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Babson Professor Michael A. Goldstein to Speak At Securities and Exchange Commission Roundtable

On April 16th Babson Professor Michael A. Goldstein will speak at The Securities and Exchange during roundtable discussion on ways to improve the transparency and efficiency of the fixed income markets. As previously announced, the roundtable will consist of four panels. The participants in the first panel will discuss the characteristics of the municipal securities market.  Babson’s…

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Michael Chmura

President-elect Healey Attends Engaging Turkey Initiative

President-elect Dr. Kerry Healey is among those attending at the first meeting of the Engaging Turkey Initiative, sponsored by Brookings Institution, the Institute for Strategic Dialogue and supported by the Carnegie Corporation. The Engaging Turkey Initiative is a Trilateral Track II Dialogue between former statesmen and women, senior business leaders and non-state actors from the US, EU…

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Babson Student In Italy Amy Dwarnick Is Rounding Off Her College Education By Learning To Fresco Like Italian Great Michelangelo.

Babson student Amy Dwarnick, along with fellow students, painted quickly today to finish up the last details on her fresco before the plaster dried. The course in Fresco, part of the Umbra Institute’s fine arts offerings, is one of the only classes in fresco in the world. This semester students started by creating a first,…

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Two Babson Students Help Launch “Eco-Wine” : Amy Dwarnick And Susanna Kroll, Help An Italian Winery Enter The American Market

“There’s an old peasant proverb: ‘Leave the land a little better than you found it,’” said Stefano Cantelmo, head engineer for Castello Montevibiano Vecchio Winery in Italy. Standing 20 feet below ground level, Babson students, Amy Dwarnick and Susanna Kroll, and their fellow Umbra Institute students listened carefully to Cantelmo as he leaned on one…

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5th European STEP Project Summit “Longevity of Enterprising Families; Overcoming Critical Situations”

    On October 26 and 27, 2012, the Greek affiliate for the STEP Project (Successful Transgenerational Entrepreneurship Practices), ALBA Graduate Business School at the American College of Greece, hosted a unique meeting of academics and family business representatives. The 5th European STEP Summit was organized by the European Region in Crete and was titled…

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Bizarre Food’s Andrew Zimmern & Top Chef’s Gail Simmons Lead Babson College Food Day Celebration Oct. 23-24

Joining him is a star-studded lineup of food innovators, pioneers and entrepreneurs including Top Chef’s Gail Simmons, Jamie Bissonnette, the award-winning chef/owner of Boston’s Toro and Coppa restaurants, and Catherine D’Amato, The Greater Boston Food Bank. The two-day festival will include panel discussions on the chewy issues impacting global food systems, nicely balanced with an…

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Featured Alumni Business: MissionRoot

Featured Alumni Business: MissionRoot       Name of Business:  MissionRoot Mission/ Description:  MissionRoot, an organic beverage line formulated with fruits and herbs from the Indian holistic practice Ayurveda  contain fresh-pressed ginger root and nutrient-rich traditional Ayurvedic ingredients Indian gooseberry, Indian Holy Basil, and Hibiscus, which are believed to detoxify, replenish and balance the body. Indian-American…

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Michael Chmura

Babson Dedicates John and Alice Butler Venture Accelerator

Babson will today dedicate the John E. and Alice L. Butler Venture Accelerator, which supports and advances student entrepreneurial businesses in each phase of their startup venture—from opportunity exploration and pursuit with an action plan to the ultimate launch.  Ceremonies will take place at 2:30 pm at The Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship at…

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Babson, Olin And Wellesley Students Celebrate Wellesley Night Lights

Wellesley-Olin-Babson students are invited to Wellesley Night Lights on 9/27, 7:30-9:30 pm,  in the Ville. The Wellesley Square Merchants and Linden Square Merchants have created “welcome students” stickers for students of the three colleges, and many are offering discounts when students show their student IDs.  The college shuttle will run some extra trips to help…

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World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

President Schlesinger is among the speakers at today’s session of the World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Boston.  His session focuses on Writing the Future: Trends and Traditions of the Innovation Nation. What will be the result of today’s shake-up of the world’s banks, financial markets and core industries? Some nations, regions and cities…

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