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Shannon Sweeny

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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Dialog and Design, Creating a Gender Enlightened Business Ecosystem

Jennifer Bailey is an Assistant Professor in the Technology, Operations and Information Management Division, Faculty Director for the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL), and Faculty Advisor for the Technology, Entrepreneurship and Design (TED) concentration. At Babson, we are very proud to be ranked the Number #1 graduate school in entrepreneurship education by U.S. News…

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Babson Undergraduate Students Named Finalists in E-Fest Business Competition

Undergraduate students James Cheng ‘20, Thomas Lehman ’20 are among the 25 finalists chosen for e-Fest 2017, a competition that will award more than $200,000 in grants and scholarships for the best undergraduate business ideas, April 6-8 in Minneapolis. Cheng is a member of the Butler Venture Accelerator at Babson. Their business Vowel, Inc. was chosen…

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Vinci: Bringing Design into the 3D world

The world is not flat. However, when we design things for our 3D world, we do so on 2D surfaces, whether that be on paper or on a computer screen. Losing an entire dimension leaves designs prone to errors when brought into the real world, which can lead to very high costs. This is why…

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