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Campus events that feature sustainability, new initiatives on campus, and sustainability leaders on campus are featured. If you would like to share an event, initiative, or nominate someone in the Babson community for the sustainability spotlight, please contact sustainability@babson.edu. Submissions for the next month are due by the 25th of the prior month.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

  • Community Table with Tyler Gage, Runa Tea
    Community Table with Tyler Gage, Runa Tea Full Details [X]
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Babson Campus
    Babson Campus - Arthur M. Blank Center
    For eaters and entrepreneurs to connect and share for action. Design is always one table, one conversation, with attendees driving the content. <br /> <br /> People have found partners, expanded networks, and reached retail all as direct results of attending Community Table. No registration required. Simply come when you can, leave when you need to, bring your lunch or a snack if you wish. <br /> <br /> This event will take place in Blank Center, Ground floor
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  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • | Multiple Locations
  • Tags: Entrepreneurship:Social Entrepreneurship
  • MBA Impact Hour with Tyler Gage
    MBA Impact Hour with Tyler Gage Full Details [X]
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Join us this Tuesday from 5 to 6pm in The Lewis Institute&rsquo;s offices (Olin 240-249 suite) to have a discussion with&nbsp;Tyler Gage, Founder of Runa Tea.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> Check out Runa Tea here:&nbsp;http://runa.org/&nbsp;<br /> <br /> MBA Impact Hours are real and relevant conversations about issues influencing business and society, and are designed to help Babson MBAs deep dive into issues of importance that will amplify the impact of their careers. They are typically held over light snacks at inside The Lewis Institute Offices (Olin 240-249 suite) from 5 - 6pm. These conversations are open to Babson MBA students and alumni, but registration is required. <br /> <br /> To register, please email Jennifer MacDonald at jmacdonald2@babson.edu. Come prepared to join us for a good, engaged conversation.<br /> <br /> To learn more about MBA Impact Hours and see the rest of the Fall 2017 schedule, please visit our webpage: http://www.babson.edu/Academics/centers/the-lewis-institute/programs/Pages/MBA-Impact-Hour.aspx
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  • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Tags: Entrepreneurship:Social Entrepreneurship

Friday, October 27, 2017

  • Good Business Friday with Ken Freitas MBA'...
    Good Business Friday with Ken Freitas MBA'87 Full Details [X]
    12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Babson Campus - Reynolds Campus Center - Global Lounge
    <span style="font-size: 12.8px; font-family: arial, sans-serif; color: #222222;">Join T</span><span style="font-size: 12.8px; font-family: arial, sans-serif; color: #222222;">he Lewis Institute for our Good Business Friday on October 27th</span><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; color: #222222;"><span style="font-size: 12.8px;">&nbsp;from 12-1:30 PM. Please stop by Reynolds Global Lounge to have a discussion with&nbsp;Ken Freitas MBA'87, a Senior Fellow in Social Innovation and an Entrepreneur&nbsp;in Residence&nbsp;on his journey&nbsp;</span><em style="font-size: 12.8px;">From Timberland to Social Innovation Leader: Lessons from a Corporate Practitioner.&nbsp;<br /> </em></span><br style="color: #222222; font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px;" /> <span style="font-size: 12.8px; font-family: arial, sans-serif; color: #222222;">Check out Babson's page on him</span><span style="font-size: 12.8px; font-family: arial, sans-serif; color: #222222;">: &nbsp;http://www.babson.edu/Academics/centers/the-lewis-institute/fellows/Pages/Ken-Freitas.aspx</span><br style="color: #222222; font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px;" /> <br style="color: #222222; font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px;" /> <span style="font-size: 12.8px; font-family: arial, sans-serif; color: #222222;">Good Business Fridays are open and casual discussions about creating and maintaining a business in today&rsquo;s world. Some discussions feature guests with insights on a key topic, while others are open forums for students, alums, staff, and faculty to support and advise each other about their business concerns, ventures, and ideas. Come when you can, there is no such thing as late!</span>
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  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • | Babson Campus - Reynolds Campus Center - Global Lounge
  • Tags: Entrepreneurship:Social Entrepreneurship

