Patricia Berens

Boston Business Journal/BizJournals new Portal!

Click into the Boston Business Journal icon from the Library’s home page. You’ll experience an updated platform, with direct links into the digital edition of the current magazine, a direct link to the Book of Lists, the ability to quickly choose another city, direct links to other Book of Lists, and new search boxes.  These…

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Petia Whitmore

A big day for Round 1 applicants!

Today is a very important day for all Round 1 applicants – we will be releasing admissions decisions at midnight! The Round 1 pool of candidates was large and exceptionally strong this year and the admissions committee spent a tremendous number of hours discussing the candidates and their fit for Babson. So here is what…

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Cheryl Kiser

2014 Year in Review

By Cheryl Kiser, Executive Director of The Lewis Institute and Babson Social Innovation Lab The end of another year is in sight; a time to pause and reflect upon the work we’ve done here at The Lewis Institute and Babson Social Innovation Lab. The shifts we’ve seen in the broader business community around creating social…

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Yerim Kim

SBIR Tips

As part of last month’s Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Butler Venture Accelerator had program participant Soumya Roy M’15 share SBIR tips he learned from a training he attended with Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/ Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR). SBIR is a grant program designed to stimulate technological innovation in the private sector and…

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The Power of Downtime

By Irene Laochaisri, Babson Undergraduate Student and Scholar at The Lewis Institute. Downtime can be a rich fountain for the much needed productive non-productivity. Those few hours a day each week set aside for everything but school, meetings, or work of any kind are opportunities for growth and reflection. Here are a few ways downtime…

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Traveling to Washington with the Graduate Affinity Conference

NAWMBA Conference – Washington D.C Hi Everyone! Today I am writing to you to let you know about the experience my friend and I had this past weekend at the NAWMBA Conference in Washington D.C. NAWMBA – National Association of Women MBAs – is an association dedicated to empower women MBA students and professionals and…

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Petia Whitmore

What’s new at Babson San Francisco?

Last week, I was fortunate to spend a couple of days at Babson’s San Francisco campus! There was a lot going on at 135 Main Street this week. The San Francisco alumni holiday party took place on Wednesday. We hosted 60 alumni and some current students from our undergraduate and MBA programs. On Friday and Saturday,…

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Brian Hickey

Top Babson Social Media Moments of 2014

As the year draws to a close, another exciting semester of school has occurred at Babson. Serving as a Social Media Ambassador at Babson, here are some of the top Babson moments I’ve seen over the past semester through social media: Babson Welcomes the Class of 2018: #Babson2018, around 500 students, come to #Babson from 35 states…

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Kyaw Thant

A Leap of Faith

Doubt, insecurity, anxiety… Perhaps these are what some of you might be feeling right now. If so, I want to tell you that you are not alone. I suppose it is only natural to feel anxious before making the decision of where you are going to spend the next four years of your life. I…

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Rachel Greenberger

Structural Holes

My breakthrough read of 2014 was written in 2004, but “Structural Holes and Good Ideas” has done more to validate my wacky way of operating in the world than anything else. Author Ron Burt explores the neighborhood of social capital occupied by “between-group brokers… the people who stand near the holes in a social structure.”…

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