BRIC

Zdravstvujtye Russia!

Post By: Natalia Pinzon and Hanishka Gehani   The transition from Shanghai to St.Petersburg has been quite drastic. We came from a fast-paced environment, where we had a lot of speakers and activities and a much more dyna mic and interactive class than what we are traditionally used to. And arriving to a city that…

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Postre & Sopa: A Student’s Reflection on a Babson Elective Abroad

Post by Joseph Franco, Class of 2014 Traveling through Uruguay and Argentina during spring break this year was an amazing opportunity to grow both educationally and culturally. The perfect balance between educational and cultural experiences allowed for a plethora of different types of learning experiences. As my grandfather taught me in my traveling experiences with…

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Accelerating Your Venture at Babson

With the recent rankings that Babson is #1 for entrepreneurship (U.S. News, The Princeton Review, Entrepreneur Magazine), it is no surprise that many students that come to Babson want to start, have or be part of an entrepreneurial venture. The Blank Center’s Butler Venture Accelerator supports and advances student entrepreneurial businesses in each phase of…

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BRIC

Updates from Shanghai

Post by Nicole Carli & Jasmaer Sandhu  Our first full week in Shanghai was packed with exploration, bonding, classes, and company visits. As we delved into the culture of Shanghai, we quickly noticed the contrast with what we had seen in Beijing. Moving from the political capital to the financial capital we’ve seen a larger…

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BRIC

Adventures to Yiwu and GE

Post by Kim Dvorak & Arjun Murthy This week, the BRIC 2014 group went to two major locations: Yiwu and GE.  Yiwu is a third tier city located south of Shanghai, and is home to many small commodity factories as well as one of the largest commodity markets in the world.  Spending a night there…

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Michelle McCormack

Marketing your International Experience

Post by Victoria Bills, a Peer Career Ambassador for the Undergraduate Center for Career Development Whether you went abroad last semester, or you’ve spent your past four years here at Babson after leaving your home country, companies are now working to achieve a more global mindset, and are becoming interested in study abroad and the…

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Michelle McCormack

Lessons Learned in Chilly Berlin

Post by Jacqueline Fan, Class of 2015 I was studying abroad in Rotterdam, Netherlands for the fall 2013 semester. Rather than just staying in Netherlands, I travelled around Europe during weekends and between exams. As I am the person who would like to plan everything ahead, I always took charge of the trip planning and…

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Erin Jenkins

Glavin Student Spotlight: Andrea Murray

Each month, the Glavin Office spotlights one student who is having impactful experiences around multicultural, international, and global perspectives. Andrea Murray, a current Senior who is involved on campus as an Academic Mentor, Event Management intern, Senior Week Committee member, Peer Mentor, Exchange Ambassador, and a member of the Babson Dance Ensemble, weaves her experience…

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Christine Yoon

Creating Change

Post by Matt Hard, Class of 2017 Hosting over 4,000 guests and activists, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force held its 26th Creating Change Conference in Houston, Texas this year. The conference featured over 350 sessions and training workshops that varied in everything LGBTQ. Some of the more prevalent topics were issues around Trans*…

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Emily Besen

Babson Represents at INCmty

Post by Fernando Maturana & Hernan Sangueza MBA, Class of 2014 INCmty is a celebration of entrepreneurship and innovation that aims to bring together in the same place both entrepreneurs and their business ideas with investors, following the model of a Festival, and seeking to become an international benchmark for entrepreneurs in Latin America. The…

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