Babson Magazine

Spring 2014

Edlyn Wang ‘12

The (Mis)adventures of the Young and Newly Graduated

When Commencement ends and young alumni leave the comfort of campus, they are hurled into an unfamiliar world of new jobs and experiences. This is the life of 20-somethings, an age of rent and romance, dreams and doubts. It’s a scary time, but also exhilarating, as people strive to find their place in the world.

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Examining Our Health-Care System

Four years ago this spring, President Barack Obama gathered with a celebratory crowd in the East Room of the White House to sign into law the bill known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Designed to provide coverage to …

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The Running Man

Sports have given Rick Cleary a lot of enjoyment through the years. As a young man, he and a friend, armed with baseball schedules and Greyhound bus passes Has related video

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Those Who Guard the Dreams of the Young

Home to Amma Sefa-Dedeh Lartey, MBA’09, is Ghana. Ask Lartey about her childhood, though, and she’ll tell you that she did not experience a typical Ghanaian upbringing. With two professors for parents, she and her two siblings grew up on the … Has related video

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Small Talk with Taelyr Roberts

Taelyr Roberts ’15 is a busy person. She’s president of the Slam Poetry Club, vice president of the Black Student Union, and student coordinator of the Barton Road After-School Program, which offers activities for children living in a local …

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Music Man

To date, Jamie Kent ’09, musician and songwriter, has released four albums. Two are full length, with 10 songs each, and two are shorter releases (EPs) Has related video

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What Inspired Your Brand?

From brainstorming sessions to personal connections, Alumni entrepreneurs share how they came up with the ideas for their brands.

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First-Years Take on a Big, Global Challenge

Late at night, wandering around the Web, Ajay Palekar ’17 stumbled upon a site that made him pause. It put forth a challenge. A big one. An entrepreneurial competition was looking for teams of college students to take on a global problem …

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6 Tips to Attract Angel Funding

No magic formula exists for gaining the interest of angel investors. However, you can improve your chances with this advice from entrepreneurship professor Candida Brush.

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Learning from Other Cultures

Exploring Hong Kong on her own one day, Lorien Romito, director of education abroad, discovered this temple in Nan Lian Garden. Romito traveled to Hong Kong and Singapore during this past winter break as the administrator for one of Babson’s …

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Victories and Accolades on Ice

A 22-5-2 record, a second straight appearance in the NCAA Tournament quarterfinals, and consecutive ECAC East Tournament titles for the first time in program history only begin to scratch the surface of the most recent accomplishments of the …

News, Notes + Nods

Wondering what your classmates have been up to? Come catch up!

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Life After Football

When superstar quarterbacks Tom Brady and Peyton Manning finally decide to retire from football, their departures will cause a lot of hubbub. Reporters will pack a goodbye press conference, ESPN will run career retrospectives, and fans will …

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Filling in the Gaps

Asha Campbell ’17 says she not only was fortunate to have parents who encouraged her to go to college, but she also was fortunate to attend a school at which the teachers put college in the forefront. So when she arrived at Babson and discovered …

Come One, Come All

Entrepreneurs seeking information, guidance, inspiration, and camaraderie as they strive to start businesses or infuse their workplace with new energy—these are the people who addresses, people intrigued by Entrepreneurship of All Kinds, …

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Strength Through Connections

Babson is fortunate to have so many people who celebrate meaningful connections, developed during their time here, with the College. Thankfully, these connections often continue and deepen long after they leave. I have the honor and opportunity …