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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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Babson Global — Shaping Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurial Leaders

Shahid Ansari, chief executive officer, Babson Global and Provost, Babson College, explains how extending Entrepreneurial Thought And Action ® to new populations puts the power of entrepreneurship ─ as the greatest force for social and economic value creation ─ into the hands of tomorrow’s entrepreneurial leaders. Shahid Ansari Chief Executive Officer, Babson Global sansari@babson.edu

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Why Food Entrepreneurship Matters

Food Sol Director Rachel Greenberger (http://www.foodsol.org/; @Food_Sol; @businessforfood) posts a Food Day blog on the importance of entrepreneurial leadership in bringing tangible change to the global food systems marketplace. Food Day is a nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable,  and sustainable food. Rachel’s Food Day blog:  http://www.foodday.org/why_food_entrepreneurship_matters

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Babson Entrepreneurs Make Finalist Stage Of MassChallenge 2012

Ten Babson entrepreneurs from nine new startups are among the 125 finalists for the 2012 MassChallenge competition. All 125 finalists will receive 3+ months of intensive mentorship and other free resources including office space and introductions to customers and funding sources. In October, a final round of judging will identify the 10-20 startups which will…

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