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Babson Entrepreneurship Professor Joel Shulman Ranked #1 Large Cap Blend Equity Manager By Pensions & Investments

Babson Entrepreneurship Professor Joel Shulman, who pioneered investing in publicly-traded entrepreneurial companies through his company EntrepreneurShares, LLC, has been ranked the #1 US Large Cap Blend Equity Manager for separate accounts by Pensions & Investments for the five year period ending March 31, 2015. His US Mid Cap strategy ranked #5 for gross returns in…

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Retiring Professors Honored for Service to Babson College

Five retiring Babson faculty members were recently honored for their outstanding service to the College. Said Babson’s Dean of Faculty Carolyn Hotchkiss, “As active scholars, our retiring faculty made significant contributions to the world’s knowledge of business and entrepreneurship, and we will miss their dedication to our students’ success.” Watch Dean Hotchkiss’ presentation at the…

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Documentary Film Follows Babson Alum Norman de Silva ’09 as He Coaches a Chinese Basketball Team

  Jiàoliàn [Coach] is a feature length documentary about 27 year-old Norman de Silva ’09 who from almost overnight was appointed head coach of the Chinese Basketball Association’s (CBA) Foshan Long Lions. Every year the U.S. outsources more and more low-end manufacturing jobs to China, but now China is turning the tables and outsourcing jobs from the U.S. The…

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Lewis Institute Honors 2015 Changemaker Award Recipients

Six Babson community members recognized as social innovators. Since 2011, the Lewis Institute’s Changemaker Awards have recognized Babson students, alumni and staff who exemplify remarkable effort to create a positive change within the community and in the world. The recipients of this year’s Changemaker Awards are faculty member Vikki Rodgers; staff member Denning Aaris; graduate…

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Kent Jones on Ending the US Trade Embargo Against Cuba

Prof. Kent Jones has been following the debate over ending the decades-old US trade embargo against Cuba, recently loosened by President Obama.  In “The Coming Boom in US-Cuba Trade” he notes that, before Castro, the US was Cuba’s largest trading partner and its major source of foreign investment.  Economic models of trade intensity predict that…

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James Hunt’s Landscape Photography is Featured in Griffin Museum of Photography Exhibition – Thru March, 2015

Associate Professor of Management James Hunt is a featured photographer in The Photography Atelier 21 exhibit of artwork at the Griffin Museum of Photography in Winchester, MA from March 5-29, 2015. Professor Hunt’s gallery of images entitled, Spirituality and a Sense of Place: The Quabbin Wilderness, centers on nature, the environment and the spirit of…

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Educator Dr. Steve Perry Keynotes Babson’s Black History Celebration February 23

Revolutionary educator Dr. Steve Perry and Musical Historian Lawrence “Larry” Watson  will join the Babson Community on February 23rd to celebrate the incredible contributions and historic impact African Americans have had on our nation. A conversation with Perry and a performance by Watson will be followed with buffet lunch of African American and Caribbean Cuisine to top…

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Mary O’Donoghue’s Short Story is Nominated for Prestigious Literary Prize

  Associate Professor of English Mary O’Donoghue’s short story “Jules Verne Seeks Dreamers for Long-Distance Travel in Time” has just been nominated for a 2016 Pushcart Prize. The story appeared in the spring 2014 issue of the quarterly literary journal The Georgia Review, and is described in the Editorial as “literally out-of-this-world (some of the…

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Babson Entrepreneur Adam Hollander ‘05 Secures Seed Financing for FantasySalesTeam

ATX Seed Ventures and Central Texas Angel Network lead seed round that will be used to accelerate marketing, sales and customer support. FantasySalesTeam, which helps companies of all sizes run more engaging and higher performing sales contests, has closed on $640,000 in seed financing, funded by ATX Seed Ventures, the Central Texas Angel Network, Marvel…

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