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Raising Student Voices and Carrying on a Tradition
Raising Student Voices and Carrying on a Tradition » As editor-in-chief of The Babson Free Press, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary, Thy Nguyen ’21 is committed to making sure student voices are heard.
People of Babson: Lawrence P. Ward
People of Babson: Lawrence P. Ward » The Vice President for Learner Success and Dean of Campus Life reflects on the trying times caused by the pandemic and social injustice, as well as a pair of recent honors recognizing his successes.
Think Big, Observe, and Create Solutions
Think Big, Observe, and Create Solutions » In the second part of an ongoing series about FME, students learn to think bigger about how their ventures can impact people’s lives.
Presidential Scholar Sets Sights on Solving Climate Change
Presidential Scholar Sets Sights on Solving Climate Change » Presidential Scholar Ela Gokcigdem ’24 shows that the path to becoming a social entrepreneur is through hard work, perseverance, and trial and error.
5 Questions with Marine Corps Veteran Esther Greene MBA’21
5 Questions with Marine Corps Veteran Esther Greene MBA’21 » Babson Veterans Club President Esther Greene MBA’21 reflects on how military service helped shape her into the entrepreneurial leader she is today.
Black Student Union at 50: Its impact, meaning, and future
From Babson Magazine
Black Student Union at 50: Its impact, meaning, and future » Fifty years after Eric Johnson ’72, P’08 founded Babson's Black Student Union, current student leaders reflect on its impact, its meaning, and its future.
Mastering Math for the Modern World
Mastering Math for the Modern World » Babson’s math courses have proven popular, and they focus on the practical rather than the abstract, with the goal of better preparing students for jobs after graduation.
Competition Provides Hands-On Approach to Finance
Competition Provides Hands-On Approach to Finance » From policy recommendations to investment funds—Babson students combine entrepreneurial leadership with hands-on learning to make an impact in finance and monetary policy.
On a Mission to Make Manufacturing Mainstream
On a Mission to Make Manufacturing Mainstream » As co-presidents of the Graduate Manufacturing Club, Pro Asavasatitporn and Mild Suwanpimolkul, both MBA ’21, aim to help make manufacturing meaningful for everyone.
‘Feeling of Pride’: Student-Led Social Injustice Demonstration This article contains a video
‘Feeling of Pride’: Student-Led Social Injustice Demonstration » On October 16, students, faculty, staff, and College leaders came together in a peaceful march against social injustice on Babson's Wellesley campus.
A Babson Rite of Passage Begins
A Babson Rite of Passage Begins » In the first part of an ongoing series, we take a look at a hallmark of Babson: Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship (FME). In this installment, first-year students share their first impressions.
Students Show Leadership in Civic, and Civil, Engagement
Students Show Leadership in Civic, and Civil, Engagement » The Babson Political Association has one rule: Challenge the idea, not the person. And, in light of current events, it remains steadfast on civil discourse as the best and maybe only way to be productive.
Understanding the Science Behind COVID-19
Understanding the Science Behind COVID-19 » Babson Adjunct Lecturer Julie De Zutter guides her students through the scientific discovery of finding a cure for COVID-19, and reinforces the importance of scientific literacy in our lives.
‘Don’t Underestimate Your Power’
‘Don’t Underestimate Your Power’ » Feru Deshong ’23 shares her insights on the power of amplifying your voice in the first forum of the Social Media & Academic Freedom Events committee.
Three Colleges. Six Student Leaders. One Project W.
Three Colleges. Six Student Leaders. One Project W. » Through Project W, innovators, artists, engineers, and critical thinkers from Babson, Olin, and Wellesley colleges unite to start high-level projects and foster meaningful relationships.
The Johnson House Opens for the 50th Anniversary of the Black Student Union This article contains a video
The Johnson House Opens for the 50th Anniversary of the Black Student Union » Named for BSU founder Eric Johnson ’72, P’08, Babson's new special-interest housing focuses on creating solutions to close the wealth gap.
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.
How to Practice Leadership at Babson
How to Practice Leadership at Babson » From peer groups, to athletics, to RAs, to tour guides, learning how to practice leadership is part of the experience of developing entrepreneurial leaders. And, with endless opportunities geared toward how to practice leadership, students at Babson learn leadership by doing.
