter in place? With wine from a Spartan-owned small business 
Spartans rally support on social media for Hickory Creek Winery, owned by Broad College alumnus Adam McBride.