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Jun 25, 2015, 12:18 ET

Babson College Hosts 1st U.S. Diana International Research Conference

Babson College hosted the 8th annual Diana Project International Research Conference on June 8-9, 2015, providing a platform for scholars to share...

Jun 19, 2015, 13:40 ET

Babson Marketing Professor Levy Receives ACRA Lifetime Achievement Award

The American Collegiate Retailing Association (ACRA) has awarded Michael Levy, the Charles Clarke Reynolds Professor of Marketing at Babson...

Jun 09, 2015, 14:23 ET

35th Annual Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) To Commence June 10-13

The 35th annual Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) will be hosted at the Verve Crowne Plaza in Natick, MA on June 10-13,...

Jun 03, 2015, 14:42 ET

Babson College Students and Alumni Earn 2015 Inc. Magazine Honors

 Babson College students and alumni continue to earn their way into the entrepreneurial spotlight, including six recent honorees, and two...

May 29, 2015, 14:00 ET

Babson College Invites Women Entrepreneurs To June 4th Networking Soiree

 Babson College's Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab will host its Women's Entrepreneurship Summer Soiree at the Fields Corner Business Lab in...

May 28, 2015, 14:01 ET

Babson College Achieves Gold Ratings In Sustainability

 Babson College's collaborative sustainability program has earned a Gold Rating through AASHE's Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating...

May 27, 2015, 09:00 ET

Babson College Honors 2015 Alumni Entrepreneur "Rising Stars"

Babson College has recognized ten alumni entrepreneurs as the 2015 Alumni Entrepreneur "Rising Stars". These individuals have successfully...

May 22, 2015, 12:50 ET

Babson Entrepreneurship Professor Joel Shulman Ranked #1 Large Cap Blend Equity Manager By Pensions & Investments

 Babson Entrepreneurship Professor Joel Shulman, who pioneered investing in publicly-traded entrepreneurial companies through his company...

May 11, 2015, 10:17 ET
Babson alumnus Kevin Colleran '03, an early Executive at Facebook and current Managing Partner of a top tier venture capital firm, Slow Ventures, and Richard Saul Wurman, a renowned American architect and author who created and chaired the TED (Technology, Entertainment, and Design) Conference, will both be honored during Babson College's 2015 Commencement Ceremonies on May 16, 2015.  Colleran will address the Undergraduate School Ceremony at 10 a.m. and Wurman will address the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business Ceremony at 3 p.m. Each will receive an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters.

Babson Names Entrepreneurs Kevin Colleran '03 and Richard Saul Wurman as 2015 Commencement Speakers and Honorees

Babson alumnus Kevin Colleran '03, an early Executive at Facebook and current Managing Partner of a top tier venture capital firm, Slow...

May 08, 2015, 12:48 ET

Babson College Recognized As A Finalist At The 2015 PRWeek Global Awards

 PRWeek celebrated revered winners and finalists at its recent 2015 Global Awards ceremony in London, including Babson and the Global...

May 05, 2015, 14:11 ET

Babson College Professor Offers Historical Context To Recent Protests

Babson College History Professor Frederick Douglass Opie offers new insights into the causes and results of 20th century social movements in his...

May 01, 2015, 15:45 ET

Babson College Professor Jones Examines Shortcomings Of The World Trade Organization And Possible Solutions

Babson College Economics Professor Dr. Kent Jones has authored Reconstructing the World Trade Organization for the 21st Century - An Institutional...

Apr 29, 2015, 15:12 ET

Babson College Among Most Environmentally Friendly Colleges In The World, According To The Princeton Review

 Babson College is one of the 353 most environmentally responsible colleges in the world, according to The Princeton Review. The education...

Apr 27, 2015, 12:53 ET
Babson College establishes new, endowed distinguished professorship - Steven C. and Carmella R. Kletjian Foundation Distinguished Professor in Global Surgery - with $3 million gift by Steven C. and Carmella R. Kletjian Foundation. Donald Hannan III (right), Director of the Kletjian Foundation, joined Babson President Kerry Healey (left) at ceremony to formally establish the new distinguished professorship.

Babson College Announces the Establishment of a New Distinguished Professorship in Global Surgery

Babson College has established a new, endowed distinguished professorship, the Steven C. and Carmella R. Kletjian Foundation Distinguished...

Apr 24, 2015, 13:28 ET
Babson College is hosting its inaugural Latin America Summit / Global Master of Business Administration Reunion -- Babson Connect: Worldwide -- an unprecedented opportunity for the global Babson community to gather and celebrate Entrepreneurship of All Kinds(R).   This global gathering is taking place April 24-26, 2015 in historic Cartagena, Colombia, a celebrated World Heritage city.

Babson College Hosts Babson Connect: Worldwide - Its Inaugural Latin America Summit / Global MBA Reunion in Cartagena, Colombia

Babson College is hosting its inaugural Latin America Summit / Global Master of Business Administration Reunion -- Babson Connect:...

Apr 22, 2015, 13:39 ET

Babson Professor Frederick Douglass Opie Explores Food Traditions In Early 20th Century Florida

 Babson College Professor of History and Foodways Frederick Douglass Opie has authored the new book, Zora Neale Hurston on Florida Food:...

Apr 16, 2015, 13:06 ET
Ruthie Davis M'93, a leading independent designer and the founder of the only luxury female American shoe designer label in the industry; and Michael Bastian '87, an American fashion designer known for his namesake label,Michael Bastian, and his work for brands such as GANT, will be inducted into The Babson College Alumni Entrepreneur Hall of Fame during ceremonies on the Wellesley campus on April 16, 2015.

Babson College to Honor Fashion Entrepreneurs Ruthie Davis and Michael Bastian

 Ruthie Davis M'93, a leading independent designer and the founder of the only luxury female American shoe designer label in the industry;...

Apr 09, 2015, 12:28 ET

First-year Babson College Undergraduates Launch 33 Businesses

Babson College students have launched 33 new businesses as part of the Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship (FME) course, a 7-credit...

Apr 08, 2015, 12:47 ET

Babson College 2015 B.E.T.A. Challenge Showcases Student & Alumni Startups

The Babson College B.E.T.A. (Babson Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®) Challenge kicks off on April 8th, 2015, recognizing major milestones...

Apr 07, 2015, 15:16 ET

Babson College's Lewis Institute to Honor Social Entrepreneurs From Partners in Health and Channels of Hope

 The Lewis Institute at Babson College will honor five global social entrepreneurs with the 2015 Social Innovator Awards during a Wellesley...