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Fox Boston Visits Babson

Friday, September 19 was a crisp, 47° fall morning, and Babson students were out in full force to welcome Fox Boston to campus. The Fox news crew broadcast the morning news live from Reynolds Campus Center, interviewing President Kerry Healey and current students throughout the morning. We were proud to show off what Babson Pride…

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Patricia Berens

Finally: Ebrary has a new e-book reading platform!

The long-awaited update to how one reads Ebrary‘s e-books has finally happened! Now you can just scroll through an e-book – no more tedious page by page reading. Check out the new interface! Also, information about whether or not an e-book is available for downloading is clearly presented. [Note: If Ebrary is slow to load,…

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Babson CAO Craven Among Boston Irish Reporter 2014 Honorees

The Boston Irish Reporter will honor Babson College CAO Katherine Craven during its annual anniversary luncheon Friday, October 24th, 11:45 a.m., Seaport Hotel, Boston. Also honored at “Boston Irish Honors 2014” will be the Burke Family - Jacquelyn, John, Paul, Dennis, and Michael – and Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh. “We are especially pleased that this…

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Emerald and Business Monitor International Updated Their Platforms!

This has been the summer of product upgrades, whether Blackboard, Power Search, Library research guides, or individual databases. We’ve reported about ValueLine already; now Business Monitor International as well as Emerald have followed suit.   Check out these resources and let us know whether you’d like a demo or training session.  Find all these resources on…

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Babson Startup Profile: Parlor Skis

What is your name and the name of your business? Mark Wallace M’14, Parlor Skis. What’s the mission or description of your business? Parlor is a New England based custom ski builder. Launched in Cambridge, Parlor offers a level of customer service, customization and performance that separates them from the traditional ski companies. Every ski…

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New look and feel for library research guides

We’ve recently upgraded the platform of our research, course, and database guides. So don’t be surprised that things look different!  The new version of “LibGuides” gave us an opportunity to revamp the guides, make them more visually appealing, easier to navigate, and hopefully be more useful.  Let us know if something isn’t working right, e.g.…

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Babson Startup Profile: MommiesFirst

What is your name and the name of your business? My name is Lorena Scott, and I’m a member of the Babson Class of 1999. I am the founder of MommiesFirst (www.mommiesfirst.com). What’s the mission or description of your business? MommiesFirst is a monthly subscription service for expectant and new moms (and their babies). We…

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Babson Hosts 2014 Pan-Mass Challenge Annual Bike-A-Thon

Babson College is serving as the Wellesley home for the 2014 Pan-Mass Challenge annual bike-a-thon, taking place August 2-3, 2014. About the PMC: The Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) is an annual bike-a-thon that today raises more money for charity than any other single athletic fundraising event in the country. The PMC was founded in 1980 by…

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Past Summer Venture Program Participants: Where Are They Now? (2014 Series: Part 3)

Ronald Diep ’15 comes from a family business. His parents own a boutique store selling Hawaiian products in Honolulu. Since he was young, Diep was always involved in the shop. When Diep came to Babson for his undergraduate degree, he wanted to take his family’s business to the next level. He became part of the…

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Past Summer Venture Program Participants: Where Are They Now? (2014 Series: Part 2)

When Lei Wang M’13 started the Summer Venture Program in 2012 with his venture PhotoOil, he had a basic network of artists back home in China, but was unsure whether his concept would actually work. The Summer Venture Program provided an opportunity for Wang to focus on his business fulltime and take his opportunity to…

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