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Michael Chmura

Babson Faculty Discuss Entrepreneurship Research: Past, Present & Future

Candy Brush, Vice Provost of Global Entrepreneurial Leadership and the Franklin W. Olin Professor of Entrepreneurship, and Patti Greene, the Paul T. Babson Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies and the Academic Director Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women, were among the speakers at the Entrepreneurship Research: Past, Present & Future symposium held May 10-12 2017 at PSB Paris…

Michael Chmura

Professor Greene Among Speakers At NERETA Summit

Professor Patti Greene, the Paul T. Babson Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies and Academic Director Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women, will be among the speakers at the North East Regional Employment and Training Association (NERETA) Job Creation Summit June 14-15 in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Greene is a Professor of Entrepreneurship of Babson College, where she holds the Paul…

Brianna Radicioni

Babson College President Kerry Healey Speaks at UN with International Council for Small Business and Other Global Leaders

On Thursday, May 11, at United Nations headquarters, Babson College President Kerry Healey spoke on a panel about the importance of strong partnerships between higher education institutions and Micro-, Small-, and Medium-Sized Enterprises (MSMEs). The session was a part of a co-hosted event by the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) and the Mission of Argentina—MSMEs Day…

Brianna Radicioni

Women Make Gains as Largest Massachusetts Nonprofit Leaders: Babson Professors Greenberg and Murphy Research Gender and Racial Diversity on Local Boards

The number of women chief executives at the largest 150 Massachusetts nonprofits grew in recent years, accounting for 26 percent of those jobs, up three percent from two years ago. These findings were recently released in the report, Modest Gains, Robust Benefits, as part of the third biennial Census of Women Directors and Chief Executives of…

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

Professor Steven Gordon Edits “Online Communities as Agents of Change and Social Movements”

IGI Global, an international publishing company specializing in high quality research publications focusing on the areas of education, social science, library science, healthcare, business, environmental science, public administration, computer science, and engineering, has released Online Communities as Agents of Change and Social Movements, edited by Babson Professor Steven Gordon. Online Communities as Agents of Change…

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…

Michael Chmura

Lecturer Peter Cohan Authors Book on Company Growth Strategies

Strategy Lecturer Peter Cohan has authored Disciplined Growth Strategies: Insights from the Growth Trajectories of Successful and Unsuccessful Companies. The book provides leaders of large and small companies a proven comprehensive framework to think systematically about growth options and to yield practical strategies that produce faster growth. Read more from an interview with Cohan and…

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…