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Brianna Radicioni

Andrew Corbett, Top-Ranked Entrepreneurship Research Scholar, Appointed Paul T. Babson Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies

Babson College Chair of the Entrepreneurship Division, Andrew Corbett, has now also been named the Paul T. Babson Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies. The Professorship honors the memory of Roger Babson’s cousin, Paul Babson, who was a graduate of the University of Nebraska, lived in Boston, and was a trustee and loyal benefactor of the College.…

Michael Chmura

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…

Michael Chmura

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…

Michael Chmura

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…

Michael Chmura

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…

Michael Chmura

Vice Provost Brush Coauthors “Angel Investing: A Literature Review”

Vice Provost of Entrepreneurial Leadership Candy Brush has coauthored “Angel Investing: A Literature Review“, Foundations and Trends® in Entrepreneurship: Vol. 13: No. 4-5, pp 265-439 with Bentley Professor Linda F. Edelman and Bentley Professor Tatiana S. Manolova.  ABSTRACT: “Even though scholars have amassed a large body of research on angel investors, few systematic and comprehensive reviews…

Digital Experience Initiative (dXi)

Creative Arts and Digital Transformation

Post by Danielle Krcmar, Associate Director of Visual Arts Did you know that an actress, Hedy Lamar, and a composer, George Antheil, are the inventors responsible for the signal technology which ensures that your cell phone messages can’t be easily intercepted? The encryption technology known as frequency hopping was far ahead of its time, patented…

Digital Experience Initiative (dXi)

Collegiate Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Computing

Calling all Babson female students whose technical contribution to projects demonstrates a high level of creativity and potential impact! Applications for the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Collegiate Award are now open. Recipients of the award will receive up to $10,000 in cash, a trip to the 2018 NCWIT Summit, computing resources,…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson’s Vikki Rodgers Elected to the Ecological Research as Education Network Board of Directors

Babson professor Vikki Rodgers has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Ecological Research as Education Network (EREN).   EREN is a group of 300+ faculty from 210+ primarily undergraduate institutions (PUIs) that collaborate to create and perform ecological research projects that engage students and generate high-quality publishable data. It was started in 2010…