Babson Magazine

Summer 2019

President Stephen Spinelli

The Courage to be Bold

Dr. Stephen Spinelli Jr. MBA’92 is back at Babson as the College’s new president, bringing his entrepreneurial mindset and plenty of energy to campus. “From an entrepreneur’s perspective,” he says, “this is our time.”

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Ready to Launch

Women entrepreneurs may face unique challenges, but one thing can put them ahead of the pack: a business education that stresses entrepreneurship and experiential learning. Discover how women are getting the edge.

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Women Who Blazed Trails

The first women on Babson’s campus may not have considered themselves pioneers—but they were. Six trailblazers share their memories of what life was like on campus in the 1960s and ’70s.

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Small Talk with Julie Ryan

Head field hockey coach Julie Ryan reveals why she loves coaching a Division III team, and how she prepares her players for life after Babson.

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More News from Babson

See more stories about what’s happening on our campuses and in our classrooms and community.

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A Homecoming

Being back at Babson is an exciting homecoming. I have held many Babson titles over the past three decades: student, faculty, alumnus, and leader.

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Office Hours

Yasuhiro Yamakawa, the professor known as Dr. Failure, leads a bustling, global life. David Blodgett, assistant professor of biology, incorporates his diabetes research into classes on human biotech and sustainable food systems.

News, Notes + Nods

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

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On Campus

After playing a hands-on role with the Management Consulting Field Experience program for years, Louis Joseph MBA’05 believes mentorship is a virtuous cycle.

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Baseball’s historic season, the Senior Awards Banquet, the Brian Barefoot Athletics Challenge, and more.

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Make Your Mark for Babson

The College’s annual day of giving makes it possible to fund an array of campus programs, including scholarships, projects, institutes, and more.