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Michael Chmura

Professor Beitelspacher Receives Award For Innovative Excellence In Marketing Education

Babson Professor Lauren Beitelspacher becomes the latest Babson faculty member to receive the Pearson Prentice Hall’s Solomon-Marshall-Stuart Award for Innovative Excellence in Marketing Education (American Marketing Association Teaching and Learning SIG). Beitelspacher received the award this summer for innovation in her Retailing class. Previously Professor Anne Roggeveen received the award in 2014 for her creation…

Bala Iyer, Dean of Faculty

TEDx Babson College – Digital Innovation and Disruption

Babson hosted its first TEDx event in April, 2017 and the footage is now available. The theme of the event was “Disruption 360,” featuring a collection of 15-minute talks on a variety of subjects related to the dynamic change that is occurring today in the world of business. Experts from the worlds of information technology,…

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…

Michael Chmura

Professor Juras Named ICMA Board of Regents Chair

The ICMA® (Institute of Certified Management Accountants) Board of Regents, the body that oversees the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) program, has appointed a new chair for the 2017-2020 term: Paul E. Juras, CMA, CPA, Ph.D., the Vander Wolk Professor of Managerial Accounting and Operational Performance in the Accountancy and Law Division at Babson College. Juras…

Shannon Sweeny

Artist Marilyn Levin Donates Painting in Honor of Babson Professor Allan Cohen

The artist Marilyn Levin donated Building Foundations to Babson College in honor of Professor Allan R. Cohen, who has long believed in teaching the arts to stimulate the creative core of leadership.  Professor Cohen is in residence at the San Francisco campus as Distinguished Professor of Global Leadership.  He completed seven years as Vice President…

Digital Experience Initiative (dXi)

5 Digital Super Powers: An Approach to Sustainability with Digital Technologies

Post by Ruben Mancha and Sinan Erzurumlu Digital technologies such as cloud computing, analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), the internet of things (IoT), blockchain, mobile computing, and augmented reality are bringing unprecedented connectivity to the company, its customers, partners, and even competitors. These fast-evolving and increasingly complementary technologies are poised to work together with high efficiency in the…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson’s Patti Greene Appointed to Center for American Entrepreneurship Research Council

The Center for American Entrepreneurship (CAE), a nonpartisan policy and advocacy organization launched on July 25, 2017. CAE’s mission is to engage policymakers in Washington, and at the state and local level across the nation, regarding the critical importance of entrepreneurs and start-ups to innovation, economic growth, job creation, and expanded economic opportunity – and…

Digital Experience Initiative (dXi)

The Irresistible Rise of Internet of Things

Post by Sinan Erzurumlu The next industrial revolution is knocking at your door. Is your company ready for it? The new industry is spurred by interconnected digital technologies, such as artificial intelligence, sophisticated sensors, the Internet of Things (IoT), data analytics, and mobile devices. IoT in these technologies is poised to bring a level of unprecedented…