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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…

Patricia Berens

NYTimes.com Access Now Available!

Horn Library is pleased to announce full complimentary access to NYTimes.com and NYTimes mobile apps* for Babson College students, faculty, and staff.   NYTimes.com covers a variety of topics with high quality and depth through breaking news articles, blogs, videos, and interactive features.  In addition, you will be able to share content on social networks and…

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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…

Patricia Berens

From Data Mining to Genetically-Modified Food: New Reference E-Books

Horn Library recently purchased the following reference e-books: Achieving Sustainability: Visions, Principles, Practices Applied Science: Technology Commercial Data Mining Contemporary World Issues: GMO Food: A Reference Handbook Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, 3rd ed. Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, 8th (2014) ed. To find any of these titles, simply put the title you’re interested in into…

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Boston Business Journal/BizJournals new Portal!

Click into the Boston Business Journal icon from the Library’s home page. You’ll experience an updated platform, with direct links into the digital edition of the current magazine, a direct link to the Book of Lists, the ability to quickly choose another city, direct links to other Book of Lists, and new search boxes.  These…