Faculty & Leadership Blog

Michael Chmura

2017 Diana International Conference Celebrates Research Agenda In Women’s Entrepreneurship

The 2017 Diana International Conference took place October 1-3, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri, at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Papers accepted for the 2017 conference built on this year’s conference theme: Programs, Policies & Practices Around High-Growth Women’s Entrepreneurship. Those topics were explored by researchers from around the world using a variety of gender…

Shannon Sweeny

Influencing at a Distance – across Cultures

Allan Cohen, Distinguished Professor of Global Leadership, Babson College and David Bradford, Senior Lecturer on Organizational Behavior Emeritus at Stanford Graduate School of Business It is hard enough to manage or influence people who are geographically separate, but much more difficult when they come from cultures with different norms about openness, interaction, making relationships, dealing…

Michael Chmura

Professor Grewal Publication Receives MarketingEDGE Best Paper Award

MarketingEDGE has presented Best Paper Award to a publication coauthored by Professor Dhruv Grewal. Mobile Advertising: A Framework and Research Agenda received the award for a paper published in the Journal of Interactive Marketing in 2016. Co-authors are Northeastern Professor Yakov Bart, Munich School of Management Professor Martin Spann, and Tel Aviv University Professor Peter Pal Zubcsek. They…

Michael Chmura

Vice Provost Brush Coauthors “Angel Investing: A Literature Review”

Vice Provost of Entrepreneurial Leadership Candy Brush has coauthored “Angel Investing: A Literature Review“, Foundations and Trends® in Entrepreneurship: Vol. 13: No. 4-5, pp 265-439 with Bentley Professor Linda F. Edelman and Bentley Professor Tatiana S. Manolova.  ABSTRACT: “Even though scholars have amassed a large body of research on angel investors, few systematic and comprehensive reviews…

Digital Experience Initiative (dXi)

Creative Arts and Digital Transformation

Post by Danielle Krcmar, Associate Director of Visual Arts Did you know that an actress, Hedy Lamar, and a composer, George Antheil, are the inventors responsible for the signal technology which ensures that your cell phone messages can’t be easily intercepted? The encryption technology known as frequency hopping was far ahead of its time, patented…

Michael Chmura

Professor Beitelspacher Receives Award For Innovative Excellence In Marketing Education

Babson Professor Lauren Beitelspacher becomes the latest Babson faculty member to receive the Pearson Prentice Hall’s Solomon-Marshall-Stuart Award for Innovative Excellence in Marketing Education (American Marketing Association Teaching and Learning SIG). Beitelspacher received the award this summer for innovation in her Retailing class. Previously Professor Anne Roggeveen received the award in 2014 for her creation…

Bala Iyer, Dean of Faculty

TEDx Babson College – Digital Innovation and Disruption

Babson hosted its first TEDx event in April, 2017 and the footage is now available. The theme of the event was “Disruption 360,” featuring a collection of 15-minute talks on a variety of subjects related to the dynamic change that is occurring today in the world of business. Experts from the worlds of information technology,…

Digital Experience Initiative (dXi)

Collegiate Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Computing

Calling all Babson female students whose technical contribution to projects demonstrates a high level of creativity and potential impact! Applications for the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Collegiate Award are now open. Recipients of the award will receive up to $10,000 in cash, a trip to the 2018 NCWIT Summit, computing resources,…

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…