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Patricia Berens

Books 24×7 is now Skillsoft Books on a new Platform!

Skillsoft has migrated the Books 24×7 content to its Skillport platform for an updated look and friendlier user experience. Enjoy the BusinessPro, FinancePro, ITPro, and leadership video collections on this sleek platform.  The product’s new name is Skillsoft Books and you can find it on Horn Library’s list of databases. The easiest way to search…

Patricia Berens

CQ Researcher: Pros & Cons of Hot Topics of the Day

Are you exploring a current policy problem? Do you need to research a controversial issue? Do you just want to understand the pros and cons of an important  topic of the day?  Whether immigration, gun control, climate change, the status of Puerto Rico, privacy rights, or any other public hot topic, CQ Researcher is a…

Shannon Sweeny

Fast Forward: Helping Students Accelerate Their Careers

Pichon Duplan ’10 is the co-founder of Fast Forward, a social impact organization to help students accelerate their careers. Duplan and his co-founder Tucker Matheson founded the organization in November 2016, while they were working as management consultants at a global professional services firm. The Idea “The idea for Fast Forward originally came from our…

Michael Chmura

Geo-Political Climate Impact on Internationalization in Higher Education

Amir Reza, Vice Provost for International and Multicultural Education, will be among the panelists in a webinar – The New Geo-Political Climate and Its Impact on Internationalization in Higher Education: Latest Insights – on February 23, 2018, 2-3 p.m. EST. About The Webinar As the country approaches the one year anniversary of the new administration…

Michael Chmura

VP Jane C. Edmonds Elected Chair of Goodwill Board

Vice President of Programming and Community Outreach Jane C. Edmonds has been elected Chair of Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries’ Board of Directors. She succeeds Bob Gittens, who is the Executive Director of Cambridge Family and Children’s Services.  “Goodwill has always been a positive social force and a leader for good,” said Edmonds, who has served…

Shannon Sweeny

Bringing Social Responsibility to Film: Aakaanksh Pothukutchi ‘13

What is your venture and who are its founders? Sedition is a 90-minute bi-lingual action-thriller film set in the remote regions of the Himalayan Mountains. Sedition is the first feature film to structure itself as a for-profit social business with 50% of profits being pledged to a nature conservancy fund (The World Land Trust) to preserve forest lands…

Patricia Berens

LexisNexis Academic is now Nexis Uni!

New name, new platform. same content.  Search global news, company information, and legal information.  If you’re looking for the Company Dossier for screening global companies, we’ve placed a direct link to it on our Databases list.  It’s available via the new Nexis Uni platform, too, but you’ll need to click on the Business icon, then…

Michael Chmura

Crossroads Cafe at Babson’s Reynolds Campus Center Becomes 2 Star Certified Green Restaurant®

Crossroads Cafe at the Babson College Donald W. Reynolds Campus Center has been certified as a 2 Star Certified Green Restaurant® by the Green Restaurant Association (GRA), a national nonprofit organization helping restaurants to become more environmentally sustainable. Crossroads Cafe received 147.25 GreenPoints™ on the GRA’s rigorous certification scale and implemented 35 environmental steps.  Highlights…

Shannon Sweeny

Vital20 Communications: Winning Customers in Three Seconds

Hetansh Desai MSEL ’16 is the founder of Vital20 Communications based in India. What is Vital20 Communications and who are its founders? Vital20 Communications is a marketing company that helps businesses win customers in the first three seconds. You & I are exposed to 5000 ads a day and only about 100 succeed in making…