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BabsonARTS presents Hapless Bizarre and Mo(or)town/Redux by choreographer Doug Elkins

BabsonARTS presents Hapless Bizarre and Mo(or)town/Redux by choreographer Doug Elkins on Saturday, February 28, 8 pm at the Carling, Sorenson Theater. Doug Elkins is known for his exuberant, humorous, and innovative choreography, and he brings his versatile company to Babson for an evening that’s a dance-lover’s dream. In Hapless Bizarre, a company of dancers, actors,…

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Amy Mon ’12 Receives Fulbright Award

Amy Mon ’12 has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to Malaysia for an English Teaching Assistantship, the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced recently. Babson Professor Katherine Platt is the Fulbright Program Adviser. Mon is one of over 1,800 U.S. citizens who will travel…

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10 Businesses To Compete In Startup Rounds Showcase

Ten outstanding businesses will be competing for $30K in cash + a plethora of resources (legal, accounting, HR, office space, etc.) during the Startup Rounds Showcase on Monday, February 16th, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the Microsoft NERD Center in Cambridge. Judges include Philippe Schwartz, Former Co-Founder/CEO of Oovoo, COO of Withings; Paul English, Former…

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Babson Joins Up To Us Campaign To Raise Awareness About Long-Term National Debt

Babson students have joined Up to Us, a nationwide campus competition that empowers students to educate their peers on our long-term national debt, how it could affect their economic opportunities, and what their generation can do to have a voice in raising awareness of our fiscal challenges. Up to Us enables students to give their…

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Professor Khalil Gibran Muhammad To Speak About “Resegregation in Post–Civil Rights America”

Babson College presents the 12th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Day Program, “Resegregation in Post–Civil Rights America,” with keynote speaker Khalil Gibran Muhammad. The event will take place Thursday, February 26, 2015, 5–6:30 p.m., followed by reception and book-signing in the Sorenson Center for the Arts. Khalil Gibran Muhammad Khalil Gibran Muhammad is a…

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Babson Student Team 1 Step Closer To Winning $1M Hult Prize & Solving Presidential Challenge

The Hult Prize Foundation recently announced that Babson College, D.E.F.I (Defining Education Foundations Innovatively) has advanced to the regional finals of the sixth annual Hult Prize. The annual Hult Prize Challenge is the world’s largest student competition and start-up platform for social good. In partnership with President Bill Clinton and the Clinton Global Initiative, the…

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Actor Seth Gilliam Visits Babson

  BabsonARTS welcomes Seth Gilliam, known for his television roles in The Walking Dead and The Wire, as well as for films such as Starship Troopers and Courage Under Fire. The Babson community will have an opportunity to meet Gilliam, and see him perform both in person and on film. Starship Troopers / Film screening and Q&A: February 5, 7…

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Babson Honors Creators Of Innovative Athletics Alumni-Giving Competition

Babson College has presented the initial Entrepreneurial Thought & Action Award to Erin Martinovich, director, The Fund for Babson, and Jaime Mulligan, associate director, Special Gifts and director, Athletics Department’s relaunched B-Club, in conjunction with the Fund For Babson/Development and Athletics, for the creation of March Madness Athletics Giving Competition. The 2014 fundraising competition engaged…

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Ellen DeGeneres Honors Babson Entrepreneur For Feeding The Homeless

Mason Wartman ’10, owner of  Rosa’s Fresh Pizza in Philadelphia, has been honored on the Ellen DeGeneres Show for feeding his homeless customers. “Three months after opening, a customer came in and left a dollar to buy a slice for a homeless person, and Mason turned it into a pay-it-forward pizza system whereby people can buy slices…

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SaveOhno.org Raises Awareness Of Climate Change Through Gamification

SaveOhno Inc. has established a Kickstarter campaign to promote and fundraise for its climate change web platform, SaveOhno.org, which will launch in early 2015. SaveOhno.org attempts to educate and drive legislative progress on the issue of climate change through gamification and social media. “‘Ohno’ is a character that represents the site visitor’s great granddaughter, and…