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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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Babson Graduate Startup: Homes by Masha

Babson Undergraduate Alumna Masha Senderovich is founder of Homes by Masha at Keller Williams, where she has been able to pursue her own passion for real estate as a consultant and owner of her premier venture with Keller Williams Realty. Homes by Masha At Homes by Masha, which I operate through my main office in Newton…

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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…

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WIN Lab Among Winners of BostInno’s 50 On Fire Awards

The Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab of the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership at Babson is among the winners of the BostInno 3rd annual 50 on Fire awards. 50 on Fire honors those driving innovation within the region by recognizing the year’s 50 most luminary, disruptive and newsworthy people and organizations across industries. The Women…

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Ten Babson Undergraduate Students Awarded Ely Trust Scholarships

Ten Babson undergraduate students have been selected to receive $2,500 scholarships – totaling $25,000 – from the Charles C. Ely Trust for the 2014-2015 academic year. The Babson’s Student Financial Services office nominated the students on the basis of academic merit, character, leadership abilities, and financial need. 10 nominees: • Jeffrey Andrews ’16, Northbridge, Mass. • Collin Duffany…

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Robert Leerink Joins Babson Cutler Center Advisory Board

Robert Leerink ’90, senior managing director and co-founder of investment banking firm Leerink Partners, has joined the Stephen D. Cutler Center for Investments and Finance (Cutler Center) Board of Advisors. Leerink has been with Leerink Partners since its inception in 1995. He is a Senior Managing Director of Leerink’s Institutional Sales team. Prior to joining Institutional…

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Babson Consulting Teams Win Shelby Cullom Davis Foundation Prize For Entrepreneurship

Two Babson Management Consulting Field Experience (MCFE) teams that worked with non-profits during the 2013-2104 academic year received the Shelby Cullom Davis Foundation Prize for Entrepreneurship during the ceremonies held during the 2014 Fall Family and Friends Weekend on the Wellesley campus. One undergraduate student team worked for ImagineNations, a global, non-profit, social enterprise whose…