Faculty Thought Leadership

Babson Students Reflect on Winning Legal Research Competition with Papers and Presentations on Timely Topics

Co-authored by Babson students Juliana Bonilla, Ritik Chadha, and Rohan Thompson. Thursday, August 5th, we competed in the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB) student research paper and presentation contest. Like last year, the 2021 ALSB conference was online. We wrote our papers as part of our business law course (Law 1000) under the…

Posted In Faculty & Leadership Blog

38th Annual Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference Takes Place June 6–9, 2018

The 38th annual Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), co-sponsored by the School of Business Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT), Centre for Enterprise Development and Regional Economy (CEDRE) and the Irish Network for Teachers and Researchers of Entrepreneurship (INTRE), will be held in Waterford, Ireland, on June 6–9, 2018. BCERC, widely considered the world’s premier conference…

Posted In Faculty & Leadership Blog

How a Perfect Cup of Coffee Helps Make Babson College No. 1 in Entrepreneurship

Guest post by Keith Rollag, Professor and Dean-Elect of the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business (starting July 1, 2018) Once again we’re honored that U.S. News & World Report has named Babson College’s graduate school No. 1 in Entrepreneurship for the 25th consecutive year. Our “silver anniversary” is a special achievement given that our perennial…

Posted In Faculty & Leadership Blog

Let Us Come to You: Babson Brings its No. 1 Ranked Entrepreneurship Education to Working Professionals Around the World

Guest post by Phillip Kim, Associate Professor and Faculty Director, Babson Blended Learning MBA Program Our students in the Blended Learning MBA program come to Babson because of its reputation as the leading school for entrepreneurship education. The recognition by U.S. News & World Report that Babson continues as the No. 1 graduate school for…

Posted In Faculty & Leadership Blog

Look Beyond Spain’s Tourist Attractions to Find Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and an Economy on the Rise, Says Babson Professor Jay Rao

For more than 12 years, Babson College Strategy and Innovation Professor Jay Rao has focused some of his in-the-field efforts on corporations, organizations, and business schools in Spain. Between leading executive education programs for some of the most impactful businesses in the country (i.e. BBVA, Iberdrola, and Repsol), consulting for global corporations with a local…

Posted In Faculty & Leadership Blog

Why Entrepreneurship Education is So Important in Countries like Spain, and Around the World

By Donna Kelley, Babson College Professor of Entrepreneurship, Board Member and researcher, Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Though still considered a leading European financial and technological hub, Spain was not immune to the 2008 recession and its lasting effects. Entrepreneurship rates declined from 2008-2010, with only a slight uptick thereafter, and societal attitudes about the presence…

Posted In Faculty & Leadership Blog

Why Miami? A Look at Entrepreneurship in the Region with Babson College Professor Donna Kelley

Last year, Babson College expanded to Miami, Florida with three graduate programs—including the Blended Learning MBA, ranked No. 1 for alumni earnings and top 10 worldwide by Financial Times (FT),The Princeton Review, and Entrepreneur magazine. The expansion builds on the ongoing success of Babson’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab® Miami, and Babson’s growing, powerful network of 5,000 alumni…

Posted In Faculty & Leadership Blog

Professor Shulman’s EntrepreneurShares Entrepreneur ETF Ranks #1 In Total Return

Entrepreneur ETF (ENTR), a product of Professor Joel Shulman’s investment management firm, EntrepreneurShares, has been ranked #1 in total return for the top 10 Large Cap Core funds ranked by year-to-date performance as of Jan. 31, 2018 (#1 out of 881 Mutual Funds and ETFs) by the Wall Street Journal.  EntrepreneurShares, Shulman’s investment management firm,…

Posted In Faculty & Leadership Blog

Vice Provost Brush Receives USASBE Lifetime Achievement Award For Entrepreneurship

Vice Provost of Global Entrepreneurial Leadership Candida Brush has received the Max S. Wortman, Jr. / USASBE Lifetime Achievement Award for Entrepreneurship. “It is an incredible honor to receive the Max S. Wortman Jr. USASBE Lifetime achievement award,” said Brush. “It means a lot to be recognized for an award named for someone who cared…

Posted In Faculty & Leadership Blog

Andrew Corbett, Top-Ranked Entrepreneurship Research Scholar, Appointed Paul T. Babson Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies

Babson College Chair of the Entrepreneurship Division, Andrew Corbett, has now also been named the Paul T. Babson Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies. The Professorship honors the memory of Roger Babson’s cousin, Paul Babson, who was a graduate of the University of Nebraska, lived in Boston, and was a trustee and loyal benefactor of the College.…

Posted In Faculty & Leadership Blog