Tag: Academics

Josh Boutin

Sneak Peek: Class of 2019 Summer Reading

Part of what makes Babson great is that students can get involved in so many different things. The opportunities are limitless, as I found out in October 2013, when I was asked to be a student representative on the committee that chooses incoming first-years’ summer reading selection. Over the past two years, I’ve joined other students, staff, and faculty to find…

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Kent Jones on Ending the US Trade Embargo Against Cuba

Prof. Kent Jones has been following the debate over ending the decades-old US trade embargo against Cuba, recently loosened by President Obama.  In “The Coming Boom in US-Cuba Trade” he notes that, before Castro, the US was Cuba’s largest trading partner and its major source of foreign investment.  Economic models of trade intensity predict that…

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Brian Hickey

JMCFE: International Consulting Experience

Babson offers a variety of unique learning and personal development opportunities throughout the academic and over school breaks. During winter break I was fortunate to have the opportunity to take part in the Babson JMCFE Program in which we acted as consultants for a company in Switzerland. This program, similar to the MCFE program at…

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Center for Engaged Learning & Teaching

The Marvels of 3D Printing – Makerbot Case Study

The Marvels of 3D Printing – MakerBot Case Study Ruth Gilleran, Lecturer of Information Technology Erik Noyes, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship MakerBot is an industry leader in the production of affordable 3D printers.  3D printing is an emerging technology that promises to disrupt manufacturing as we know it. The MakerBot story explores the intersection of…

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Brian Hickey

Top Babson Social Media Moments of 2014

As the year draws to a close, another exciting semester of school has occurred at Babson. Serving as a Social Media Ambassador at Babson, here are some of the top Babson moments I’ve seen over the past semester through social media: Babson Welcomes the Class of 2018: #Babson2018, around 500 students, come to #Babson from 35 states…

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Peer Career Ambassadors

Reputation – How Does It Really Work?

This post was written by Owen Shea ’17, Peer Career Ambassador. People often think of reputation as how other people perceive you. This connotation is correct, but reputation goes so much deeper. First impressions stand out when people reflect back on a certain experience or encounter. Impressions cannot change and are the only real imprint…

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Peer Career Ambassadors

Managing the College Lifestyle

This post was written by Owen Shea ’17, CCD Peer Career Ambassador  Social life, good grades, sleep… realistically, you can only pick two of the three to do well when you’re in college. Life before College doesn’t always prepare us for the rigors of the academic and social demands of campus life. I’m sure most students…

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