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Patricia Berens

New Streaming Service: Feature Films for Education

The Feature Films for Education Collection offers hundreds of full-length feature films for educational instructional purposes, focusing on both current and hard-to-find titles, including dramas, literary adaptations, blockbusters, classics, science fiction, environmental titles, foreign films, social issues, animation studies, Academy Award® winners, and more. Find the link to access Feature Films for Education on Horn…

Patricia Berens

New Gun Legislation Database

Gun Regulation and Legislation in America:  Provided by Hein Online, this new collection on a very timely topic brings together more than 500 titles, including periodicals, scholarly journals, key compiled federal legislative histories, relevant congressional hearings, Congressional Research Service reports, Supreme Court briefs, and more.  Please note that if, when following links to scholarly journal…

Shannon Sweeny

Parzenn Partners: Consulting for Small Businesses

Akhil Suresh Nair MBA’18 and Dhvanish “Danny” Shah MBA’18 are the co-founders of Parzenn Partners, a professional advisory and management consulting firm for small- and medium-size businesses. Parzenn Partners was created with the goal of providing high-quality professional services such as business process redesign, market and competitive research, lean management, and data analytics to small-…

Shannon Sweeny

Modifi: Efficiency at Your Fingertips

Ashish Shah MBA’09 and Jim Poss MBA’03, a serial entrepreneur best known for his business BigBelly Solar, are the co-founders of Modifi. Modifi is a People-Based “Internet of Things” company that taps into the sensors on smartphones, combining sensor data with work-flow management tools. This technology is changing construction sites, supply chains, and many more…

Patricia Berens

Access to all Business Expert Press e-Books!

Business Expert Press publishes concise, practical treatments of the topics taught in MBA programs. The born-digital books are written by professors and practitioners who translate real-life business experiences into teaching tools, and serve as curriculum-oriented, cost-effective alternatives to high-priced textbooks.  You’ll find some Babson faculty members among authors and editors of this collection of e-books! BEP…

Michael Chmura

Babson Receives STARS Gold Rating for Sustainability Achievements

Babson College has earned a STARS Gold rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System, measures and encourages sustainability in all aspects of higher education.  “Our STARS rating is a comprehensive measure of Babson’s sustainability (including social…

Shannon Sweeny

Arist: A Dose of Education in Your Morning Routine

Arist is the world’s first platform to offer college courses via text messaging. Arist’s first course is in entrepreneurship and with this technology, this course is accessible to anyone who has a cell phone. The co-founders are Babson student Michael Ioffe ’21, founder of TILE, the world’s largest conversations series, and UCLA student Riley Wilson,…

Shannon Sweeny

thehidden: Rebellious Self-Expression

Wes Woodson ’20 is the CEO and Founder of thehidden. Woodson was raised in an affluent, predominantly white, Boston suburb. “While growing up, my parents had me dress in a particular way: preppy, tailored, and clean,” said Woodson. He didn’t feel like he was able to properly express himself through his own fashion choices, and…

Shannon Sweeny

The Contribune: Inspiring stories of overcoming adversity and pursuing dreams

David Miller ’16, along with his partner Julian Wallace, are the co-founders of The Contribune, a news site where inspiring people share their stories about pursing their passions and dreams and overcoming adversity. People profiled in The Contribune write their own stories, with a bit of help from Miller and his editors. Babson alumni featured:…