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Belonging & Heimat in India: Winding Down #BRIC2014

  Post By Nick Kleidon New Delhi, India As our journey in India comes to a close, I’m reminded of the very first course I attended at Babson with Professor Mary Pinard. It was the honors foundations course for arts and humanities, and on the first day we were introduced to the German concept of…

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Managing Perspectives    

By Mike Brady and Mary Testa This past week presented us with a broad range of experiences. Over the past seven days each of us has had to adapt to varying circumstances. From seven hour bus rides to five star meals to living with lizards and mice to sunrise yoga this week had a little…

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BRIC: Namaste India!

By Venkatarun Rao and Jennifer Huynh The BRIC program arrived in India on October 24th for the final leg of our semester. Whether it was the change in weather from a snowy Moscow to hot and humid Delhi or the change in the palate, members of the group came down with illnesses. For students coming…

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Embracing Ambiguity: Rolling Through Moscow

Post by Hanson Grant & Melody Lee As we prepared to leave our hotel in Moscow to get on the bus at 10:00 AM, we were blind-sighted by the abrupt news that there would be no bus from the hotel to our next destination. We assumed that there would be a bus to pick us…

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до свидания, Санкт. Петербург !*

Post by: Vinita Atkins and Paola Toledo It was the last week in St. Petersburg, and it was busy and entertaining. We spent it on business trips with Professor Coyle for our Business Environment in Russia course. We had the opportunity to visit companies in different industries and talk with professionals that were at different…

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Memorials and Museums

From Russia with Love! Greetings from Peter(no one calls in St. Petersburg)! We are now counting down from 10 days until India, and the end of almost 2/3rds of the semester. Throughout our time here, we all have had some pretty funny stories. We are also learning a lot about Russia through the movie and…

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BRIC travels to St. Petersburg

Published by Amy Hsiao & Max Miller   Through our endeavors in China, we can honestly say that we have wrapped up our time in Shanghai with a great finish. Through our final feasibility studies, we have grasped a better sense of the market in China. Many of us have been out and about in…

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Zdravstvujtye Russia!

Post By: Natalia Pinzon and Hanishka Gehani   The transition from Shanghai to St.Petersburg has been quite drastic. We came from a fast-paced environment, where we had a lot of speakers and activities and a much more dyna mic and interactive class than what we are traditionally used to. And arriving to a city that…

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Updates from Shanghai

Post by Nicole Carli & Jasmaer Sandhu  Our first full week in Shanghai was packed with exploration, bonding, classes, and company visits. As we delved into the culture of Shanghai, we quickly noticed the contrast with what we had seen in Beijing. Moving from the political capital to the financial capital we’ve seen a larger…

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