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Babson Collaborative for Entrepreneurship Education to Host 2018 Summit in Spain

The Babson Collaborative for Entrepreneurship Education (the Collaborative) will host its annual member’s summit in Valencia, Spain, April 17-19, 2018. The Collaborative is an institutional membership organization that connects and convenes institutions that aspire to build and grow entrepreneurship education programs for a better world. Members are those seeking to increase their capability and capacity…

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Institute of Management Accounting Endorses Accounting Curriculum At Babson

Wellesley, MA – Babson College is proud to announce that the school’s accounting curriculum has earned endorsement by IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), one of the largest and most respected associations focused exclusively on advancing the management accounting profession.  Babson students learn to understand and use accounting to think entrepreneurially and take action globally to…

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Prof. Neck’s Entrepreneurship Book Receives Most Promising New Textbook Award

Entrepreneurship: The Practice and Mindset, coauthored by Professor Heidi Neck, is winner of a 2018 TAA Most Promising New Textbook Award by the Textbook & Academic Authors Association (TAA).  It is one of the five textbooks that received Most Promising New Textbook awards. The TAA Most Promising New Textbook Award recognizes excellence in 1st edition…

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A Research Agenda for Women and Entrepreneurship Published

A Research Agenda for Women and Entrepreneurship has been published by Edward Elgar publishing Elgar Research Agendas. The publication is edited by Candida G. Brush, the Franklin W. Olin Distinguished Chair of Entrepreneurship and Vice Provost of Global Entrepreneurial Leadership at Babson, and Patricia G. Greene, formerly the Paul T. Babson Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies at Babson.…

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Professor Shulman’s EntrepreneurShares Entrepreneur ETF Ranks #1 In Total Return

Entrepreneur ETF (ENTR), a product of Professor Joel Shulman’s investment management firm, EntrepreneurShares, has been ranked #1 in total return for the top 10 Large Cap Core funds ranked by year-to-date performance as of Jan. 31, 2018 (#1 out of 881 Mutual Funds and ETFs) by the Wall Street Journal.  EntrepreneurShares, Shulman’s investment management firm,…

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Professor Lester: Scandal Surrounding Kevin Spacey, Netflix, and Morals Clauses in Celebrity Employment Contracts

Here’s what Law Professor Toni Lester has to say about the current scandal: “While everyday workers are subjected to anti-sexual harassment laws that allow employers to penalize them for inappropriate work place conduct, recent scandals concerning high powered celebrities like Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey might make you wonder if these men are immune to…

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USASBE Hosts First Ever “Local” At UNC Chapel Hill

The United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship is working with the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill to offer a free event for entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship professors, USASBE Local. The event will be held on November 2 at the Kenan-Flagler Business School in the Entrepreneurship Center. Heidi Neck, President of USASBE and the…

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Boston Public Library Hosts Professor Frederick Douglass Opie

Babson Professor Frederick Douglass Opie will be featured at a book event and signing, October 23, 2017, at the Central Branch of the Boston Public Library, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. About Professor Opie From home cooks and professional chefs to local eateries and bakeries, food has helped activists continue marching for change for…

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2017 Diana International Conference Celebrates Research Agenda In Women’s Entrepreneurship

The 2017 Diana International Conference took place October 1-3, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri, at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Papers accepted for the 2017 conference built on this year’s conference theme: Programs, Policies & Practices Around High-Growth Women’s Entrepreneurship. Those topics were explored by researchers from around the world using a variety of gender…