People of Babson: Caitlin Capozzi
From Babson Magazine
People of Babson: Caitlin Capozzi » Caitlin Capozzi, Babson's new dean of students, reflects on the upheaval of the spring semester, and why working closely with students is so rewarding.
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.
The Investors on Campus
The Investors on Campus » A new student-run fund, Green Line Ventures, aims to support and grow student startups from Babson, Olin, and Wellesley colleges.
‘We Are a Remarkably Resilient and Supportive Community’
From Babson Magazine
‘We Are a Remarkably Resilient and Supportive Community’ » Lawrence P. Ward, the new vice president for learner success and dean of campus life, discusses how Babson is adapting its student support systems and offers his advice to returning students.
A Generation Forced to Problem Solve May Be Our Best Bet Yet
A Generation Forced to Problem Solve May Be Our Best Bet Yet » Arleny Suarez ’24 and Zarvon Rejaee ’24 have moved onto Babson’s campus for the first time—with huge aspirations, and outlooks unlike any other.
Diverse, Resilient, and Full of Optimism: Meet Babson’s Class of 2024
Diverse, Resilient, and Full of Optimism: Meet Babson’s Class of 2024 » The Class of 2024 has begun its Babson College journey. As future entrepreneurial leaders, it is in position to thrive through ambiguity.
When Students Teach Students to Lead with Integrity This article contains a video
When Students Teach Students to Lead with Integrity » Meet the dedicated team of student leaders tasked with building ethical decision-making skills among their peers.
Together Again: What to Expect Upon Arrival
Together Again: What to Expect Upon Arrival » Safely managing the first few weeks of the fall semester is essential to reopening and keeping Babson together. This is how we will test for, trace, and mitigate the risks of COVID-19 on campus.
First Virtual Catalyst Program Convenes Entrepreneurs Around the World
First Virtual Catalyst Program Convenes Entrepreneurs Around the World » Virtually and around the world, Summer Catalyst participants pitched their businesses to hundreds of viewers in the program’s showcase.
Princess Diana Award Winner Brings Business to the Arts
Princess Diana Award Winner Brings Business to the Arts » Performing art and business don’t always go hand in hand. But, to this Babson student, they’re a perfect match.
Summer Internships Go Virtual
Summer Internships Go Virtual » When the pandemic struck, many students feared they wouldn’t be able to find much-needed internships this summer, but the Babson community stepped up to provide opportunities.
Fall 2020 Q&A with Graduate Admissions Team
Fall 2020 Q&A with Graduate Admissions Team » Things might look different, but there are plenty of ways for prospective graduate students to engage with Babson. We answered graduate admission questions for fall 2020.
Meet Two Emerging Leaders Positioned to Thrive
Meet Two Emerging Leaders Positioned to Thrive » Emerging leaders like Jason Shatsky and Tyler Ratanamongkala-Bray are positioned to thrive in crisis.
Babson Undergraduate Admission Questions Asked and Answered for Fall
Babson Undergraduate Admission Questions Asked and Answered for Fall » Babson Admission leaders Jared Pierce, associate director of admission, and Eric Laboissonniere, assistant director of admission, answer students’ most pressing admission questions.
Exploring Campus Together: Questions and Answers About Student Life
Exploring Campus Together: Questions and Answers About Student Life » Despite the different look this fall, student life is alive and well at Babson. Student life leaders Maribeth Flakes, director of Student Engagement, and Kate Buckman, director of Graduate Student Life & Leadership, answer students’ most pressing questions.
Meet Your Drive-Thru Tour Guide
Meet Your Drive-Thru Tour Guide » As the voice of Babson's first drive-thru audio campus tour, Nicole Johns ’23 shares her unique experience and personal perspective to prospective students and their families.
Community Forums Bring Babson Together for Return to Campus Updates
Community Forums Bring Babson Together for Return to Campus Updates » Over the course of three days, more than 1,300 Babson community members gathered virtually for community forums focused on the College’s return to campus plan.
8 Questions (And Answers) About Dining Together This Fall
8 Questions (And Answers) About Dining Together This Fall » We partnered with the Dining Services team to answer your most pressing questions about dining together this fall.
