Shannon Sweeny

DetraPel: The Revolutionary Liquid Repellent

Babson undergraduate student, David Zamarin ’20, is the founder of DetraPel, a water based, 100% non-toxic, super hydrophobic liquid repellent spray.  DetraPel provides a clear, protective and durable coating to any solid material so liquid just slides off without any staining. It is portable, biodegradable, non-flammable and non-corrosive.  If applied correctly, it will last anywhere…

Posted In News & Announcements Blog

Ziyan Liu

Week 4: Summer Venture Program 2017

Lots of events and activities happened during week 4 of Summer Venture Program! During team updates, SVP Director David Chang put up each start-up’s company brief that were filled out during the first week of the program. So many things have changed since the program started! Some have accomplished their top millstones, some have solved…

Posted In Living Entrepreneurship Blog

Be available. It’s how you learn!

The nature of the creative advertising agency at which I work is that each strategist has a few accounts on which they work. To provide context for my readers, the team with which I work has two primary functions. First, we work on the strategic component of pitches to new clients. This includes everything from…

Posted In Undergraduate Blog

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Professor Elizabeth Swanson Keynotes Conference at Maynooth University in Ireland

Babson professor of Arts & Humanities Elizabeth Swanson is the keynote speaker at the International Cultural Responses to Wartime Rape: Ethical Questions and Critical Challenges conference at Maynooth University in Ireland on June 19-20, 2017. About the Conference The role played by cultural producers in remembering and combating wartime rape has been at the forefront…

Posted In Faculty & Leadership Blog

Rachel Greenberger

Summer Fancy Food Show 2017

As we have for the past three years, next week Food Sol will bring a cohort of Babson MBAs to the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York, the largest specialty food industry trade show in North America. Through our relationships at Specialty Food Association (organizers and hosts of the Show), we are able to…

Posted In Creating Social Value Blog

Steps to Your Dream Internship

Sarah, the forensic accountant by day and crime fighter by night. At least that’s what I’d like to think. This summer I have the honor of working with the US Securities and Exchange Commission as an accounting intern for the Enforcement division. Now that I’ve been a month in I’ve worked on a few different…

Posted In Undergraduate Blog

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Professor Richard Bliss Receives Walter H. Carpenter Prize

Long-time Babson professor of finance, Richard Bliss, has received the Walter H. Carpenter Prize for Exceptional Contributions to Babson College. The Carpenter Prize is the most prestigious honor awarded to a Babson employee. Established in 1981, the Carpenter Prize is awarded annually to the individual who best personifies the personal and professional attributes of Walter Carpenter. Recipients…

Posted In Faculty & Leadership Blog

Understanding What I Want

I was chatting with an old friend one day, and she told me that the internship she is at made her realize how little prepared she is for the real world. When I asked her what she meant, she explained to me that she never really considered a lot of the affected factors of accepting…

Posted In Undergraduate Blog

Miranda Ditmore

Surviving an Entrepreneurship Boot Camp

I have a pretty unconventional summer internship. So for my second blog post, I figured I would explain more about the company I’m working for, and what I will be doing throughout the summer. I’m currently a programs intern for Venture for America (VFA), a non-profit that aims to promote entrepreneurship in emerging cities by…

Posted In Undergraduate Blog

Brittany Myrick

Never Too Late to Pursue a Passion

With over two weeks under my belt, I can now say I have officially worked in the event production industry. Up until this point I had only ever really dabbled in the idea, planning family events and helping non-profits put on fundraisers. As an incoming senior, I am somewhat late to the game to be…

Posted In Undergraduate Blog