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David Lockwood ‘19 Recipient of DIS Academic Excellence Award

David Lockwood ‘19 received an Academic Excellence Award for the fall 2017 semester while studying abroad DIS in Copenhagen. Each semester DIS recognizes one outstanding student in each program (selected by faculty and program staff) with an Award of Academic Excellence. Approximately 30 awards are given to students who have distinguished themselves in each program…

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Unicorns (or Unicamels) in the Middle East

The following post is from Ralph Haddad ’20, founder of Taste by Numeral Solutions, Inc. Numeral Solutions aims to change the way people’s tastes are integrated with their daily experiences. Our first platform called Taste is an innovative modern approach to restaurant discovery. This blog was originally posted on Medium. Access here >> I was…

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Babson student featured as IDEA Blogger for IES Abroad

Babson Junior Aidan Dennis studied abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina, this past Fall and was selected as an IDEA Correspondent (Initiative to Diversify Education Abroad) for IES Abroad, Babson’s education abroad partner.  IDEA correspondents represent students from diverse backgrounds and they share their experiences studying abroad through their own unique lens of diverse personal experiences.…

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Reflections From Studying Abroad

This blog post was written by Jessamine Von Arx, who participated in the IES Abroad Program – Emerging Economies: Buenos Aires & Santiago this past Spring…  Why do you think it is important for students to go abroad? The best way to understand people who are different than you is to travel. Coming to Babson as a…

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The Final Push in Varanasi

This blog post was written by BRIC participants Lauren Mariano and Tatiana Traulsen… As BRIC 2017 is coming to a close, our last formally planned week was spent in Varanasi, India. Given that we are studying World Religions for the duration of India, choosing to visit one of the most ancient and holy places in the…

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Comfort in the Uncomfortable

This blog post was written by BRIC participants Cole Kraus and Leonard Henry… The Babson BRIC Program is centered around learning the cultural intricacies of Russia, China, and India and then connecting that to the business environment. Yet the out of classroom learning is what sets the BRIC Program apart. This study abroad experience forces…

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How 2 Build a Successful Company Culture, with Bryan Burdick

People often dismiss company culture as “soft” or “HR,” but for many companies today, culture has been a key factor in attracting top talent and in driving innovation and value creation. In How 2 Build a Successful Company Culture, Bryan Burdick spoke from his deep experience building out Bizo, a company that was eventually acquired…

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Join us as we Celebrate International Education Week!

International Education Week (IEW) is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange here at Babson College and worldwide. Babson has students representing 83 different countries and now offers over 100 different international opportunities between Education Abroad (semester/year-long) programs, Electives Abroad, International Consulting, Service Immersion Opportunities, etc. – these are just some…

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Eat, Braai, Love

This blog post was written by Education Abroad Peer Advisor, Danielle Cataldo ’17… “What did you just say?” was the first phrase that came to mind when a local friend approached me and asked if I was going to the braai later on that night. In that moment I went through numerous options as to…

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One Year Later…

This blog post was written by Education Abroad Peer Advisor, Shazeem Siddiqi ’18… It has been a little over a year since I studied abroad in Accra, Ghana and that experience is still making an impact on me today. It helped me become a better problem-solver and more confident individual. While being abroad, one lesson…