Innovation Is on the Menu at Babson
Innovation Is on the Menu at Babson » Campus will look different this fall, but students can still count on responsibly sourced, local ingredients in all their dining options. In addition, they’ll notice increased efficiencies, more choices, and a few astonishing innovations—including a robot!
Your Living On Campus Questions, Answered
Your Living On Campus Questions, Answered » The latest in our series of Babson Together Instagram Q&As focused on living on campus this fall.
Keeping Our Community Safe: Your Questions Answered
Keeping Our Community Safe: Your Questions Answered » As part of an ongoing Instagram Q&A series, Babson Student Life answered student questions about planned health and safety measures for the fall.
We’re Answering Your Questions About Learning Together This Fall
We’re Answering Your Questions About Learning Together This Fall » With the help of Associate Deans of the Undergraduate and Graduate schools, Wendy Murphy and Sebastian Fixson, we helped answer your questions about learning together this fall.
Babson College Announces Return to Campus Plan
Babson College Announces Return to Campus Plan » With guidance from public health experts, and informed by federal and state recommendations, Babson College releases its plan to be open this fall.
It Takes a Village
It Takes a Village » The Babson Partners’ Club is a collaborative community of current and former graduate students and their partners who come together like family. And, by staying connected, they ensure a smooth transition for incoming families and promote a healthy and fulfilling experience overall.
Crunching the Numbers at the Cutler Center
Crunching the Numbers at the Cutler Center » As Babson College’s Cutler Center for Investments and Finance turns 20, we take time to tally up its legacy.
Babson Celebrates Juneteenth During Historic Black Lives Matter Movement This article contains a video
Babson Celebrates Juneteenth During Historic Black Lives Matter Movement » The Babson community came together to celebrate the commemoration of the end of slavery in the U.S. and to unite in action toward a more inclusive society.
From the Ground Up: New Faculty Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
From the Ground Up: New Faculty Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion » A new faculty committee will take a hard look at training, teaching, and interacting at Babson with a goal of integrating diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do.
The Real World Benefit of a Student Consulting Project
The Real World Benefit of a Student Consulting Project » Target-owned delivery service Shipt joined a Babson MBA consulting experience to accelerate innovation and garner fresh ideas.
Community Forums Preview Return to Babson College Campus
Community Forums Preview Return to Babson College Campus » At a virtual community forum for undergraduate students and families, Babson College leadership previewed plans for the community’s return to campus this fall.
Studying Science at a Business School
Studying Science at a Business School » Assistant professor of Earth and environmental science Joanna Carey asked students to express their vision for a better future. Why? Because as entrepreneurial leaders, she believes they can ignite change.
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.
A Course Rerouted
A Course Rerouted » Students were readying for an experiential course in the heart of the sneaker industry in Germany before all college travel was canceled. Two weeks later, they found themselves online, designing shoes with Vans.
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.
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.
Standing Together: Students Stay Connected
From Babson Magazine
Standing Together: Students Stay Connected » Despite the disruption to life on campus, the Babson community purposefully helps keep students connected to their courses, to their ventures, and to one another.
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.
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.
#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 Babson Moment That Spanned Generations and Locations
A Babson Moment That Spanned Generations and Locations » Despite being more than 1,000 miles apart, Olivia Deval ’23 and her grandmother were able to share a moment during Babson’s virtual Dean’s List Ceremony.
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.
How to Prioritize Your Mental Health
How to Prioritize Your Mental Health » Babson keeps mental health at top of mind. Amid the crisis, the College established student support groups and opportunities for virtual, personal guidance.
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.
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.
Up for the Challenge
Up for the Challenge » While Babson students and alumni have pivoted their businesses, faculty have shifted their courses to effectively adjust to this digital landscape.
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.
The B.E.T.A. Challenge Finale is Coming. The Finalists are Ready.
The B.E.T.A. Challenge Finale is Coming. The Finalists are Ready. » At the B.E.T.A. Challenge finale, Babson entrepreneurs will come together for the ultimate pitch, and an opportunity to win big.
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.
On Campus and Virtually, Student Life Is There to Offer Support
On Campus and Virtually, Student Life Is There to Offer Support » Wherever Babson College students are, student life is there to help.
