Author: Michael Chmura

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SaveOhno.org Raises Awareness Of Climate Change Through Gamification

SaveOhno Inc. has established a Kickstarter campaign to promote and fundraise for its climate change web platform, SaveOhno.org, which will launch in early 2015. SaveOhno.org attempts to educate and drive legislative progress on the issue of climate change through gamification and social media. “‘Ohno’ is a character that represents the site visitor’s great granddaughter, and…

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WIN Lab Among Winners of BostInno’s 50 On Fire Awards

The Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab of the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership at Babson is among the winners of the BostInno 3rd annual 50 on Fire awards. 50 on Fire honors those driving innovation within the region by recognizing the year’s 50 most luminary, disruptive and newsworthy people and organizations across industries. The Women…

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Newbury College Speaker Series Features Babson’s Michael Martin

On Wednesday, November 19, Newbury College will welcome writer Michael Gerhard Martin for a lecture as the second installment of its 2014-2015 Speaker Series. The event will open with readings from current students via a Creative Writing class taught by Assistant Professor Dr. Aaron Tillman. The lecture, which will take place from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the…

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Babson Professor Richard Cleary Delivers Denison University’s Gordon Lecture

Richard J. Cleary, professor of statistics and mathematics at Babson, delivered the Denison University Department of Mathematics and Computer Science Gordon Lecture Series on November 6th. Cleary spoke about “Non-Standard Applications of Mathematics and Statistics to Sports.” In addition to the Gordon Lecture, Cleary delivered an additional address at Denison concerning “Benford’s Law and Fraud Detection…

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Babson Lecturer Shay Blanchette Proulx Among 2014 MSCPA Women To Watch Award Winners

Babson Lecturer Shay Blanchette Proulx ’90 MBA ’13 is among the six recipients of the 2014 Women to Watch Award of the Massachusetts Society of CPAs in partnership with the American Institute of CPAs and the AICPA’s Women’s Initiatives Executive Committee. The Women to Watch Awards were created by the AICPA to recognize outstanding women…

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Ten Babson Undergraduate Students Awarded Ely Trust Scholarships

Ten Babson undergraduate students have been selected to receive $2,500 scholarships – totaling $25,000 – from the Charles C. Ely Trust for the 2014-2015 academic year. The Babson’s Student Financial Services office nominated the students on the basis of academic merit, character, leadership abilities, and financial need. 10 nominees: • Jeffrey Andrews ’16, Northbridge, Mass. • Collin Duffany…

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Robert Leerink Joins Babson Cutler Center Advisory Board

Robert Leerink ’90, senior managing director and co-founder of investment banking firm Leerink Partners, has joined the Stephen D. Cutler Center for Investments and Finance (Cutler Center) Board of Advisors. Leerink has been with Leerink Partners since its inception in 1995. He is a Senior Managing Director of Leerink’s Institutional Sales team. Prior to joining Institutional…

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Babson Consulting Teams Win Shelby Cullom Davis Foundation Prize For Entrepreneurship

Two Babson Management Consulting Field Experience (MCFE) teams that worked with non-profits during the 2013-2104 academic year received the Shelby Cullom Davis Foundation Prize for Entrepreneurship during the ceremonies held during the 2014 Fall Family and Friends Weekend on the Wellesley campus. One undergraduate student team worked for ImagineNations, a global, non-profit, social enterprise whose…

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Professor Candida Brush Receives Karl Vesper Entrepreneurship Pioneer Award

Babson Entrepreneurship Division Chair and Professor Candida Brush has received the Karl Vesper Entrepreneurship Pioneer Award. The Vesper award is given each year in conjunction with the Experiential Classroom to an individual who epitomizes the concept of an ‘academic entrepreneur’ — a person who with passion and perseverance has enabled entrepreneurship to expand both in…

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ZOOS Greek Iced Teas Among 26 MassChallenge 2014 Finalists

ZOOS Greek Iced Teas is among the 26 MassChallenge 2014 Finalists. ZOOS, founded by Niari Keverian M’12 and Kristina Tsipouras, is a first-to-market, all natural, real brewed, caffeine free, ready-to-drink Greek Iced Tea that is Yia-Yia approved! See live pitches from the top 26 startups and a showcase of all 128 MassChallenge finalists, and over…

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