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Babson Announces Speakers for Commencement Celebrations
Babson Announces Speakers for Commencement Celebrations » An impressive group of four innovators, leaders, and entrepreneurs will address Babson’s Class of 2021 and Class of 2020 at digital ceremonies in May.
The Network Effect
The Network Effect » At this Class of 2020 startup, a pair of students from different graduate programs take advantage of dynamic and unexpected opportunities.
When Life Throws a Curveball This article contains a video
When Life Throws a Curveball » With her season cut short, Babson softball player Jacqueline Paul ‘20, MSBA’21 discovered an opportunity to pursue her dream.
The Class of 2020 Is Made for This Moment
From Babson Magazine
The Class of 2020 Is Made for This Moment » With their strength and resilience, the members of Babson's Class of 2020 prove they're ready to shape their futures and make their mark on the world.
Words of Wisdom: Alumni Advice to the Class of 2020
From Babson Magazine
Words of Wisdom: Alumni Advice to the Class of 2020 » Babson’s amazing alumni welcome the Class of 2020 to the alumni network with their best advice to the College's most recent graduates.
20 Reasons We Love the Class of 2020
From Babson Magazine
20 Reasons We Love the Class of 2020 » There are countless other examples of inspiration and achievement, but here we offer just a small sample of 20 reasons we love Babson's Class of 2020.
Embracing an Agile Mindset
Embracing an Agile Mindset » Juggling school, work, and family, part-time MBA student Kristina Feasey MBA’20 embraces an agile mindset in her full-time role with College Marketing.
Why AI Ethics Are So Important
Why AI Ethics Are So Important » In a course called Digital Transformation, Babson students explored AI ethics and how companies can employ the fast-moving technology responsibly.
In Service of Others: The Power of the Community Action Program
From Babson Magazine
In Service of Others: The Power of the Community Action Program » With the rewarding Community Action Program, Babson College students experience the benefits—and even personal lessons—of giving back in local communities.
Celebrating the Graduate Class of 2020 This article contains a video
Celebrating the Graduate Class of 2020 » They persevered and now they've been recognized. See the award winners from the graduate Class of 2020, and hear about the memories they made.
Babson Students Examine Needham’s Economic Outlook
Babson Students Examine Needham’s Economic Outlook » The MCFE team believes the Town of Needham has a strong track record of economic success
Arist Teams Up with Babson Health and Wellness to Deliver Free Text-Message Course
Arist Teams Up with Babson Health and Wellness to Deliver Free Text-Message Course » Babson’s Health and Wellness team joined together with its own student entrepreneurs to create an online course on social connection while social distancing.
Reflecting on a Trip to the Top of the World
Reflecting on a Trip to the Top of the World » In the Arctic Circle, a group of Babson College students takes in the region’s stark beauty and asks tough questions about economics, policy, and climate change.
Meet the Poets & Quants Babson MBA Students to Watch
Meet the Poets & Quants Babson MBA Students to Watch » For their work in collaborating together to achieve success, these new Babson College graduates have been named to the Poets & Quants list of MBAs to Watch.
Faculty and Staff Run #10forBabson This article contains a video
Faculty and Staff Run #10forBabson » On what would have been the class of 2020’s Commencement, a group of faculty and staff ran 10 miles to support students.
Class Project Turned Product of the Future
Class Project Turned Product of the Future » Four MBA students collaborated on what was initially a class project. The result was a real product that could simplify the disinfecting process at gyms.
At Babson, Students Find Belonging and Community
At Babson, Students Find Belonging and Community » At the Students of Color and Black Student sendoffs, members of the Class of 2020 recounted how they found a home in the Babson College community.
Vying for First in a Volatile Market
Vying for First in a Volatile Market » A global crisis and an unsteady stock market coincided with Babson’s Stock Picking Competition, providing students an experiential learning opportunity.
43,000 Beavers Strong: Welcome to the Network This article contains a video
43,000 Beavers Strong: Welcome to the Network » Babson alumni rolled out the green carpet to welcome the Class of 2020 with words of encouragement.
Senior Awards Ceremony Celebrates Class of 2020
Senior Awards Ceremony Celebrates Class of 2020 » This year’s Babson Senior Awards Ceremony celebrated the academic and cocurricular achievements of the class of 2020. The feel-good event was held online for the first time in Babson’s rich history.
A Penultimate Lecture for the Class of 2020
A Penultimate Lecture for the Class of 2020 » More than 235 Graduate students tuned in to the Penultimate Lecture, where beloved faculty members offered words of wisdom ahead of the official degree conferral.
A Toast to the Class of 2020
A Toast to the Class of 2020 » A time to reflect and celebrate, the annual Champagne Toast moved online this year and welcomed Babson’s graduates into the 43,000-strong alumni network.
Babson Class of 2020 Honored at Degree Conferral
Babson Class of 2020 Honored at Degree Conferral » On Saturday, nearly 1,200 graduate and undergraduate students earned their Babson College degrees.
Capping a Babson Experience with Real-World Research
Capping a Babson Experience with Real-World Research » Babson’s Class of 2020 honors students concluded their college experience by completing a project that contributes real research to their field of interest.