A Career Fair Continues
A Career Fair Continues » Babson College’s virtual career fair gave graduate students the opportunity to interview for open positions with top employers, from anywhere in the world.
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.
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 B.E.T.A. Challenge Goes Online This article contains a photo gallery
The B.E.T.A. Challenge Goes Online » Even from a distance, the Babson community came together to support this year's B.E.T.A. Challenge semifinalists.
Ideas for Keeping Health and Wellness in Check
Ideas for Keeping Health and Wellness in Check » With so much uncertainty and transition, it's especially important to take care of yourself. Babson's meditation voicemail, virtual support groups, Instagram wellness challenges, and even some faculty research provide a starting point.
A Helping Hand, From Home
A Helping Hand, From Home » Six months into her new job at Babson, lecturer and Writing Center Director Kristi Girdharry wants to make sure students feel supported and connected—despite the distance.
How to Stay Connected From Afar
How to Stay Connected From Afar » Staying connected to the community is more important than ever. Here are a few recommendations for how to stay socially connected without being together on campus.   
At Community Forum, Babson Looks Forward
At Community Forum, Babson Looks Forward » Speaking at a virtual community forum, Babson leaders remain hopeful about the College’s path in these unprecedented times.
Providing an Around-The-Clock Sense of Safety
Providing an Around-The-Clock Sense of Safety » Even during a disruption to in-person classes and work, Babson College Public Safety is committed to the welfare of students, faculty, and staff.
Working (Out) From Home
Working (Out) From Home » Babson College is providing online consultations and exercise programming for student-athletes and virtual fitness classes for the community.
Messages from Your Faculty This article contains a video
Messages from Your Faculty » The night before the first day of fully online classes, members of Babson’s faculty and academic deans shared words of support with students.
‘The Least I Could Do’
‘The Least I Could Do’ » In the midst of moving home unexpectedly, and preparing to take an online course instead of her elective abroad, Anna Dibble ’22 jumped in to help other students in need.
How to Thrive in an Online Classroom
How to Thrive in an Online Classroom » Students have transitioned to online classes for the remainder of the semester. We asked experts for advice on how they can set themselves up for success.
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.
Meet the Class of 2023’s FME Ventures This article contains a photo gallery
Meet the Class of 2023’s FME Ventures » Miss the Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship (FME) Expo? Check out this year's businesses in our gallery.
Send Us Your Babson Moments! This article contains a photo gallery
Send Us Your Babson Moments! » Everything that makes Babson feel like home and the memories you know you'll never forget—we want to see it all.
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.
A Break to Serve Others This article contains a video
A Break to Serve Others » In honor of National Random Acts of Kindness Day, we’re recognizing Babson students who, every year, choose to spend their school breaks away from home, helping others.
Developing Her Own Opportunities
Developing Her Own Opportunities » As technology shapes the future, the world looks to women like Gia Douglass ’23 pursuing careers in STEM and diversifying the industry.
How to Keep Health and Wellness Top of Mind This Semester
How to Keep Health and Wellness Top of Mind This Semester » To take care of business, you have to take care of yourself. So we asked Babson’s wellness experts for their advice on being well this spring.
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.
Not Sure What to Do with the Leftover Meals on Your Dining Plan? Here’s an Idea. This article contains a video
Not Sure What to Do with the Leftover Meals on Your Dining Plan? Here’s an Idea. » Taking inspiration from a popular entrepreneurship course, Babson students hatched a plan to feed the homeless in Boston.
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.
New Look, Same Babson College This article contains a video
New Look, Same Babson College » The completion of four capital projects has set the stage for Babson College as it welcomes in its second century.
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.
Not Just Another Babson College Ranking
Not Just Another Babson College Ranking » The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine named Babson College No. 2 for entrepreneurship in the United States. This ranking again proves why this is the best place for entrepreneurial leaders.
How Babson Dining Could Help Save New England’s Dairy Farms
How Babson Dining Could Help Save New England’s Dairy Farms » By winning the New England Food Vision Prize, Babson College is helping a local farm expand to making mozzarella cheese to increase locally sourced food and engage faculty and students.
What Is Experiential Learning?
What Is Experiential Learning? » You hear it all the time, but what is experiential learning, really? At Babson College, we believe that in order to learn, you must do, and to do well, you must learn from those who do it best.
