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Michael Chmura

Geo-Political Climate Impact on Internationalization in Higher Education

Amir Reza, Vice Provost for International and Multicultural Education, will be among the panelists in a webinar – The New Geo-Political Climate and Its Impact on Internationalization in Higher Education: Latest Insights – on February 23, 2018, 2-3 p.m. EST. About The Webinar As the country approaches the one year anniversary of the new administration…

Michael Chmura

VP Jane C. Edmonds Elected Chair of Goodwill Board

Vice President of Programming and Community Outreach Jane C. Edmonds has been elected Chair of Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries’ Board of Directors. She succeeds Bob Gittens, who is the Executive Director of Cambridge Family and Children’s Services.  “Goodwill has always been a positive social force and a leader for good,” said Edmonds, who has served…

Shannon Sweeny

Bringing Social Responsibility to Film: Aakaanksh Pothukutchi ‘13

What is your venture and who are its founders? Sedition is a 90-minute bi-lingual action-thriller film set in the remote regions of the Himalayan Mountains. Sedition is the first feature film to structure itself as a for-profit social business with 50% of profits being pledged to a nature conservancy fund (The World Land Trust) to preserve forest lands…

Patricia Berens

LexisNexis Academic is now Nexis Uni!

New name, new platform. same content.  Search global news, company information, and legal information.  If you’re looking for the Company Dossier for screening global companies, we’ve placed a direct link to it on our Databases list.  It’s available via the new Nexis Uni platform, too, but you’ll need to click on the Business icon, then…

Michael Chmura

Crossroads Cafe at Babson’s Reynolds Campus Center Becomes 2 Star Certified Green Restaurant®

Crossroads Cafe at the Babson College Donald W. Reynolds Campus Center has been certified as a 2 Star Certified Green Restaurant® by the Green Restaurant Association (GRA), a national nonprofit organization helping restaurants to become more environmentally sustainable. Crossroads Cafe received 147.25 GreenPoints™ on the GRA’s rigorous certification scale and implemented 35 environmental steps.  Highlights…

Shannon Sweeny

Vital20 Communications: Winning Customers in Three Seconds

Hetansh Desai MSEL ’16 is the founder of Vital20 Communications based in India. What is Vital20 Communications and who are its founders? Vital20 Communications is a marketing company that helps businesses win customers in the first three seconds. You & I are exposed to 5000 ads a day and only about 100 succeed in making…

Michael Chmura

VP Edmonds Named To Massachusetts Group Insurance Commission

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has named Vice President for Programming and Community Outreach Jane C. Edmonds to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Group Insurance Commission. “We are fortunate to welcome a leader of Jane Edmonds’ caliber to the Group Insurance Commission,” said Dr. Roberta Herman, Executive Director. “Jane’s diverse experience in state government over thirteen years…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Joins Sixteen Additional Top Universities Implementing the Groundbreaking Cost Estimator, MyinTuition

Today, Babson joins sixteen additional top universities showcasing their commitment to clarifying the cost of college by implementing MyinTuition, a revolutionary online tool that quickly and easily provides accurate college cost estimates. Prospective students will now be able to easily estimate costs to attend Babson College, Boston College, Brown University, Colby College, Davidson College, Duke…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson College Undergraduate Student Business Wins Deal on ABC’s Shark Tank

David Zamarin ’20, founder of DetraPel, appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank on Sunday January 7, 2018 at 10:00 pm.  Zamarin struck a deal with Mark Cuban and Lori Greiner for $200,000 for 25% of DetraPel. DetraPel DetraPel is a nanotechnology protective coatings company.  DetraPel provides an array of products that are clear, protective and durable…