The Making of an Entrepreneurial Leader
The Making of an Entrepreneurial Leader » As he prepares to graduate, Erik Steiner MBA’20 looks back at his Babson education, which has taught him to accept uncertainty, look for opportunity, and not fear failure.
LGBTQ Community and Allies Celebrated at Babson’s Lavender Graduation
LGBTQ Community and Allies Celebrated at Babson’s Lavender Graduation » The Babson community gathered virtually for Lavender Graduation, a tradition honoring LGBTQ+ and ally students and recognizing their achievements and contributions to the College.
At Babson Miami, a Trailblazing Class Graduates
At Babson Miami, a Trailblazing Class Graduates » Babson College’s Miami campus, a growing presence in the entrepreneurial city, is graduating its first MBA class, a close-knit group of students who hail from diverse backgrounds.
Baseball’s Lost Season: ‘What Could Have Been’
From Babson Magazine
Baseball’s Lost Season: ‘What Could Have Been’ » The seniors on Babson's baseball team began the year with their eyes on a national championship. Now, they're left wondering "what could have been."
#MyBabson: Centers and Institutes
#MyBabson: Centers and Institutes » These graduates are just a few examples of students whose Babson experience has been enhanced by the College's centers and institutes.
A Spotlight on Senior Athletes This article contains a video
A Spotlight on Senior Athletes » For Class of 2020 athletes, there are no words for the season, semester, and celebration that should have been. But, there’s plenty to say about all of the moments that came before.
From the Class of 2020: This Is #MyBabson This article contains a photo gallery
From the Class of 2020: This Is #MyBabson » We asked the Class of 2020 to share their favorite moments and milestones. Their experiences may look different, but their memories are all Babson.
‘They Care About This’
From Babson Magazine
‘They Care About This’ » Prabaarja Bedi MBA’20 found opportunity amid the waste of her family's business, and founded UNfabricated, which produces furnishings, apparel, and accessories.
4,800 miles from Campus, the Work Goes On
4,800 miles from Campus, the Work Goes On » The pandemic’s disruption has not stopped students from Babson, Olin, and Wellesley colleges from providing much-needed assistance to a nonprofit in Ghana.
Celebrating Babson’s Best
Celebrating Babson’s Best » The annual Best of Babson awards celebrated the achievements of the College’s undergraduate student clubs, organizations, and leaders.
Creativity Abounds at the Weissman Foundry
Creativity Abounds at the Weissman Foundry » Filled with a sense of adventure, the Weissman Foundry at Babson is place for building, collaborating, and exploring possibilities.
The Show Must Go On (From a Distance) This article contains a video
The Show Must Go On (From a Distance) » Faced with the cancellations of their spring shows, members of Babson’s student arts organizations came together for a stay-at-home production.
FutureLab and an Unexpected Crisis: Lessons in Mobility
FutureLab and an Unexpected Crisis: Lessons in Mobility » After Babson transitioned online, students and faculty in FutureLab: Mobility Innovation worked to help the experiential program reach its potential.
Johnny Bui’s Journey—Student, Author, Entrepreneur
Johnny Bui’s Journey—Student, Author, Entrepreneur » As a first-generation college student, Johnny Bui ’20 transferred to Babson to immerse himself in entrepreneurship. Along the way, he wrote a book about young entrepreneurs.
Overcoming the Challenge
Overcoming the Challenge » Sixteen teams "rose to the occasion" and showcased products months in the making at Babson's MSEL LEAP Design Fair.
Whatever It Takes
Whatever It Takes » Entrepreneurs have shifted their companies to address coronavirus-related needs, and in the process, have learned much about the effort required to pivot.
26.2 Miles of Motivation
26.2 Miles of Motivation » In an effort to raise money for members of his Vermont community, Alex Crompton ’20 ran an impromptu marathon on the back roads of his home state.
Virtual Reality: How the Babson Community United in the Face of Crisis
From Babson Magazine
Virtual Reality: How the Babson Community United in the Face of Crisis » The College completed a remarkable transformation to a virtual campus over spring break—with an eye on the future.
From One Class to Another
From One Class to Another » In 2009, Babson graduates faced a job market wrecked by the Great Recession. They recently took time to reflect on those anxious days and offer advice to the Class of 2020.
Babson Athletics Teams Celebrated in Division III Week
Babson Athletics Teams Celebrated in Division III Week » As part of Division III Week, Babson Athletics has celebrated its student-athlete's academic accomplishments, service partnerships, and recent success.
5 Questions with Nori Horvitz
5 Questions with Nori Horvitz » Nori Horvitz '20 is a student who has worked tirelessly to make Babson life as engaging as possible.
Taking Trading Strategies to Toronto
Taking Trading Strategies to Toronto » Members of the Babson Trading Team followed up on last year’s top performance with one of their highest finishes in recent history.
Babson Undergraduates Welcomed Into Beta Gamma Sigma
Babson Undergraduates Welcomed Into Beta Gamma Sigma » Students and families from around the world attended a virtual Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society induction ceremony.
When Your Class Becomes Your Reality
When Your Class Becomes Your Reality » When Emma Chanleap Bradley ’20 registered for Babson’s course, Communicating in Global Virtual Teams, she never could have imagined how applicable the topic would become in real time.
