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Broad undergraduate students close out 2021 by giving back 
From volunteering to organizing food and clothing drives, Broad Spartans continue to make their mark on the community.
Broad professor honored as 2021 Michigan Rehabilitation Services’ Champion of the Year 
Sriram Narayanan was recognized for his significant efforts in promoting the employment of people with disabilities.
Research from MSU, Johns Hopkins shows hospital cash prices offer excellent value for patients 
In comparison, when hospitals negotiate prices with insurance companies, they may not be aligned with affordability.
From hospitality business to politics, alumnus makes an impact in Detroit 
Adrian Tonon (B.A. Hospitality Business ’04) demonstrates the versatility of an MSU degree to serve his community.
Running a restaurant during the pandemic? Think carefully about dining room layout 
Research from associate professor Lu Zhang shows how a restaurant’s physical space can impact consumer experience.
Broad alumni keeping the ‘Spartans Will’ spirit alive 
Four remarkable Broad College alumni are recognized by MSU for their career success and impactful community efforts.
Government operates COVID-19 response from Broad College’s Henry Center 
For more than 14 months, MSU hosted the Michigan Army National Guard during its nationwide pandemic response efforts.
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.