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Michael Chmura

Alumni Business Unruly Studios Launches Unruly Splats

Unruly Studios is a Boston-based edtech start-up that creates interactive games to empower kids with critical STEM skills while encouraging physical play and social engagement. According to Founder Bryanne Leeming, its products get kids moving around and engaging with the whole room for their first ever experience of Active STEM Play. Its new product, Unruly…

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Vice Provost Reza Among Speakers At China Entrepreneurship Conference

Amir Reza, Vice Provost for International & Multicultural Education, will be among the speakers at the Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education Conference in Shaoshan, Hunan, China on September 27, 2017. The forum has invited representatives from the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Development and Reform Commission, the CPC Central Committee Policy…

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Professor Grewal Publication Receives MarketingEDGE Best Paper Award

MarketingEDGE has presented Best Paper Award to a publication coauthored by Professor Dhruv Grewal. Mobile Advertising: A Framework and Research Agenda received the award for a paper published in the Journal of Interactive Marketing in 2016. Co-authors are Northeastern Professor Yakov Bart, Munich School of Management Professor Martin Spann, and Tel Aviv University Professor Peter Pal Zubcsek. They…

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VP Edmonds Moderates Women’s Workforce Council Panel

Jane C. Edmonds, VP for Programming and Community Outreach, served as panel moderator at the Boston Women’s Workforce Council’s 3rd annual Best Practices Conference on September 29, 2017 at the Colonnade Hotel in Boston. Her panelists included J.D. Chesloff, Massachusetts Business Roundtable;  Jesse Mermell, Alliance for Business Leadership; and Jim Rooney, Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce.…

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Vice Provost Brush Coauthors “Angel Investing: A Literature Review”

Vice Provost of Entrepreneurial Leadership Candy Brush has coauthored “Angel Investing: A Literature Review“, Foundations and Trends® in Entrepreneurship: Vol. 13: No. 4-5, pp 265-439 with Bentley Professor Linda F. Edelman and Bentley Professor Tatiana S. Manolova.  ABSTRACT: “Even though scholars have amassed a large body of research on angel investors, few systematic and comprehensive reviews…

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Graduate’s Motivational Book Wins New Apple E-Book Award for Excellence

The Excellence Habit, the best-selling motivational book written by Vlad Zachary MBA’99, has won the new Apple e-book award for Excellence in Independent Publishing. The Excellence Habit is a captivating read that offers an honest examination of universal principles for positive change. The book is a reminder that we are the owners of our success.…

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Alumni Joint Exhibition: A Coming Of Age

A joint Hollister Gallery exhibition – A Coming Of Age – features the work of two talented Babson graduates: LaShonda Cooks ’10 (The Pursuit of Womanhood) and Jamaal Eversley ’10 (Smells Like Teen Spirit). (Exhibition hours: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., Monday–Friday, through October 26, 2017.)  “LaShonda and I have always admired each other’s artwork,”…

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Professor Beitelspacher Receives Award For Innovative Excellence In Marketing Education

Babson Professor Lauren Beitelspacher becomes the latest Babson faculty member to receive the Pearson Prentice Hall’s Solomon-Marshall-Stuart Award for Innovative Excellence in Marketing Education (American Marketing Association Teaching and Learning SIG). Beitelspacher received the award this summer for innovation in her Retailing class. Previously Professor Anne Roggeveen received the award in 2014 for her creation…

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Babson Community Members Nominated For 50 on Fire Awards

Several members of the Babson community have been nominated as finalists in the BostInno 50 on Fire awards competition, “highlighting the most impactful group of individuals and companies in Boston tech and innovation”. Education Finalists David Chang, Babson College Summer Venture Program Influential Bostonian, entrepreneur, and angel investor David Chang is Director of the Summer…

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Alumni Businesses Named To Inc. 5000

Several Babson alumni businesses are among those named to the 2017 Inc. 5000 “annual ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America.” #62: Allego                                   3-Year Growth: 5,401.50% 2016 Revenue: $5.7m Industry: Software Leadership:  Yuchun Lee MBA’96 & Mark Magnacca ’91 Makes a mobile sales learning platform to help workforces share content, master their pitch,…

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