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Shannon Sweeny

Babson VP for Programming and Community Outreach Jane C. Edmonds Takes Trip to DC with Mayor Walsh and Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce

On May 24, 2017, Babson VP for Programming and Community Outreach Jane C. Edmonds, along with the Boston Chamber of Commerce President James Rooney, Mayor Marty Walsh and 50 Boston business and civic leaders took a trip to Washington D.C. to discuss issues of race and economic mobility. The MA Chamber took a tour of the National Museum…

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Professor David Nersessian: Multidisciplinary Approaches and Social Enterprise at Babson College

One of the great things about Babson, apart from the high priority that it places on excellence in teaching, is that the College truly values interdisciplinary collaboration among its faculty.  In my view, the best solutions to the tremendous challenges facing the business sector (not to mention those facing our evolving global society at large)…

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Sidekick: Home Improvement Made Easy

Alex Arata MBA ’06, Andrew Austin MBA ’06 and David Dombroski are the founders of Sidekick. What is Sidekick? Sidekick is a home improvement concierge service, acting as a trusted advisor and single point of contact for homeowners to manage all their home improvement needs. Sidekick has a simple mission – to inspire people to…

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Babson Professors Donnellen and Lawler Retiring

Two Babson faculty members, Anne Donnellon and William Lawler, will be retiring at the end of this academic year. Celebrate Babson faculty with your gift in honor of their service! Anne Donnellon is an Associate Professor of Management at Babson College. She teaches leadership, negotiation, teamwork, and organizational design in the Graduate School of Business…

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Babson San Francisco Launches Summer Catalyst Program

This summer, May 30, 2017-Aug 4, 2017, Babson San Francisco (SF) will be offering the Babson San Francisco Summer Catalyst by Belcham. This program gives students and alumni the opportunity to connect, disrupt, and build in San Francisco through a partnership with BelCham, a government independent not-for-profit with the purpose of supporting entrepreneurial excellence in the…

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Value of snow is in the trillions of dollars

Babson professor Michael Goldstein co-authored a paper for the American Geophysical Union, with collaborators the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute’s Matthew Sturm, and Charles Parr (Geophysical Institute) assessing the monetary value of seasonal snow, noting that the costs associated with the ongoing changes in snowfall are, “measured in trillions, not billions, of dollars.” This…

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Babson Ranked Among Top Graduate Business Schools for International Diversity

Babson College’s F.W. Olin School of Business, ranked No.1 for Entrepreneurship, is among the Top 10 Business Schools with the Most International Diversity according to U.S. News & World Report. As of fall 2016, 68.3 percent of the full-time graduate school population is made up on international students. In the 2015-2016 academic year, 383,935 international…

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Two Babson College Undergraduates Named Poets & Quants 2017 Best & Brightest

Josuel Plasencia ’17 and Allana Nelson ’17 are among the 2017 Best & Brightest Business Majors in the United States according to Poets & Quants. “As students, they sparked discussions, spearheaded initiatives, and racked up accolades. They challenged conventions, overcame odds, and built communities,” says Poets & Quants. “You’ll find this same spirit in Poets &…

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