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Babson College Announces Undergraduate and Graduate Faculty of the Year

Babson Professor Richard Mandel has been named Undergraduate Teacher of the Year and Professor Mark Potter the Graduate Faculty of the Year (also known as the Thomas Kennedy Award for Teaching Excellence).

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New Research on Venture Creation in the Wake of Disasters Shows Victims Must Be Involved in Shaping Their Own Recovery

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New research from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management finds that when victims of disasters can and must be involved in shaping their own recovery, and they can be very successful, particularly when they have strong, established social connections in place. The study explores venture creation by locals after the Haiti earthquake, detailing how many of those new ventures alleviated suffering and generated transformational change for residences experiencing chronic poverty.

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Momentum Moving in Wrong Direction for June Rate Hike

Despite last week’s media reports hinting at a June rate hike after the Federal Reserve’s May meeting, expect Janet Yellen and company to wait until March 2017 for an interest rate increase, according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business.

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Babson Entrepreneurs Accepted Into 2016 MassChallenge Accelerator

Six Babson alumni, undergraduate, and graduate student businesses have been named finalists in the 2016 MassChallenge accelerator program. This year’s cohort was chosen from over 1,700 applicants and represent a diverse range of industries and geographies, including nine countries and 16 states.

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Covering Election 2016? Talk with Berkeley-Haas Experts on Key Policy Issues. Contact: ptom@berkeley.edu

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New Venture Creation Can Alleviate Suffering in the Wake of a Disaster

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New research from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management finds that, in the aftermath of a disaster, individuals can successfully overcome adversity by focusing on new venture creation.

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French Connection for Adelaide-Based Business Incubator

The University of Adelaide will run a business incubator in France using South Australian expertise for the next five years thanks to an agreement with the French city of Châlons-en-Champagne.

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AACN Applauds the VA's Proposal that Supports APRN Practice and Veteran Access to Care

Today, AACN applauds the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Health Administration (VHA) for issuing a proposed rule that would allow Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) to practice to the full extent of their education and training within VHA facilities.

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Babson Entrepreneurs Chosen for 2016 Summer Venture Accelerator in Wellesley and San Francisco

Babson College has selected 27 new entrepreneur teams to join the 2016 Summer Venture Program at its Wellesley, Massachusetts and San Francisco, California campuses—a signature initiative of the institution’s Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship.

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More Lines Are Usually Better When It Comes to Worker Speed

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New operations management research from Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management finds that when customers wait in one long line and go to the next available server, those servers work more slowly than when servers each have their own queue.

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Reconnecting Stream Habitat

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Jumping up a 2-foot waterfall is an impossible task for small fish like minnows and shiners. Such an obstacle can inhibit their ability to feed and spawn upstream. But state and federal wildlife agencies may soon be able to install fish ladders on the downside side of culverts to prevent this from happening.

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New Research From Syracuse University’s Whitman School Offers Detailed Analysis of Economic Value Creation in the U.S. Airline and Global Automotive Industries

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New management research from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management provides quantitative estimates of economic value creation and appropriation in two industries, the U.S. airline industry and global automotive industry.

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Nonprofit Exec Turnover More Turbulent Than Previously Thought

Research finds executive turnover at nonprofit organizations is often plagued by problems – with few transitions mirroring the scenarios painted in the professional literature. The study also finds that most executives do not leave their positions due to voluntary retirement, as previously thought.

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Lessons Today’s Banks Should Take From Great Depression Chicago

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New research from the University of Warwick serves as a warning to banks not to over invest in mortgages.

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Babson Professor Raj Sisodia Co-Authors ‘Shakti Leadership: Embracing Feminine and Masculine Power in Business’

Babson College Professor Raj Sisodia has co-authored Shakti Leadership: Embracing Feminine and Masculine Power in Business alongside Nilima Bhat, founder of Sampurnah: The Wholeness Practice.

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Business of Energy Graduate Online Certificate Program

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Clarkson University is offering a Business of Energy graduate online certificate program for those in the energy industry or those interested in learning about it.

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory Opening Chattanooga Office

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The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory will open an office at EPB headquarters in Chattanooga’s Innovation District that will link local companies to the national laboratory’s resources and expertise.

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Drop in Childhood Obesity Cannot Be Explained by Health Behaviors, The Latest in Heart Defect Prediction Tech, Eating After 8pm Not Linked to Childhood Obesity, and more Children's Health News

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PCOM Establishes Venture Fund to Fuel Innovation in Primary Care

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine has launched the Primary Care Innovation Fund, which will invest in companies with established products and services that are healthcare-related and focused on primary care.

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For Women Re-Entering Workforce, Sharing Personal Information May Get You Hired

A new study provides the first-ever evidence that women who reveal personal family-related information that could explain gaps in their resume (like staying home to raise a child) dramatically raise their chances of getting hired compared to a women who focus on their resume credentials alone.