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Vault database is back up and running.

The Vault team has fixed the problem causing the outage.  Everything should be working properly now.   Vault is temporarily offline due to unexpected site maintenance.  The vendor is working to get access restored.  This is a global issue.  They hope to have access restored within the next few hours.

Patricia Berens

Win a $1,000 Scholarship from!

If you’re interested in marketing, market research, or information sciences, you’re eligible to apply! One of the requirements is to submit an essay that addresses the following questions:  In your opinion, what are the biggest challenges that market researchers and data scientists will face in the future? What are some potential ways to confront these challenges?…

Michael Chmura

CAO Craven Elected Mass. Business Roundtable Treasurer

Babson CAO Katherine Craven has been elected treasurer of the Massachusetts Business Roundtable by members during its 39th annual meeting, hosted by Foley Hoag in Boston.  The Roundtable is a nonprofit, member-driven, public policy organization representing CEOs and senior executives from companies in diverse industry sectors that employ more than 250,000 people across the Commonwealth.…

Shannon Sweeny

Embracing Diversity, Inclusion and Equity: A Recap of the 2nd Annual Black Affinity Network Leadership Retreat

Guest post by Leticia Stallworth ’99, MBA’13 More than 60 Babson students, alumni, faculty, and staff converged in Atlanta from June 1–3, 2018, for the Black Affinity Network’s (BAN) second annual Leadership Retreat. Student leaders, including CWEL, Diversity, and Global Scholars, spent the weekend getting to know alumni, faculty, and staff while participating in a…

Michael Chmura

Babson College Receives ADDP Business Inclusion Award

Babson College has received the 2018 ADDP Business Partner Award from the Association of Developmental Disabilities Providers. This ADDP Award is an opportunity to acknowledge an organization that consistently embodies practices that promote community integration and inclusion of persons with developmental disabilities and/or brain injuries in the workplace. In presenting the award, ADDP Conference Committee…

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…