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Babson’s New Board Chair and the Power of Creating Opportunities
Babson’s New Board Chair and the Power of Creating Opportunities » Jeffery Perry ’87, P’23 brings a wealth of experiences and a unique perspective as an alumnus and parent of a student to his new role as chair of the Babson Board of Trustees.
Associate Professor Lakshmi Balachandra Works to Close Gender VC Gap at Federal Level
Associate Professor Lakshmi Balachandra Works to Close Gender VC Gap at Federal Level » As the inaugural innovation fellow at the National Science Foundation, Associate Professor Lakshmi Balachandra is striving to help close the capital investment gender gap through federal policy.
How to Take a Company Public
How to Take a Company Public » Reflecting on a recent IPO, Flywire’s Mike Massaro ’00 and NASDAQ’s Karen Snow ’93 share their insights on how to take a company public.
Introducing the Tariq Farid Franchise Institute at Babson College
Introducing the Tariq Farid Franchise Institute at Babson College » Somia Farid Silber ’15, vice president of e-commerce at Edible Brands, discusses how the new institute is a major opportunity for Babson and the future of franchising education.
Retiring Police Chief Pollard Commended for Investing in People and Community This article contains a photo gallery
Retiring Police Chief Pollard Commended for Investing in People and Community » Outgoing police chief James Pollard was praised for his personal approach to public safety at his recent retirement ceremony.
From Arkansas to Babson, Professor Vicky Crittenden Writes Her Own Story
From Arkansas to Babson, Professor Vicky Crittenden Writes Her Own Story » From a small town in Arkansas, Babson Professor Vicky Crittenden carved out an award-winning career, and now connects her experience growing up to inform her marketing research and her writing.
Taking His Expertise in Environmental Justice to the White House
Taking His Expertise in Environmental Justice to the White House » Recently appointed to a White House Environmental Justice Council, Kyle Whyte ’01 has brought his unique perspectives to the federal level.
5 Questions on Redesigning the Babson Pride Logo
5 Questions on Redesigning the Babson Pride Logo » Ryan Findling ’23, who helped lead the rebranding of Babson Pride, discusses what the logo represents and how the group promotes inclusivity and supports students.
33 Reasons to Give to Babson
33 Reasons to Give to Babson » To support the College's goal of 33% alumni donor participation—an important metric when it comes to college rankings—here are 33 ways that alumni support helps Babson thrive.
Why Amazon’s Purchase of MGM May Not Be as Significant as It Seems
Why Amazon’s Purchase of MGM May Not Be as Significant as It Seems » While alluring on paper, Amazon’s $8.5 billion purchase of MGM Studios may lack strategy, says Lecturer Peter Cohan.