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Actor Seth Gilliam Visits Babson

  BabsonARTS welcomes Seth Gilliam, known for his television roles in The Walking Dead and The Wire, as well as for films such as Starship Troopers and Courage Under Fire. The Babson community will have an opportunity to meet Gilliam, and see him perform both in person and on film. Starship Troopers / Film screening and Q&A: February 5, 7…

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Babson Honors Creators Of Innovative Athletics Alumni-Giving Competition

Babson College has presented the initial Entrepreneurial Thought & Action Award to Erin Martinovich, director, The Fund for Babson, and Jaime Mulligan, associate director, Special Gifts and director, Athletics Department’s relaunched B-Club, in conjunction with the Fund For Babson/Development and Athletics, for the creation of March Madness Athletics Giving Competition. The 2014 fundraising competition engaged…

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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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