The Growing Need for Sustainability in Business
The Growing Need for Sustainability in Business » How might humanity take action and confront climate change? Sustainability in business offers one source for ideas and inspiration.
From Faculty, a Sincere ‘Thank You’ This article contains a video
From Faculty, a Sincere ‘Thank You’ » Faculty have shaped students into entrepreneurial leaders throughout Babson's first century. Just as you've learned from them, they've learned from you.
Babson College’s Entrepreneurs of All Kinds – Latest Updates
Babson College’s Entrepreneurs of All Kinds – Latest Updates » A look at how Babson College students and alumni are innovating in how we connect, and leading in industries such as finance and marketing.
Learning the Art of a Stock Pitch
Learning the Art of a Stock Pitch » As part of the Babson College Fund, students commit two semesters to develop their investment research skills while managing a portion of the College’s endowment. While presenting a stock pitch in class is common, pitching to legendary investor Peter Lynch is a rare opportunity.
Inspired to Give Back
Inspired to Give Back » Noelia Chacon ’23 draws on her Guatemalan heritage to inspire her to make an impact, wherever she goes.
Enjoying All of the Extras
Enjoying All of the Extras » Alicia Gaudet ’22 shares the benefits of extracurricular activities and the lasting impacted it has made on her Babson experience. "Babson has helped me realize how capable I really am."
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.
Seeking Your Next Investment? Make it a Babson College Degree
Seeking Your Next Investment? Make it a Babson College Degree » Babson College students get back what they put in, and then some. Over 40 years, students have a return on investment of close to $2 million.
Celebrating 20 Years of Rocket Pitch with 20 Entrepreneurs, Part II
Celebrating 20 Years of Rocket Pitch with 20 Entrepreneurs, Part II » Our list of 20 Babson College entrepreneurs and innovators who have pitched at Babson's signature pitch event continues.
Celebrating 20 Years of Rocket Pitch with 20 Entrepreneurs, Part I
Celebrating 20 Years of Rocket Pitch with 20 Entrepreneurs, Part I » Meet 20 Babson entrepreneurs and innovators who have pitched at Babson’s most iconic—and electrifying—pitch event.
3 Babson College Teams Compete Against Nation’s Best in NCAA Tournaments
3 Babson College Teams Compete Against Nation’s Best in NCAA Tournaments » Babson College field hockey, women’s volleyball, and men’s soccer teams are gearing up for runs in the NCAA Tournament in pursuit of a national title.
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.
Babson College Women’s Soccer Coach Notches 100th Career Win
Babson College Women’s Soccer Coach Notches 100th Career Win » Women’s soccer head coach Nellie Pineault MBA’03 became the third-active woman coach at Babson College to record her 100th career win.
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.
An Entrepreneur’s Political Pitch
An Entrepreneur’s Political Pitch » Babson College student Vivian Nguyen ’22 aspires to give a voice to underrepresented groups of her community. That’s why at age 19, she decided to run for Everett City Council.
Life and Business After ePitch
Life and Business After ePitch » ePitch finalist Ryan Laverty ’20 stood out on stage. Now he’s making plans for the future.
eTower, a Venture in Itself
eTower, a Venture in Itself » eTower is widely known at Babson for the entrepreneurial successes and endeavors of residents past. But, how did it start and why does it endure? Community.
One Student’s World of Opportunity
One Student’s World of Opportunity » 2017 Diversity Leadership Award winner Dario Guerrero ’21 shares the life-changing opportunities that have taken him from Lawrence, Mass., to Berlin.
New Finance Lab Opens in Babson Commons
New Finance Lab Opens in Babson Commons » Joined by one of the most well-known investors of all time, Peter Lynch H’96, the Babson College community celebrated the grand opening of its reimagined Finance Lab at the Stephen D. Cutler Center for Investments and Finance.
Comfort Food: Cuisine that Feels Like Home
Comfort Food: Cuisine that Feels Like Home » Babson’s taste is unique, mainly because its melting-pot of a community represents more than 70 countries.
Babson on the Run
Babson on the Run » A longtime Babson tradition, the Cruickshank 5K Race for Shelter takes runners through the sleepy streets of Wellesley and raises money for the College’s service immersion trips.
