Babson Magazine

Spring 2018

Dr. Joe Passanante ’91

Doctors Who Mean Business

Equipped with MBAs, these physicians can connect the many related yet often disparate parts of the health-care industry and help improve the future of medicine.

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Taking on Health Care

From creating apps that manage care to preventing adverse drug interactions and more, these alumni are working to improve health care.

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Taking Care of Our Elders

Joe Carella, MBA’89, was more or less a typical teenager in the 1970s. A football player, he was strong, cocky, and fearless, and his day-to-day concerns ran the usual gamut of sports, girls, and school. Then at the age of 17, a freak accident …

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Small Talk with David Zuckerman

After studying biology in college, David Zuckerman, MBA’18, was a researcher for a pediatric oncologist at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. Turns out the molecular techniques he was using were sought after by the Centers for Disease …

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The Butterfly Effect

There are many ways to be a disruptor, an innovator. Some use technology; some work through politics. Ebru Ipekci ’93 does it with chocolate. The Istanbul native worked at Chase Manhattan briefly after Babson, but it wasn’t a fit. “I wanted to …

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Drawing Inspiration from “Misfits”

Vincent “Vini” Onyemah, associate professor of marketing, was born in Ibadan, Nigeria, and is a member of the Igbo tribe. People in his tribe, he says, believe that their destinies are under their own control. “We are always trying new things,” …

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Those Who Inspire

As they approach Commencement, graduating students salute the people on campus who pushed them to be their best.

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Inspire, Ideate, Initiate

“Society is on the verge of something that we haven’t seen before, and this is where Babson students become interested, creatively imagining new opportunities,” says Jennifer Bailey, assistant professor of technology and operations management. …

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A Passion for Fashion

Caroline Daniels, senior lecturer in entrepreneurship, became aware of a pent-up demand for fashion and apparel education in the spring of 2016, when she taught a class on future trends. Given an open-ended assignment to study an industry, a …

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Entrepreneurs Take on Health Care

In April, Babson joined Wellesley College and Olin College of Engineering to mark World Health Day 2018. This cross-campus collaboration brought together students, faculty, alumni, thought leaders, and global health experts for a day of …

News, Notes + Nods

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

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Bringing Babson to the World

In the fall of 2014, President Kerry Healey called Kim Kimball into her office. “She said, ‘Kim, I have this amazing campus. I have alumni from 114 countries. I can’t get them all to come here for Back to Babson and alumni weekends. We need to …

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The Sorenson Center Turns 20

A little more than 20 years ago, then Babson President William Glavin approached Richard Sorenson, MBA’68, P’97, ’00, and his wife, Sandy, about their interest in supporting various campus initiatives. Among the potential projects was an arts …

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Unexpectedly at the Top

Drama, excitement, suspense. The recent United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association National Championships, held at Whiteface Mountain in Lake Placid, N.Y., provided all three for the men’s alpine ski team. To start, one of Babson’s …