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Feb 05, 2016, 12:04 ET
Two-Thirds Of Adults Worldwide Think Entrepreneurship Is A Good Career Choice According To The 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Released With Sponsors Babson College, Universidad Del Desarrollo, Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, And Tecnologico de Monterrey.

Two-Thirds Of Adults Worldwide Think Entrepreneurship Is A Good Career Choice

Sixty-six percent of adults see entrepreneurship as a good career choice, and more than half of the working-age population feel they have the...

Feb 02, 2016, 09:49 ET
Babson College is the top graduate program for entrepreneurship in the world for the second year in a row, according to the 2016 Financial Times Global Full-time MBA ranking.

Babson MBA Program Named No. 1 For Entrepreneurship By The Financial Times For Second Consecutive Year

Babson College is the top graduate program for entrepreneurship in the world for the second year in a row, according to...

Jan 27, 2016, 14:54 ET
New Babson College Undergraduate Dean Ian Lapp

Babson College Names Ian Lapp Dean Of Undergraduate School

Academic, innovator, and change agent Dr. Ian Lapp has been named Dean of the Undergraduate School at Babson College. Lapp comes to Babson from the...

Jan 20, 2016, 12:44 ET

Babson Professor Patricia Greene Receives Award For 'Outstanding Contributions In Women's Research' From United States Association For Small Business And Entrepreneurship(r)

 Babson College Professor Patricia Greene has received an award for her 'Outstanding Contributions in Women's Research' from the United States...

Jan 12, 2016, 09:08 ET

Babson Professor Heidi Neck Named President Of United States Association For Small Business And Entrepreneurship®

Babson College Professor Heidi Neck has been named President of the United States Association for Small Business and...

Jan 07, 2016, 13:14 ET
A groundbreaking accelerator program for women entrepreneurs launched by Massachusetts-based Babson College, the world leader in entrepreneurship education, will expand to Miami in 2016 with $800,000 from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.  Babson's Women Innovating Now Lab, known as the WIN Lab, is a first-of-its-kind program designed to help women entrepreneurs launch successful businesses. Matt Haggman, Knight Foundation program director for Miami, and Babson College President Kerry Healey at announcement event.

Babson College's Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab launches in Miami with $800,000 from Knight Foundation

 A groundbreaking accelerator program for women entrepreneurs launched by Massachusetts-based Babson College, the world leader in...

Nov 18, 2015, 09:35 ET
Women entrepreneurs have narrowed the gender gap by six percent since 2012 and are adding to the economic engine that is entrepreneurship - this according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2014 Women's Report released today, which is sponsored by Babson College, Universidad Del Desarrollo, Universiti Tun Abdul Razak (UNIRAZAK), and Tecnologico de Monterrey.

Women Entrepreneurs Thriving Worldwide

Entrepreneurial activity among women has increased by seven percent across 61 economies worldwide in just two years. Women entrepreneurs have...

Nov 12, 2015, 10:38 ET
Dorothy Cann Hamilton, Founder and CEO of the International Culinary Center (ICC), and creator and host of Chef's Story, and Doug Rauch, Past President of Trader Joes, Founder of Daily Table, and CEO of Conscious Capitalism Inc., will be inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs at Babson College on November 12, 2015.

Babson College Inducts Culinary Leaders to Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs

Two esteemed culinary leaders will be inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs at Babson College on November 12, 2015....

Nov 11, 2015, 10:36 ET
Babson College has been recognized by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine for having the No. 1 undergraduate school and the No. 2 graduate school for Entrepreneurship Education nationwide.

Babson Again Named the Nation's Top College for Entrepreneurship by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine

Babson College has been recognized by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine for having the No. 1 undergraduate school and the No. 2...

Nov 05, 2015, 12:55 ET
The Economist ranking finds Babson College alumni earnings to be more than $20,000 above the expected average

The Economist Ranks Babson College No. 2 in the U.S. for Value; Ranking finds Babson alumni earnings to be more than $20,000 above the expected average

 Babson College has been named No. 2 in the United States according to The Economist. In its first undergraduate college ranking, The...

Nov 04, 2015, 08:00 ET

Babson College To Host 16th Annual Rocket Pitch Event

Nearly 100 entrepreneurs from the Boston area will introduce their ventures to a crowd of fellow entrepreneurs, investors, partners, and members of...

Oct 15, 2015, 11:52 ET

Babson College Among Best Graduate Business Schools According To The Princeton Review

 Babson is among the country's most outstanding graduate business schools, according to The Princeton Review's new issue of its annual...

Oct 08, 2015, 12:35 ET
Family businesses continue to maintain high levels of ownership - 90 percent - and control of their companies, according to research by the Successful Transgenerational Entrepreneurship Practices (STEP) Project at Babson College.

Family-Owned Businesses are Determined to Maintain Ownership and Control of Their Companies, According to New Babson Research

Family businesses continue to maintain high levels of ownership and control of their companies, according to research by the Successful...

Oct 06, 2015, 14:06 ET

Babson Study: Faculty Report Low Awareness And Use Of Open Resources, But See Potential For The Future

 North Dakota University System faculty are just beginning to understand the potential for open educational resources (OER) according to a new...

Sep 25, 2015, 12:57 ET

Babson College Professor Julie Levinson Co-Edits New Book On The History Of Film Acting

 Babson College Professor of Film Julie Levinson and Framingham State University Associate Professor of English Claudia Springer have co-edited...

Sep 17, 2015, 16:25 ET

Lewis Institute Brings Global Entrepreneurial Leaders Summit To Babson College On September 24

Entrepreneurs and business leaders from around the world will converge at Babson College on September 24, 2015 for the first-ever U.S. Global...

Sep 16, 2015, 13:36 ET

Edward Chiu Named Senior Vice President for Advancement at Babson College

Edward Chiu has been named Senior Vice President for Advancement at Babson College. In his new position, Chiu will provide leadership and strategic...

Sep 14, 2015, 16:15 ET

Babson One Of Only 50 Featured In New Princeton Review Book, "Colleges That Create Futures"

Babson College is one of the nation's best institutions at offering its undergraduate students both outstanding academics and experiential learning...

Sep 10, 2015, 17:10 ET

Babson Professor Candida G. Brush Appointed Vice Provost of Global Entrepreneurial Leadership

Babson College professor Candida G. Brush has been appointed the Vice Provost of Global Entrepreneurial Leadership. In her expanded role, Dr. Brush...

Sep 09, 2015, 10:01 ET
U.S. News & World Report has ranked Babson College No. 1 in entrepreneurship for an unprecedented 19th time.

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Babson No. 1 For Entrepreneurship For The 19th Consecutive Time

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Babson College No. 1 in entrepreneurship for an unprecedented 19th time. MIT, University of...