Students Reinvent the Pitch with Kevin Harrington This article contains a video
Students Reinvent the Pitch with Kevin Harrington » Twenty-eight years ago, Kevin Harrington was a young entrepreneur making $50 million in revenue. Fast forward a few years, and the $50 million became $500 million. What made the difference? Babson.
Finding His Happy Work
Finding His Happy Work » Driven by his love for operations management, Michael Daboll ’19 is approaching the end of his time at Babson with a clear path and career in sight.
It’s Not Entrepreneurship, It’s Artrepreneurship
It’s Not Entrepreneurship, It’s Artrepreneurship » What does Jamie Kent ’09 think is the biggest opportunity and the greatest hope for the music industry? Is it the next emerging artist? A new genre? No—it’s blockchain technology.
One of the Team
One of the Team » Babson baseball team manager Daniel O’Hanlon ’22 talks about life on and off the field and hustling towards his goal of working with the Red Sox.
100 Years. Three Signature Events. One Extraordinary Celebration. This article contains a video
100 Years. Three Signature Events. One Extraordinary Celebration. » More than 3,000 people from around the globe returned to Babson for an extraordinary week of events, conferences, and activities for our Centennial Celebration.
Exploring the Future of Finance at Boston FinTech Week
Exploring the Future of Finance at Boston FinTech Week » This month, students and alumni joined the Stephen D. Cutler Center for Investments and Finance and Babson Boston for Boston FinTech Week. The focus? How technology will affect the future of financial services.
TORq Interface Wins Big
TORq Interface Wins Big » Joanna Geisinger MBA’17 and her startup, TORq Interface, pitched to win $100,000, and the investment interest of some famous judges, including Jamie Siminoff ’99, founder of Ring, at Babson ePitch: Second Century Challenge.
Students Use Original Isaac Newton Works
Students Use Original Isaac Newton Works » Babson will host a Sir Isaac Newton pop-up exhibition as part of the College’s Centennial Celebration.
Check Your Blind Spots
Check Your Blind Spots » The Babson community welcomed CEO Action to campus via its “Check Your Blind Spots” mobile tour to change perspectives on diversity and inclusion, and commit to recognizing and changing unconscious biases.
Babson Recreation and Athletics Complex Now Open
Babson Recreation and Athletics Complex Now Open » The newly-completed Babson Recreation and Athletics Complex will foster community and serve as a destination for students.
Babson Welcomes Class of 2023
Babson Welcomes Class of 2023 » On August 30, the Babson community welcomed more than 600 new students and their families to campus for Orientation.
Making Art at a Business School
Making Art at a Business School » Art can happen anywhere, even at a bustling business school. Babson’s Sorenson Arts Scholarship program helps student artists to take time to discuss and practice their art.
Summer Venture Showcase Concludes 10-Week Boston Accelerator
Summer Venture Showcase Concludes 10-Week Boston Accelerator » On July 25, 13 student startup teams capped off an intense 10-week accelerator program at Babson’s Summer Venture Showcase at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.
Convening Babson’s Entrepreneurial Community
Convening Babson’s Entrepreneurial Community » At the supportive community of the Blank Center, Debi Kleiman helps entrepreneurs to tell their personal stories.
Stepping Up to the Hot Seat
Stepping Up to the Hot Seat » As the annual Summer Venture Program concludes, entrepreneurs take turns pitching their endeavor to perfect their articulation and persuasion skills.
BRAC Project Just Shy of Finish Line
BRAC Project Just Shy of Finish Line » The countdown is on for the opening of the Babson Recreation and Athletics Complex as work nears completion on the state-of-the-art facility.
What Happens at Babson in the Summer?
What Happens at Babson in the Summer? » While the undergraduates are away, there’s still plenty happening at Babson during the summer.
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.
An Entrepreneur with Eyes on the Olympics
An Entrepreneur with Eyes on the Olympics » Parallels between rock climbing and business led world-champion climber and Babson sophomore Kai Lightner ’22 to pursue a career in entrepreneurship.
When Babson, and Business, Run in the Family
When Babson, and Business, Run in the Family » For this family, a Babson education and starting your own business spans two generations.
