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Brianna DiPietro

Babson Student Startup: SuperHealos

Following personal health scares and unexpected family challenges, Babson MBA student Yuan Yin M’15 decided to reevaluate her priorities and follow a new dream. From it was born a team of SuperHealos. SuperHealos Yuan: A SuperHealo is many things. It’s both the name of our business and a member of our team. It’s also a character in…

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Mediamark MRI access has been restored!

Our access to Mediamark MRI has been reinstated.  This resource provides access to GfK MRI’s Survey of the American Consumer™ which tracks media usage, demographics, psychographics, and consumer behavior.  Use it to find spreadsheets containing demographics, lifestyles, product and brand usage, and advertising media preferences. Helpful for business planning and marketing. Access Mediamark MRI on the Library…

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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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Educator Dr. Steve Perry Keynotes Babson’s Black History Celebration February 23

Revolutionary educator Dr. Steve Perry and Musical Historian Lawrence “Larry” Watson  will join the Babson Community on February 23rd to celebrate the incredible contributions and historic impact African Americans have had on our nation. A conversation with Perry and a performance by Watson will be followed with buffet lunch of African American and Caribbean Cuisine to top…

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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…