The MSEL Program Carries On
The MSEL Program Carries On » With the coronavirus outbreak, the close-knit students in Babson’s MSEL program have found new ways to stay connected and do their work.
Paying It Forward
Paying It Forward » Last year, Babson helped a pair of students establish their text-message learning company. Now, these same students are giving back in a time of need.
Leaving His Mark
Leaving His Mark » With graduation on the horizon, Sienzhi Kouemo ’20 shares how he has made his mark on Babson—and how Babson has made an impression, too.
A Crash Course in Leadership and Management
A Crash Course in Leadership and Management » At Babson College’s annual student-run forums, graduate students bring together entrepreneurial leaders from around the world.
Exploring Israel’s Startup Culture
Exploring Israel’s Startup Culture » Babson College’s MSEL students traveled to Israel to explore its robust startup culture. They found Israeli entrepreneurs to be open to opportunities and unafraid of failure.
At MLK Jr. Legacy Day, a Call to Guide Others
At MLK Jr. Legacy Day, a Call to Guide Others » At Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Day, Steve Pemberton encouraged students to change the world and guide others in a continuous pursuit of a better society.
Creating a New (Ad)venture in FME
Creating a New (Ad)venture in FME » Jack Flynn ’20 always had an appetite for creativity. That interest led him to Babson, where he turned his FME business into his full-time venture.
Embracing Who We Are
Embracing Who We Are » In the face of adversity, Wes Woodson ’20 discovered his passion for entrepreneurship and ability to embrace change. He encourages others to do the same.
How to Write a Resume
How to Write a Resume » Do you know how to write a resume? Babson College’s Peer Career Consultants say be consistent, be detailed, and rely on others (and AI) for help.
One Student Entrepreneur’s Virtual Reality
One Student Entrepreneur’s Virtual Reality » As founder of virtual reality business Vinci, Eagle Wu ’20 has worked with clients from the Air Force to renewable energy businesses.
Yes, Students Study Law at Babson
Yes, Students Study Law at Babson » Think of Babson, and your mind may understandably turn to entrepreneurship. But the College offers a slew of academic concentrations, including legal studies. Students take law classes at Babson for a variety of reasons. They may be interested in attending law school, or they may know how important some basic knowledge of law is to starting a business.
The Babson College MBAs Behind These ‘Startups That Disrupt’
The Babson College MBAs Behind These ‘Startups That Disrupt’ » Poets & Quants recently set out to discover MBA startups with staying power. After scouring 28 campuses and countless companies, here are two Babson College startups that disrupt.
Veterans Supporting Veterans
Veterans Supporting Veterans » Veterans attending college can face challenges. The Babson College Veterans Club offers them a vital source of support and community.
Leaning on Your Peers
Leaning on Your Peers » The Health and Wellness team at Babson knows the power of peer-to-peer learning. That’s why, each year, they engage a group of student educators called Peers on Wellness, or POWs.
Babson Entrepreneurs Sweep Boston Titles
Babson Entrepreneurs Sweep Boston Titles » Boston competitions - BostInno’s 50 On Fire and 25 Under 25, the Boston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40, and the MassChallenge Boston Top 20 finalists cohort - have honored many Babson students and alumni entrepreneurs this fall.
And the Finalists Are …
And the Finalists Are … » On September 20, 2019, as part of Babson’s Centennial Celebration, startups Arist, Gentreo, and TORq Interface will compete for upward of $100,000 at Babson ePitch: Second Century Challenge.
Balancing Work, Life, and a Not-So-Typical MBA
Balancing Work, Life, and a Not-So-Typical MBA » Ryan Ross works full time, he’s a parent, and he’s pursuing an MBA at Babson. That makes for a full, busy life, but Ross embraces it. Going to school inspires him.
19 Tech Companies, 3 Colleges, Lots of Opportunity
19 Tech Companies, 3 Colleges, Lots of Opportunity » Hosted by Babson, Olin, and Wellesley colleges, a career fair brings together tech startups in need of talent.
Learning Retail by Doing Retail
Learning Retail by Doing Retail » A popular retail class held at Babson Boston gives students the opportunity to open and run their own store.
Babson Startups Win Big at B.E.T.A. Challenge
Babson Startups Win Big at B.E.T.A. Challenge » More than $300,000 in cash and prizes was awarded at the esteemed Babson Entrepreneurial Thought & Action® (B.E.T.A.) Challenge.
Babson Students Finish in the Money
Babson Students Finish in the Money » At local, national, and international finance competitions, students from Babson’s undergraduate, MBA, and MSF programs are teaming up to win big.
Storytelling for Social Justice in Flint and Beyond
Storytelling for Social Justice in Flint and Beyond » Melissa Denizard ’20 fell in love with filmmaking in high school. Her latest project? A documentary on Flint, Michigan's water crisis.
12 Things We Learned About Babson’s MBA Class of 2020
12 Things We Learned About Babson’s MBA Class of 2020 » Why do MBA students choose Babson? Twelve current students in the MBA class of 2020 share what led them to business school and how they chose Babson.