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Shannon Sweeny

Value of snow is in the trillions of dollars

Babson professor Michael Goldstein co-authored a paper for the American Geophysical Union, with collaborators the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute’s Matthew Sturm, and Charles Parr (Geophysical Institute) assessing the monetary value of seasonal snow, noting that the costs associated with the ongoing changes in snowfall are, “measured in trillions, not billions, of dollars.” This…

Michael Chmura

Professor Wendy Marcinkus Murphy Keynotes NSF GEO Technical Women Faculty Conference

Babson Associate Professor of Management Wendy Marcinkus Murphy keynotes the NSF GEO Technical Women Faculty Conference, April 10-11, 2017, in Arlington, VA.  The overall goal of the funded project, Connecting Women Faculty in Geotechnical Engineering—Thriving in a Networked World, is to create an enduring network of geotechnical engineering faculty colleagues and collaborators, both women and…

Michael Chmura

Marketing EDGE Names Babson’s Dhruv Grewal 2017 Robert B. Clarke Outstanding Educator Award Honoree

Marketing EDGE, a nonprofit education organization, today announced that Dhruv Grewal, Ph.D., Toyota Chair in Commerce and Electronic Business and a Professor of Marketing at Babson College, will receive this year’s Robert B. Clarke Outstanding Educator Award, recognizing an academician’s overall achievement and leadership in marketing education. The honor will be presented among marketing educators…

Shannon Sweeny

Dialog and Design, Creating a Gender Enlightened Business Ecosystem

Jennifer Bailey is an Assistant Professor in the Technology, Operations and Information Management Division, Faculty Director for the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL), and Faculty Advisor for the Technology, Entrepreneurship and Design (TED) concentration. At Babson, we are very proud to be ranked the Number #1 graduate school in entrepreneurship education by U.S. News…

Michael Chmura

Utilizing Entrepreneurship To Propel Organizations Across Generations

Matt R. Allen is an Associate Professor in the Entrepreneurship Division, Faculty Director for the Institute for Family Entrepreneurship, and Academic Director for the Global Successful Transgenerational Entrepreneurship Practices (STEP) Project. We can’t celebrate the great news about the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business’s 24th consecutive year as the No. 1 school in entrepreneurship…

Michael Chmura

Professor Wendy Murphy Keynotes Women in Leadership Conference

Dr. Wendy Murphy will serve as one of the as keynote speakers for the 2017 Women in Leadership Conference according to the University of West Florida College of Business Executive Mentor Program. The annual event will be held Friday, March 3, from 11:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the UWF Conference Center and Auditorium, Building 22,…

Michael Chmura

Babson Vice Provost Brush Named USASBE Longenecker Fellow

Babson Vice Provost for Global Entrepreneurial Leadership Candy Brush has been named a Justin G. Longenecker Fellow of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.  A USASBE Justin G. Longenecker Fellow is the highest recognition that the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) gives to individuals who have made an…

Brianna Radicioni

Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with Babson College Professor Frederick Opie’s New Book—Southern Food and Civil Rights: Feeding the Revolution

Babson College Professor Frederick Douglass Opie has authored Southern Food and Civil Rights: Feeding the Revolution—his latest book which exposes readers to the importance of food in fueling a movement. From the publisher: Food has been and continues to be an essential part of any movement for progressive change. From home cooks and professional chefs…

Brianna Radicioni

Babson Professor Joel Shulman Earns Top Wall Street Journal Ranking with Entrepreneur Fund

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) recently ranked Babson Professor Joel Shulman’s EntrepreneurShares Large Cap Growth Fund No. 5 among 698 similar funds on a YTD basis. The December 2 WSJ’s Category Kings shows that EntrepreneurShares’ Large Cap Growth Fund generated 8.13 percent net performance (after fees) compared to 1.34 percent for the category average. This accomplishment follows…