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Lula: Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing

Undergraduate students Michael and Matthew Vega-Sanz ’19 are the founders of Lula. What is Lula and who are its founders? Lula is an online platform that allows college students to rent cars from each other. We see it as a way to give students all the benefits of owning a vehicle without all the fees…

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The Babson College Learning Ecosystem: Recognition for Excellence in Entrepreneurship

Guest post by: Ian Lapp, PhD, Dean of the Undergraduate School Here at Babson College, we create unique learning opportunities in multiple settings, in the classroom, across the campus, and in the wider world.  Like a natural ecosystem, the Babson learning ecosystem has essential components, nutrient cycles, important interactions, and energy flows.  By shedding a little…

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Babson Hosts Fresh Check Day

On September 29, 2017 Babson College will host Fresh Check Day, an expo-like event bringing the community together to check-in on college students’ mental health. The event will take place from 12:00pm to 3:00pm. Fresh Check Day is a concept created by The Jordan Porco Foundation and designed to bring the whole campus community together to “check-in” on…

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Babson Launches Online Branded Store

Babson College is pleased to announce the launch of their official online store ShopBabson.com featuring Babson Spirit products.  Babson fans, alumni, parents and students will now be able to purchase merchandise such as apparel, hats, and bags representing the Babson brand using the store created by Advanced-Online. The new on ShopBabson.com will offer: An expanded…

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Babson Ranked Among Top Online Business Programs

According to Online MBA Today’s ranking Babson is ranked among the top ten MBA programs for international business and entrepreneurship.  Babson’s F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business is ranked No. 10 for Entrepreneurship and No. 4 for International Business. Online MBA Today entrepreneurship ranking: Babson College features a Blended Learning Master of Business Administration with…

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Gentle Cards: Babson student brings compassion to those who need it most

Most people associate sending or receiving a card with a celebratory moment: birthdays, graduations, anniversaries. April Chen ’19 and her co-founder Michelle Yu of Wellesley College created Gentle Cards to show those same gestures of love and thoughtfulness for those in times they need it most. Gentle’s mission is to let compassion reach its destination.…

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Follett Begins Operating Babson College Bookstore

Babson Bookstore transitioned to Follett Higher Education management on June 1, 2017, bringing new programs, products, savings and support to the entire Babson community.  The new and exciting Babson Campus Store will provide course materials in a virtual-based model, while still providing personal on-site service to the Babson community.   The new Babson Campus Store will…

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Two Babson MBAs Among Poets & Quants 2017 MBAs to Watch

Babson MBA alumna Flora Ekpe-Idang and Courtney Wilson have been named among the 100 MBAs to Watch in the Class of 2017 by Poets & Quants. Poets & Quants has collected a list of the most influential MBA graduates in the Class of 2017. When talking to future MBAs they state, “these days, your section…

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Babson Among Top Colleges according to Forbes

Babson College, earlier named No. 1 College for International Students by Forbes, is among the top colleges on Forbes America’s Top Colleges list. Babson is also No. 61 for Private Colleges and No. 41 in the Northeast.  Babson is listed as No. 74 overall, up from 104 last year. Babson is the only school on…