News & Announcements Blog

No access to SSRN this weekend (8/10-8/13)

There is a planned outage to SSRN this weekend to improve the robustness and performance of the platform.  This outage will occur from 9 am Friday, August 10th until 9 am Monday, August 13th. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Shannon Sweeny

Embracing Diversity, Inclusion and Equity: A Recap of the 2nd Annual Black Affinity Network Leadership Retreat

Guest post by Leticia Stallworth ’99, MBA’13 More than 60 Babson students, alumni, faculty, and staff converged in Atlanta from June 1–3, 2018, for the Black Affinity Network’s (BAN) second annual Leadership Retreat. Student leaders, including CWEL, Diversity, and Global Scholars, spent the weekend getting to know alumni, faculty, and staff while participating in a…

Michael Chmura

Babson College Receives ADDP Business Inclusion Award

Babson College has received the 2018 ADDP Business Partner Award from the Association of Developmental Disabilities Providers. This ADDP Award is an opportunity to acknowledge an organization that consistently embodies practices that promote community integration and inclusion of persons with developmental disabilities and/or brain injuries in the workplace. In presenting the award, ADDP Conference Committee…

Patricia Berens

New Streaming Service: Feature Films for Education

The Feature Films for Education Collection offers hundreds of full-length feature films for educational instructional purposes, focusing on both current and hard-to-find titles, including dramas, literary adaptations, blockbusters, classics, science fiction, environmental titles, foreign films, social issues, animation studies, Academy Award® winners, and more. Find the link to access Feature Films for Education on Horn…

Patricia Berens

New Gun Legislation Database

Gun Regulation and Legislation in America:  Provided by Hein Online, this new collection on a very timely topic brings together more than 500 titles, including periodicals, scholarly journals, key compiled federal legislative histories, relevant congressional hearings, Congressional Research Service reports, Supreme Court briefs, and more.  Please note that if, when following links to scholarly journal…

Shannon Sweeny

Parzenn Partners: Consulting for Small Businesses

Akhil Suresh Nair MBA’18 and Dhvanish “Danny” Shah MBA’18 are the co-founders of Parzenn Partners, a professional advisory and management consulting firm for small- and medium-size businesses. Parzenn Partners was created with the goal of providing high-quality professional services such as business process redesign, market and competitive research, lean management, and data analytics to small-…

Shannon Sweeny

Modifi: Efficiency at Your Fingertips

Ashish Shah MBA’09 and Jim Poss MBA’03, a serial entrepreneur best known for his business BigBelly Solar, are the co-founders of Modifi. Modifi is a People-Based “Internet of Things” company that taps into the sensors on smartphones, combining sensor data with work-flow management tools. This technology is changing construction sites, supply chains, and many more…

Patricia Berens

Access to all Business Expert Press e-Books!

Business Expert Press publishes concise, practical treatments of the topics taught in MBA programs. The born-digital books are written by professors and practitioners who translate real-life business experiences into teaching tools, and serve as curriculum-oriented, cost-effective alternatives to high-priced textbooks.  You’ll find some Babson faculty members among authors and editors of this collection of e-books! BEP…

Michael Chmura

Babson Receives STARS Gold Rating for Sustainability Achievements

Babson College has earned a STARS Gold rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System, measures and encourages sustainability in all aspects of higher education.  “Our STARS rating is a comprehensive measure of Babson’s sustainability (including social…