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Michael Chmura

Babson Hosts Wearables Hackathon February 24, 2017

The Babson Fashion Entrepreneurial Initiative and the IoT Initiative at Babson College are hosting the Wearables Hackathon on Friday, February 24, 2017, from 8:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., in the Butler Venture Accelerator at the Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship at Babson College. Students will use wearable technology to experiment with creating new products.…

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Emily Denoble

How 2 Divide Equity

For the Blank Center’s first How 2 Tuesday event of the semester, Senior Lecturer Les Charm hosted a workshop on approaches and important topics to consider when dividing equity among the founders of a new business. He calls this the “kitchen table discussion” because it often takes place at an informal location, such as a…

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Brianna Radicioni

Join the WIN Lab at Babson Boston for ‘Honest Stories From Women Leaders’

On Wednesday, March 1, Babson College’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab, SheStarts, WEBos (Women Entrepreneurship Boston) and Peach will host an ‘Honest Stories From Women Leaders’ panel discussion with: Janet Kraus, CEO and Co-Founder of Peach, Jody Rose, Executive Director of the New England Venture Capital Association, and Nicole Sahin, CEO and Founder of Globalization Partners.…

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Babson Graduate Students

On and Off (Campus); Life as a Babson Student – Bandana Kaur MBA ’17

Diversity is a cornerstone at Babson – whether it be in the courses offered, the faculty, the food, or even the weather. But the pinnacle of diversity at Babson lies in its student populace. Representing over 70 countries, Babson’s international student population counts for 62% of the entire student body, and very few others apart from Bandana…

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Katherine McVey

Round 2 Decisions Are Live!

Congratulations to all of our Round 2 applicants who were admitted to our full-time MBA, Master of Science in Management in Entrepreneurial Leadership, and Master of Science in Finance programs this week!  Our pool of candidates this year has been incredibly strong and it is always a highlight of our year to spend time carefully…

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Emily Miles

Economist website is not working

The Economist website is currently not working properly. When attempting to access articles you may get a 404 error or a message that says you need to subscribe. The vendor is aware of the problem and working on a fix. In the meantime, you can access articles from The Economist journal via Academic OneFile. We apologize for…

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Peer Career Ambassadors

Take Advantage of Your Downtime!

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Davele Zephyr, Class of 2019. While we all love snow days, and holidays, and cancelled classes, recognize that’s it’s on days like these that we can take a few small steps to add to our personal and professional brand. Don’t get me wrong, these days off are…

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Emily Denoble

Past B.E.T.A. Challenge Finalists: Where Are They Now? (2017 Series: Part 1)

Hanson Grant, Founder of Think Board, graduated from Babson’s undergraduate program in 2016. His ground-breaking company sells dry-erase film that turns any surface into a whiteboard. Hanson’s energy, focus on customer engagement, and passion drove Think Board to win the 2015 undergraduate B.E.T.A. Challenge. Although the chance to win $20,000 was the main motivation Hanson…

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Life After Baseball

Baseball has been a staple in my life since I first started playing tee ball as a clumsy two-year-old. It became a major part of my identity and something that I loved to do. Baseball taught me how to work hard, how to accept and learn from failure, how to perform under pressure and how…

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Stephanie Bannister

Experiential Learning: My Favorite Class at Babson

During my time in Babson’s MBA program, I’ve spoken to several different potential students about my experience here, my advice for their interviews, and what they can expect once they step through those doors. One thing that always comes up, and that I too was curious about before I started, is the experiential learning opportunities…

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