Author: Michael Chmura

Michael Chmura

Professor Wendy Marcinkus Murphy Keynotes NSF GEO Technical Women Faculty Conference

Babson Associate Professor of Management Wendy Marcinkus Murphy keynotes the NSF GEO Technical Women Faculty Conference, April 10-11, 2017, in Arlington, VA.  The overall goal of the funded project, Connecting Women Faculty in Geotechnical Engineering—Thriving in a Networked World, is to create an enduring network of geotechnical engineering faculty colleagues and collaborators, both women and…

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Michael Chmura

Professor Steven Gordon Edits “Online Communities as Agents of Change and Social Movements”

IGI Global, an international publishing company specializing in high quality research publications focusing on the areas of education, social science, library science, healthcare, business, environmental science, public administration, computer science, and engineering, has released Online Communities as Agents of Change and Social Movements, edited by Babson Professor Steven Gordon. Online Communities as Agents of Change…

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Marketing EDGE Names Babson’s Dhruv Grewal 2017 Robert B. Clarke Outstanding Educator Award Honoree

Marketing EDGE, a nonprofit education organization, today announced that Dhruv Grewal, Ph.D., Toyota Chair in Commerce and Electronic Business and a Professor of Marketing at Babson College, will receive this year’s Robert B. Clarke Outstanding Educator Award, recognizing an academician’s overall achievement and leadership in marketing education. The honor will be presented among marketing educators…

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Lecturer Peter Cohan Authors Book on Company Growth Strategies

Strategy Lecturer Peter Cohan has authored Disciplined Growth Strategies: Insights from the Growth Trajectories of Successful and Unsuccessful Companies. The book provides leaders of large and small companies a proven comprehensive framework to think systematically about growth options and to yield practical strategies that produce faster growth. Drawing insights from case studies of successful and…

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Babson College President Kerry Healey Leads Academic & Business Visit To Vietnam

A Babson College delegation is embarked on a visit with entrepreneurs, business leaders, academics and diplomats March 17-21, 2017 in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, Vietnam. Highlights   Babson College President Kerry Healey will discuss Entrepreneurship and Education during remarks at the American Center in Hanoi at 2 p.m. on March 20, 2017 —…

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The Next Big Thing In Social Media: Beacon

Three Babson undergraduates –  Will Battel, Ben Ventura, Youcef Ziad – are developing the next big thing in social media: “Beacon, the app that’s changing the way we interact with the people around us. Start by activating your very own beacon to see your nearby friends. Want to check another location? Drag and drop additional…

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Utilizing Entrepreneurship To Propel Organizations Across Generations

Matt R. Allen is an Associate Professor in the Entrepreneurship Division, Faculty Director for the Institute for Family Entrepreneurship, and Academic Director for the Global Successful Transgenerational Entrepreneurship Practices (STEP) Project. We can’t celebrate the great news about the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business’s 24th consecutive year as the No. 1 school in entrepreneurship…

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Creep Alert Takes Top Honors In Wearables Hackathon

More than three dozen students and graduates competed in the Wearables Hackathon in the Butler Venture Accelerator at the Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship at Babson College, using wearable technology to experiment with creating new products. Creep Alert, featuring undergraduate students Tien Mai (Babson College Global Scholar), Jack Rokous (founder, ROKO Design & Clothing Co.), Mara Steiu (founder,…

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