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April 2018 Alumni Updates
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Recharge Your MBA

The latest Broad EMBA Faculty Speaker Series event will be held Thursday, May 10. Frederick Morgeson will speak on “Innovations in Talent Management,” and Stephen Schiestel will address “Why Do Our Brains Affect How We Invest?” This look at the latest research with insights on business relevance will be like those months in the classroom, but without the homework or quizzes. The evening also features plenty of networking time for reconnecting with classmates.
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Alumni News
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Newest Alumni to Be Honored at Graduation for Philanthropy

May graduates who donate at least $50 to any MSU fund during their senior year may wear the green-and-white philanthropy cord at commencement. Family members may donate in a student’s name if they wish.
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Visit Studio 67 with Les Gourmets

The annual Les Gourmets dinner will be held Saturday, April 21, at Spartan Stadium’s Huntington Club. Tickets are available now.
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Join EMBAaa Lansing Board of Directors

The Executive MBA Alumni Association (EMBAaa) Board of Directors is seeking nominations of alumni to join its ranks.
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Dickow Wins M&A All Star Award

Andrew Dickow (BA Finance ’06) won an ACG Detroit 2017 M&A All Star Award in the Rising Star category, which honors individuals under 35 for their contributions.
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Erik Liedhold
Liedholm Crafts Winning Whiskey

Erik Liedholm (BA Hospitality Business ’93), owner of Wildwood Spirits, earned a gold medal at the Berlin International Spirits Competition for his whiskey.
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Broad Business Model Competition Finals

3:00PM - 7:00PM
East Lansing, MI
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Hospitality Business:
Les Gourmets

6:00PM - 9:00PM
East Lansing, MI
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Recharge Your MBA –
Faculty Speaker Series

4:30PM - 8:00PM
East Lansing, MI
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Alumni University

East Lansing, MI
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Annual Gathering of Leaders Award Ceremony and Celebratory Reception

6:00PM - 8:30PM
Chicago, IL
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The Best of Broad
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Student Startups on Display at Broad Business Model Competition

All parts of the MSU community are invited to the Broad Business Model Competition finals Friday, April 20, to hear pitches from 20 of MSU’s most promising student startups.
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SCM (supply chain management) = crown
SCM #1, MBA Steady in U.S. News Ranking

Broad has the #1 graduate program in supply chain/logistics, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.
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Sales Students Win Two National Titles

MSU sales leadership students won the team and individual championships at the National Collegiate Sales Competition.
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FTMBA Pilots Test-Free Initiative

The Full-Time MBA is piloting an initiative allowing some professionals to waive submitting GMAT/GRE test scores with their applications to the program.
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FMI Scholars Win OSU Pitch Competition

A team of Financial Markets Institute scholars won first-place honors at Ohio State’s Buckeye Capital Investors Stock Pitch Competition.
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Getting Social
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The Broad College of Business EMBA graduation ceremony was held on Sunday, March 11, 2018, at the Wharton Center for Performing Arts.
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The Business Pavilion begins to develop character and a face as construction enters the into warmer months. 
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This summer, we're offering the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp in collaboration with American Semester Program ...
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Around MSU 
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MSU Alumni Global Day of Service Held April 21

Join fellow Spartans on Saturday, April 21, to show the world the extraordinary impact Spartans can make in serving others in their communities over a single day. Register today to volunteer together.
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Promising Drug May Stop Cancer-Causing Gene in Its Tracks

MSU scientists are testing a promising drug that may stop a gene from triggering breast and lung cancer, as well as prevent these cancers from growing.
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MSU Named Gold-Status Veteran-Friendly School

The Michigan Veteran Affairs Agency ranked MSU as having “gold status,” its highest honor, in its annual ranking of schools for their support of student veterans.
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Pride Point

The SCM Journal List has once again recognized Broad as #1 in publications in empirically-focused supply chain journals.
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