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Michael Chmura

Geo-Political Climate Impact on Internationalization in Higher Education

Amir Reza, Vice Provost for International and Multicultural Education, will be among the panelists in a webinar – The New Geo-Political Climate and Its Impact on Internationalization in Higher Education: Latest Insights – on February 23, 2018, 2-3 p.m. EST. About The Webinar As the country approaches the one year anniversary of the new administration…

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Professor Shulman’s EntrepreneurShares Entrepreneur ETF Ranks #1 In Total Return

Entrepreneur ETF (ENTR), a product of Professor Joel Shulman’s investment management firm, EntrepreneurShares, has been ranked #1 in total return for the top 10 Large Cap Core funds ranked by year-to-date performance as of Jan. 31, 2018 (#1 out of 881 Mutual Funds and ETFs) by the Wall Street Journal.  EntrepreneurShares, Shulman’s investment management firm,…

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VP Jane C. Edmonds Elected Chair of Goodwill Board

Vice President of Programming and Community Outreach Jane C. Edmonds has been elected Chair of Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries’ Board of Directors. She succeeds Bob Gittens, who is the Executive Director of Cambridge Family and Children’s Services.  “Goodwill has always been a positive social force and a leader for good,” said Edmonds, who has served…

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Crossroads Cafe at Babson’s Reynolds Campus Center Becomes 2 Star Certified Green Restaurant®

Crossroads Cafe at the Babson College Donald W. Reynolds Campus Center has been certified as a 2 Star Certified Green Restaurant® by the Green Restaurant Association (GRA), a national nonprofit organization helping restaurants to become more environmentally sustainable. Crossroads Cafe received 147.25 GreenPoints™ on the GRA’s rigorous certification scale and implemented 35 environmental steps.  Highlights…

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VP Edmonds Named To Massachusetts Group Insurance Commission

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has named Vice President for Programming and Community Outreach Jane C. Edmonds to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Group Insurance Commission. “We are fortunate to welcome a leader of Jane Edmonds’ caliber to the Group Insurance Commission,” said Dr. Roberta Herman, Executive Director. “Jane’s diverse experience in state government over thirteen years…

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Vice Provost Brush Receives USASBE Lifetime Achievement Award For Entrepreneurship

Vice Provost of Global Entrepreneurial Leadership Candida Brush has received the Max S. Wortman, Jr. / USASBE Lifetime Achievement Award for Entrepreneurship. “It is an incredible honor to receive the Max S. Wortman Jr. USASBE Lifetime achievement award,” said Brush. “It means a lot to be recognized for an award named for someone who cared…

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Olin And Babson Team Takes Home Prize in “Arc Tank” Competition

At Northeast Arc’s first “Arc Tank” competition, an Olin College and Babson College team won $2500 for their design idea of a wheelchair attachment that simplifies the transport and accessibility of goods, allowing for increased independence and an easier traveling experience for people who use wheelchairs The students, Andrew Holmes ’19, Mica Chiang ’19, Daniel…

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NFTE’s Youth Entrepreneurship Summit At Babson

The next generation of entrepreneurs will convene at NFTE New England’s Youth Entrepreneurship Summit (YES!) at Babson College on November 17th.  NFTE (Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship) will host over 300 young people and 50 volunteers at the region’s largest conference targeting NFTE students, ages 14 to 18, with a focus on enhancing their educational journey…

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Professor Lester: Scandal Surrounding Kevin Spacey, Netflix, and Morals Clauses in Celebrity Employment Contracts

Here’s what Law Professor Toni Lester has to say about the current scandal: “While everyday workers are subjected to anti-sexual harassment laws that allow employers to penalize them for inappropriate work place conduct, recent scandals concerning high powered celebrities like Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey might make you wonder if these men are immune to…

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Jamie Kendrioski Honored By NAFSA

Jamie Kendrioski, Director of International Services and Multicultural Education, has received the James Leck Distinguished Service Award from NAFSA.  The organization presented Kendrioski with the honor at its regional conference in New Hampshire in November. “James Leck was a mentor to many of us at Babson and introduced Jamie Kendrioski to Babson and highly recommended…

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