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The Glavin Office

The Value of Living like a Local

This blog post was written by Education Abroad Peer Advisor, Julia Dean ’19… Semesters abroad are an exciting time for all of us. Time to explore a new country and culture, make new friends, try new foods and, most of all, travel…right? Many a Beaver believe in the fallacy that abroad is only ‘worth it’…

The Glavin Office

Glavin Office Student Spotlight: Temaz Ferguson

For April/May, Temaz Ferguson was showcased as our Student Spotlight … Where is your hometown/country? My hometown is Nassau, Bahamas. What’s one assignment/project that you are currently or working on that you are excited about? One assignment that I am working on for an Economic Development course is a research paper regarding Chinese Foreign Direct…

BRIC Program

Reflections from India

This blog post was written by BRIC Participant Ola Szymanska ’19… BRIC is an amazing program that I wanted to be part of since high school and the experience ended up being more than I could have ever dreamed of. In studying abroad, I wanted to be challenged and learn outside of my comfort zone.…

Alexandra Dunk

Vision, Mission, Action, Traction: Professor Julian Lange on the B.E.T.A. Challenge

With the B.E.T.A. (Babson Entrepreneurial Thought & Action®) Challenge Finale just days away, we took the opportunity to explore why and how action became the cornerstone of the competition. To help us understand the evolution of the B.E.T.A. Challenge, we turned to Associate Entrepreneurship Professor Julian Lange, who, in his words, has been involved “since…

Antonette Ho

2019 B.E.T.A. Challenge Finalists!

The Blank Center is pleased to announce the 2019 B.E.T.A. Challenge finalists! Watch the nine startups pitch in front of a panel of judges for their share of over $300,000 in cash and prizes on Thursday, April 11 during the B.E.T.A. Challenge Finale. In celebration of Babson’s Centennial, three additional awards will be given during…

Alexandra Dunk

What Is Your Action That Matters?

To celebrate the 2019 B.E.T.A. Challenge, the Blank Center is inviting the Babson community to share a short video about an action they recently took that made an impact for them or others. Whether it’s your latest pitch, a goal achieved, an insight gained, or even your newest dance move, it can be whatever you…

Alexandra Dunk

Estimating Sales from Samples: How 2 Get Maximum Benefit from Surveys

Surveys are a tremendous tool for entrepreneurs. In fact, you can use surveys to estimate your venture’s potential sales. But this depends on you asking the right questions in the right ways. In How 2 Get Maximum Benefit from Surveys, Professor Alisa Jno-Charles ’05 MBA’11 shared her suggestions for writing an effective survey and leveraging…

Antonette Ho

2019 B.E.T.A. Challenge Semifinalists!

The Blank Center is pleased to announce the 2019 B.E.T.A. Challenge semifinalists. Meet the entrepreneurs on Wednesday, April 3 at 4:30pm in Olin Hall at the Venture Expo! Register now >> Alumni Challenge Artyfactos (Angela Sanchez MBA’11 and Jaime Gomez) Forefront (Yulkendy Valdez ’17 and Josuel Plasencia ’17) Legably (San Dahan MBA’17, Daniel Reilly, and…