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Babson Undergrad Team Takes First Place In International Business Contest

Three Babson Undergrads, who are Glavin Global Fellows, took home the first place $2,000 cash prize in the Brigham Young University Business Language Case Competition last week in Provo, Utah. Babson won the Spanish division/category.The Babson team–Maryam Aram B’18 of Texas; Kamil Altintasoglu B’17 from Craiova, Romania; and Claudia Ogrezeanu B’16 from Moreni, Romania−outperformed at…

Michael Chmura

Babson Supports Community Candy Drive

Babson College was among the participants in the Wellesley Dental Group’s 8th Annual Community Candy Drive to benefit the U.S. troops serving overseas. Members of the Babson community collected more than 50 lbs of candy from November 1st to November 5th, 2015 to be sent to American servicemen and servicewomen via the non-profit organization, CarePacks, along with oral…

Michael Chmura

Babson Graduate Students Mentor Lowell High’s Entrepreneurship Students

Coffee, bagels and business plans were scattered across 32 workstations in Lowell High’s Little Theater last Thursday morning as 65 Babson graduate students and 175 Lowell entrepreneurship students came together for a day of coaching and idea generation. All 240 students worked together to reach one common goal: to further their entrepreneurial journey. The Lowell…

Alumni Entrepreneur Alex Hardy M’01 is a 2015 MassChallenge $50K Gold Winner

Babson Alumni Entrepreneurs continue to impact Boston’s startup arena.   On Oct. 28th, MassChallenge, the no-equity startup accelerator, announced the winners of the MassChallenge Boston 2015 accelerator program, awarding $1.5 million in grants to 16 startups (out of 128).Alex Hardy M’01 and co-founder Jim Miller were $50K Gold Winners for their venture Nix86, a cloud based,…

Patricia Berens

See our Book Display about Economics Nobel Prize Winners!

Over Columbus Day weekend, the Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to Angus Deaton, a professor at Princeton University. We have his 2013 book The great escape: health, wealth, and the origins of inequality.  This is on display along with works by previous winners of the Economics prize, including Paul Krugman, Paul Shiller, Elinor Ostrum,…

Michael Chmura

Undergraduate Business Save Ohno Honored By Climate CoLab

Undergraduate student business Save Ohno has received the Judges’ Choice award during finals of the Climate CoLab contest. Climate CoLab opened 15 contests in March 2015 on key challenges the world is facing as we confront climate change. Nearly 400 proposals were submitted and evaluated by the judges, who then selected 109 semi-finalists. The authors had a chance to…

Michael Chmura

Undergraduate Startup PICCPerfect Wins Beantown Throwdown

PICCPerfect, an undergraduate startup that produces safe, sanitary & stylish PICC line covers, took top honors in the 3rd annual Beantown Throwdown competition on October 9th. Winners were determined by audience vote using play money to “invest” in the most exceptional ideas. More than 200 executives from public and private companies, angel and venture investors,…