Author: Michael Chmura

Michael Chmura

Two Shootings In Two Days: Why Does This Keep Happening?

Assistant Professor at Babson College, Tina Opie (@DrTinaOpie), Executive Editor of NAACP Crisis Magazine, Jabari Asim (@jabariasim), and Former Watertown Police Chief Ed Deveau (@EdwardPDeveau) joined WGBH News to discuss some of the many, complicated issues involved in the deaths of Philando Castille and Alton Sterling, both at the hands of police officers.

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Boston Builds Global Epicenter For Social Entrepreneurship

Babson President Kerry Healey was among the participants on the panel, How Boston Built A Global Epicenter For Social Entrepreneurship, at the Collaborative and Classy Awards event in Boston on June 15th. Other participants included Geoff Mamlet, President, Impact Hub Boston; Sarah Gallop, Co-Director, Office of Government and Community Relations, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; David Brown, Vice President of Innovation Leadership,…

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Law Professor Lester Comments On Latest “Sorry” Copyright Lawsuit Against Justin Bieber

This Spring pop singer Justin Bieber was sued by indie artist Casey Dienel for stealing an eight second clip from her song, “Ring the Bell”. Commenting on the case, Babson Law Professor Toni Lester says: “Dienel is alleging that Beiber illegally used a short four note ascending music motif lasting eight seconds from her song.  Most people…

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Babson Hosts Price Babson Symposium For Entrepreneurship Educators

The Price-Babson Symposium For Entrepreneurship Educators program, designed for educators of all kinds who teach or have a desire to teach entrepreneurship, will take place at Babson Executive Education and Enterprise, May 30-June 3, 2016. The Price-Babson Symposium for Entrepreneurship Educators (SEE) is Babson’s flagship open-enrollment program for those who seek to learn best practices…

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Graduates Of Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program Continue To Outpace National Growth Averages

This third report from Babson College highlights progress made by more than 3,500 small business owners over the span of 30 months since completing the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program. With nearly triple the sample size of the program’s inaugural report, and now including data for participants two and a half years after they…

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Babson Biz indico Receives Best Tech Startup Award

Babson startup indico, cofounded by COO Diana Yuan Class of ’15, received the Best Tech Startup Award during the 2016 Timmy Awards competition. The Timmy Awards are an annual awards series hosted by Tech in Motion, a national events organization for tech enthusiasts created by Jobspring Partners & Workbridge Associates. The Timmy Awards recognize companies and individuals that strive to…

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Wellesley’s Andrews Pharmacy Supports Student Entrepreneurs

Wellesley’s Andrews Pharmacy partnered with several Babson first-year students to support their business, Sniffle Kit, and enterprise formed as part of the required course, Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship (FME).  The Sniffle Kit was a compact kit of cold remedies intended to last the customer the duration of his/her 1-2 week cold. The mission of…

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BabsonARTS/CSC’s Steven Maler To Receive Elliot Norton Prize for Sustained Excellence

This year’s recipient of the Elliot Norton Prize for Sustained Excellence is Steven Maler, Director, Sorenson Center for the Arts and Founding Artistic Director of Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, which has for 20 years presented free, exhilarating productions of the Bard’s works in Boston, the last 19 on Boston Common. These magical evenings, helmed by Maler and…

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​Tim Ryan ’88 Selected U.S. Chairman of PwC

PwC US has selected Timothy F. Ryan, a 1988 graduate of Babson College, as its new US chairman for a four-year term beginning on July 1, 2016. Since 2013, Ryan has served as Vice Chairman and US Markets, Strategy and Stakeholders Leader, where he was responsible for the firm’s strategy function and stakeholder relationships including investor relations,…

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Alumnus Business Virool Closes $12M in Series A Funding

Virool, the fastest growing video distribution platform for marketers, today announced a new round of strategic funding to further accelerate its presence in the global advertising market. The company has raised a Series A round of $12 million in new funding from Menlo Ventures, Yahoo! Japan, Flint Capital and 500 Startups. The investment builds on…

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