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Seventh Babson Food Day

Quite a lot has changed since Food Sol launched six years ago – both across the food industry (from field to fork it’s been interrupted and redesigned) as well as in food education (who teaches what and to whom). When we started, annual events that celebrated farming, food, access, sustainability, justice, animal welfare, and culture…

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Michael Chmura

Vice Provost Reza Webinar: Global Learning—Beyond Study Abroad

Vice Provost for International and Multicultural Education Amir Reza will be among the panelists in the webinar Global Learning—Beyond Study Abroad on September 12, 2017 at 2 pm ET. According to the Association of American Colleges & Universities, “Student engagement with global issues and perspectives should no longer rest with one elective or one semester…

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Graduate Center for Career Development

Innovating to Save Lives

By Burcu Aydin, MBA 2018 If you are planning to intern at a biotechnology company, I hope you consider Vertex Pharmaceuticals. Vertex is one of the most respected, innovative and patient-centric biotechnology company’s. Vertex creates new possibilities in medicine to cure diseases such as cystic fibrosis and improve people’s lives. They work with leading researchers,…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson’s Vikki Rodgers Elected to the Ecological Research as Education Network Board of Directors

Babson professor Vikki Rodgers has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Ecological Research as Education Network (EREN).   EREN is a group of 300+ faculty from 210+ primarily undergraduate institutions (PUIs) that collaborate to create and perform ecological research projects that engage students and generate high-quality publishable data. It was started in 2010…

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Digital Experience Initiative (dXi)

Scarce Data: How Aquadat is Pushing the Water Industry to Embrace Data

Post by Ross Chesnick (MBA ’17), Director, Growth & Strategic Partnerships, Aquadat with Prof. Ruben Mancha “Water is not a rational market today. It is daunting for a startup to navigate [it]; the problem is more market-based than technology-based.”1 Brook Porter of Kleiner Caulfield and Byers Green Growth Fund has a point. Water is one of…

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Patricia Berens

New Research Resources, Some Name Changes, and More!

It’s been a busy summer for the Library’s Content Management team.  Some key changes and additions: Ebook Central replaces both Ebrary and EBL and includes about 250,000 e-books across all topic areas Investext, the Thomson Reuters collection of brokerage reports, has been added to the Mergent Online platform Women’s Studies Archive: Women’s Issues and Identities…

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Multiple Interns, Same Department: Good or Bad Idea?

As summer wraps up and Babson classes resume, I think about how happy students are to reunite with friends and our excitement when these friends are also our classmates. How different our college experience would be if each class was a private lesson between just the student and professor? Perhaps more engaging and in-depth, but…

Posted In Undergraduate Blog

Michael Chmura

Babson’s Play Business And HubCharge Finalists In National RECESS Pitch Competition

Babson student businesses Play Business and HubCharge are among the 15 college startup finalists of the RECESS Pitch Competition in Los Angeles.  Babson is the only college to place two startups among the finalists of this national competition. Startup: Play Business Babson Graduate Student Joan Segura Emerging markets and mostly Latin American countries have nearly…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Launches Online Branded Store

Babson College is pleased to announce the launch of their official online store ShopBabson.com featuring Babson Spirit products.  Babson fans, alumni, parents and students will now be able to purchase merchandise such as apparel, hats, and bags representing the Babson brand using the store created by Advanced-Online. The new on ShopBabson.com will offer: An expanded…

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