Direction (and Donuts) with Donna Sosnowski
Direction (and Donuts) with Donna Sosnowski » Donna Sosnowski is the director of Babson’s Hoffman Family Undergraduate Center for Career Development, and an expert in helping students set themselves up for success in today’s competitive workforce.
Students Get Hands On to Scale a Lean Venture
Students Get Hands On to Scale a Lean Venture » Students gain real-world operational growth and management experience, both at Babson and in Boston on one of the city’s highest-traffic weekends.
Student Startups Make Summer Venture Program
Student Startups Make Summer Venture Program » Find out which student startup teams will take their businesses through Babson’s intensive Summer Venture Program.
Babson Posse Scholars Celebrated in Sendoff This article contains a photo gallery
Babson Posse Scholars Celebrated in Sendoff » Members of the graduating Posse 12 cohort received a special sendoff before Babson’s Centennial Commencement in honor of their achievements and journey.
Babson TED Talks Top 10
Babson TED Talks Top 10 » TEDx Babson College speakers shared pearls of wisdom on the theme Dimensions of Change. Here are the TED Talks Top 10 from Babson College.
LGBTQ+ Graduates Honored at Annual Lavender Graduation This article contains a photo gallery
LGBTQ+ Graduates Honored at Annual Lavender Graduation » Several students and staff were recognized and honored for their achievements at Babson’s seventh annual Lavender Graduation.
Balancing Business With Being Part of the Team
Balancing Business With Being Part of the Team » Abigail Beecher knows how to balance a future business career while helping lead a collegiate sports team on NCAA tournament runs in consecutive years.
Two MBA Students Named to Poets & Quants Best and Brightest
Two MBA Students Named to Poets & Quants Best and Brightest » Two of Babson’s top MBA students have been recognized nationally by Poets & Quants as the best and brightest from the Class of 2019.
Get to Know Babson’s Class of 2019
Get to Know Babson’s Class of 2019 » As we countdown to May 18, we’re celebrating the many members of our graduate and undergraduate classes of 2019.
To Set Yourself Apart from Competition, Think Like an Entrepreneur
To Set Yourself Apart from Competition, Think Like an Entrepreneur » President-elect Stephen Spinelli Jr. discussed the definition of entrepreneurship with Babson’s athletics community earlier this month.
A Faculty Mentor’s Bittersweet Goodbye to Babson Posse 12
A Faculty Mentor’s Bittersweet Goodbye to Babson Posse 12 » Professor Marjorie Feld reflects on four years as the faculty mentor for Babson Posse 12.
Launching a Business as a First-Year Student This article contains a video
Launching a Business as a First-Year Student » From Rocket Pitches to prototyping to the Expo and beyond, dive into the FME journey with Sophie Jamison ’22 and her team's venture, The Boston Hat Company.
Seniors Named <em>Poets & Quants</em> Best and Brightest
Seniors Named Poets & Quants Best and Brightest » Scholars and student leaders Adam Kershner ’19 and Leslie Parra ’19 were named the Best and Brightest Business Majors by Poets & Quants.
CREATEing a Lasting Impact
CREATEing a Lasting Impact » Julia Dean ’19 didn’t come to Babson for business. She came for the liberal arts, and is leaving behind a legacy of creative problem solving.
When Students Become Teachers
When Students Become Teachers » Lydia Stetson ’19 has a passion for the restaurant business. By teaching a Senior-Led Seminar, she is able to share her knowledge of the industry with her fellow students.
Class of 2022 Debuts FME Ventures This article contains a photo gallery
Class of 2022 Debuts FME Ventures » Miss the FME Expo? Don't worry, we've got you covered. Browse our gallery to meet the class of 2022's FME ventures, the products they’re selling, and the causes they’re promoting.
He Came to Babson in 1978. You’ll Still See Him On Campus Today
He Came to Babson in 1978. You’ll Still See Him On Campus Today » Call George Recck the ultimate Beaver Believer. Through his time as a Babson undergraduate and graduate student, a staff member, and a current member of our faculty, Recck has seen it all. Now he’s excited to see the College’s second century unfold.
Investing in the Future with Patrick Gregory
Investing in the Future with Patrick Gregory » Patrick Gregory—lecturer, institutional portfolio manager, and campus leader—discusses the importance of real-world application in the classroom.