A Vlog about the Babson-Olin Jazz

Andrew Krebs-Smith, a two-year MBA program student, tells his story as a drummer in the “fun” Babson-Olin Jazz band on Youtube. For access, click on the link below: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7jKxnbMT_k

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Learning to Fresco…in Italy!

Babson student in Italy Amy Dwarnick is rounding off her college education by learning to fresco like Italian great Michelangelo. Perugia, Italy, April 8, 2013— 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…

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Japan: The Second-Year Anniversary of Earthquake/Tsunami

By Kelvin Ha: Monday, 11th of March, marked the second-year anniversary of the Japan earthquake and tsunami. I attended the JDRFB Final Report on Tohoku hosted by The Boston Foundation, the Japan Society of Boston, and The Fish Family Foundation that evening. Back in Hong Kong, I initiated one of the first campaigns that unite…

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Music Passion at Babson

By Alexandra Kantor: Hello! My name is Lexi Kantor and I am a freshman at Babson College! Before I discuss my musical experience at Babson, let me start by saying that I have been playing the piano for thirteen years, and it is a huge part of my life. So naturally, as I was looking…

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The Olin-Babson Jazz Band

Hi! My name is Molly Farison and I’m a senior at Olin College, right next door. I’ve been in the Olin-Babson jazz band for a couple years now, starting with singing, playing some keyboard, then picking up the saxophone and taking the opportunity to learn something new. It’s a fun, low-key group, and I always…

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A Photographer’s Reflection on the BRIC Program

By Marzan Khan: Hello! My name is Marzan Khan, a junior at Babson. Last semester I studied abroad in Babson flagship study abroad program, BRIC. I had the opportunity to travel to Russia, China, and India with fellow Babson students and faculty in order to learn about the opportunities for entrepreneurship within these emerging markets.…

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FWOP Presents Stoppard’s The Real Inspector Hound and Sartre’s No Exit

By Ilana Walder-Biesanz: On February 22 and 23 and March 1 and 2 (Fridays and Saturdays) at 8pm in the Carling-Sorenson Theater, the Franklin W. Olin players will perform two one-act plays: The Real Inspector Hound by Tom Stoppard and No Exit by Jean-Paul Sartre. The shows are open to the public, and tickets are…

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Where Are We Now?

By Frederick Byram: “Where are we now” is a great question that requires quite some personal thought, that must be asked with relative frequency, that levels us, that reveals who we are through what we have been; for many, a scary question. “Where Are We Now?” is the title of David Bowie’s, a personal-favorite amongst…

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Hypnotic Music at Wellesley

By Dominic Esposito: On Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 5:30pm in the Houghton Chapel (Upper Chapel) composer Jenny Oliva Johnson will be showcasing an original multi-media event that has been hailed by the Boston Globe as “gorgeous, ominous, and hypnotic.” You can also catch Johnson’s work in the Davis Museum with her new exhibit “Sight…

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A Classical Journey at Wellesley: Mythos/Melos

By Dominic Esposito: Music will be flying off the page at Wellesley’s “Intertwining Threads of Music and Narrative” as faculty pianists Lois Shapiro and Randall Hodgkinson perform Stravinsky’s revolutionary ballets, Petroushka and The Firebird, plus original works February 9, 2013 at 8pm in Jewett Art Center Auditorium at Wellesley College This event is highly recommended…

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