News & Announcements Blog

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Students Host Sallie Mae Hackathon

Babson College and Sallie Mae invites students to a “design thinking hackathon” to develop innovative fintech ideas for the biggest financial problems students are facing. This event is open to all undergraduate and graduate students, alumni, and faculty. No technical skills are required. When: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Students will be…

Michael Chmura

Babson MBA Biz – Gleeout – Recess For Adults

Naveed Ghalib MBA’16 has opened a new fitness facility in Woburn, MA – Gleeout – which, he says, provides “recess for adults.” “Adults can come in and play games like tag, bubble soccer, relay races and PE type games all for the purposes of working out. We call it ‘the most fun workouts’,” Ghalib says.…

Shannon Sweeny

Realplay: Helping Athletes Capture Their Best Moments

There is one thing you learn very quickly when first meeting Justin Real MBA ’17; he is obsessed with baseball. During his baseball career he experienced the stress of spending the end of high school competing for the attention of college team scouts. This is where the idea for Realplay came, helping high school and college athletes…

Shannon Sweeny

Babson Executive Education Honored by Chief Learning Officer Magazine for Excellence in Learning and Development

Babson Executive Education has received two prestigious Learning In Practice awards from Chief Learning Officer magazine, a publication of Human Capital Media. Babson Executive Education has been recognized with Gold for Excellence in Academic Partnerships award and a Silver for Excellence in Executive Education awards for transformational work in organizational learning and development at a…

Michael Chmura

Manizales Más Scholars Receive Innovation and Entrepreneurship Teaching Excellence Award

Professors Viviana Molina Osorio from Universidad Autónoma de Manizales and Maria Paulina Vásquez Varela from Universidad de Manizales have received a Certificate of Special Merit of the 3rd Innovation and Entrepreneurship Teaching Excellence Awards presented during the 12th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Paris last month. Their award winning case history – “Ruta…

Patricia Berens

Read Nobel Prize in Economics Winner Richard Thaler’s Books

Horn Library has the following books by Richard Thaler who was just awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in Economics: Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics. 2015 Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness, co-authored with Cass R. Sunstein. 2008 (also available as e-book) Advances in Behavioral Finance, Volume II. 2005 Quasi Rational Economics. 1994 The…

Patricia Berens

Complimentary Access to WSJ.com now Available!

Babson students, faculty, and staff now have access to the Wall Street Journal’s website, WSJ.com, and related mobile and tablet apps.    Signing up is easy! Follow these steps: Registration: Click HERE to start your registration. If you aren’t logged into the portal or hub, you will be prompted for your Babson username and password. Create…

Shannon Sweeny

Fifteen Babson and Olin College of Engineering Students Accepted to CGI U 2017

Fifteen Babson and Olin College of Engineering students have been accepted to attend the 2017 Clinton Global Initiative University annual meeting at Northeastern University October 13-15. The annual meeting brings together more than 1,000 innovative student leaders to make Commitments to Action in CGI U’s five focus areas: Education, Environment and Climate Change, Peace and Human Rights,…

Shannon Sweeny

Lula: Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing

Undergraduate students Michael and Matthew Vega-Sanz ’19 are the founders of Lula. What is Lula and who are its founders? Lula is an online platform that allows college students to rent cars from each other. We see it as a way to give students all the benefits of owning a vehicle without all the fees…