Monday, October 30, 2017

  • Education Abroad Photo Contest
    Education Abroad Photo Contest Full Details [X]
    All Day Event
    <p><span style="font-size: 16px;" face="'Times New Roman'" color="#333333">In celebration of International Education Week (November 27-30, 2017), the Glavin Office of Multicultural &amp; International Education is sponsoring a campus-wide Education Abroad Photo Contest.&nbsp; The deadline for the photo contest is&nbsp;<strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Monday, October 30</span></strong>. &nbsp;<br /> <br /> If you have recently returned from an educational experience overseas or at Babson as an exchange/international student, the Education Abroad Photo Contest is a great way to share your experience and contribute to the global understanding of the greater Babson community.&nbsp; All faculty, staff and students are encouraged to enter up to two photos to be considered for judging.&nbsp; Share your story with a photo!&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<br /> <br /> Step One<br /> Review the&nbsp;categories:</span></p> <ul style="list-style-type: disc;"> <li style="color: #333333;"><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px;">Local Flavor - local people, places, and/or culture</span></li> <li style="color: #333333;"><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px;">Babson Abroad - photos of Babson students, preferably wearing Babson gear</span></li> <li style="color: #333333;"><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px;">Photojournalist - tell a story with a photo and a blurb</span></li> <li style="color: #333333;"><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px;">Epic Selfie &ndash; share your epic selfie </span></li> <li style="color: #333333;"><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px;">Exchange/International Perspective - photos from exchange/international students who are spending their semester or academic experience abroad at Babson</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px;" color="#333333">Step Two</span><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px;" color="#333333"><br /> Send a maximum of 2 original photos to Kelly Sachleben at ksachleben@babson.edu by October 30, 2017 that exemplifies of the stated categories. &nbsp;Photos that are digitally altered, other than cropping, filters or changing the contrast, will not be accepted. &nbsp;Please submit your photos as a JPEG e-mail attachment, in standard photo dimensions. &nbsp;Use "Education Abroad Photo Contest" as your e-mail subject line. &nbsp;<br /> <br /> Step Three<br /> Include the following information with each picture that you submit in an e-mail to ksachleben@babson.edu:&nbsp;</span></p> <ul style="list-style-type: disc;"> <li style="color: #333333;"><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px;">The title of your work - give the photo a title that describes it best.</span></li> <li style="color: #333333;"><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px;">The city and country in which the photo was taken.</span></li> <li style="color: #333333;"><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px;">The name of your Education Abroad Program and/or the University you attended.</span></li> <li style="color: #333333;"><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px;">Please include a short paragraph that describes why this photo has significance for you, your experience abroad, or the location/ people/ culture it depicts. &nbsp;Share your story!</span></li> <li style="color: #333333;"><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px;">Category for which you would like your photo entered.</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px;" color="#333333">Judging and Voting</span><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px;" color="#333333"><br /> A panel of judges will select photos from each category to be entered as finalists in the contest. &nbsp;In addition, the Babson Community has the opportunity to select one photo, which will receive the Viewer's Choice Award. &nbsp;All photos will be on display in Reynolds. &nbsp;All members of the Babson community can participate in voting for their favorite photo from the selected photos in each category. &nbsp;The winning photo from each category will be announced the week of November 27, 2017.<br /> <br /> Prizes for Category Winners<br /> The winning photos of all categories, including the Viewer's Choice, will be framed and hung in the Global Lounge for the academic year. &nbsp;The winning photographers will receive your photo on canvas!<br /> <br /> Please note: By submitting your photos to the contest you are giving the Glavin Office and Babson College tacit permission to display and us the photos in future marketing. &nbsp;Photos should be taken in a location while engaging in educational endeavors (JMCFE, Semester/Academic year abroad, Electives Abroad, outings with EAPA's, etc.) &nbsp;Do not submit photos of you or Babson affiliates engaging in dangerous or otherwise compromising activities or attire. &nbsp;No skydiving or bungee jumping photos please. &nbsp;International students, faculty, and staff can submit photos taken in the U.S. &nbsp;You do not have to appear in the photo.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p>
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  • All Day Event
  • Tags: Entrepreneurship:Social Entrepreneurship
  • Telemedicine Innovation and Finance: Oppor...
    Telemedicine Innovation and Finance: Opportunities in the US & Abroad Full Details [X]
    5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Babson Campus - Olin Hall
    Stephen Shaya, the Chief Medical Officer and Managing Director of J&amp;B Medical Supply, is coming Babson's campus to share the story of his company&rsquo;s telemedicine pilot venture, Piestus. This program has been implemented in India, Pakistan and parts of Africa. This award-winning technology went from reaching 77,000 people in its first year to reaching over 2.5 million people this year in remote locations in these regions. You will also hear about how Steve became involved in healthcare innovation financing and the perspectives of his colleagues on global health financing. A light reception will be provided<br /> <span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; color: #222222;"><br /> URL For Registration:&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; color: #0070c0;"><a href="http://bit.ly/GHETelemed2" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=http://bit.ly/GHETelemed2&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1506192141984000&amp;usg=AFQjCNHlBXGeMtGYqsN_GUiBVPuVZGr7Pw" style="color: #1155cc;"><span style="color: #0070c0;">bit.ly/<wbr></wbr>GHETelemed2</span></a></span><br /> <br /> <span style="font-size: 18px;">Location: Olin hall, Design Room, Olin 125<br /> </span> <br /> <br />
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  • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
  • | Babson Campus - Olin Hall
  • Tags: Entrepreneurship:Social Entrepreneurship

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