Category Archives: Babson College

Commonwealth Shakespeare Co. to stick around Wellesley for at least 3 more years

Babson College and the nonprofit Commonwealth Shakespeare Company have extended their partnership for three more years, which means CSC will serve as the school’s resident theater company, ensuring that the arts and business continue to co-mingle and benefit from one another there. Babson and CSC announced their original partnership in 2013. As a part of renewing the partnership, […]

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Literally everybody got a snow day in Wellesley today

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A grim Wellesley memorial: Reverend burned at the stake

Babson College founder Roger Babson honored one of his ancestors, the martyr Rev. John Rogers, with this memorial on the college campus across from the Coleman Map Building. Rev. Rogers was burned at the stake on this date, Feb. 4, back in 1555 for what else, religious reasons. A bust in his memory has also […]

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From Columbia to Harvard to Babson: Wellesley resident named Dean of Undergrad School

Dr. Ian Lapp has been named Dean of the Undergraduate School at Babson College, joining the Wellesley school from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, where he served as associate dean for strategic educational initiatives and lecturer on global health. Babson serves up the obligatory academic/business speak in its announcement, terming Lapp as a “change […]

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Wellesley has a brand new pub! But…

Wellesley has a brand new pub, dubbed Roger’s Pub & Grille, but before you think about heading over there do note that it is exclusively for the Babson College community. That community is defined as students, alumni, faculty, staff, family and friends, so there probably is a good chance most Wellesley-ites wouldn’t be more than one or […]

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Wellesley to observe Martin Luther King Jr. day

Wellesley town offices, libraries and schools, and the RDF are closed on Monday, Jan. 18, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. You can start your day at the World of Wellesley’s MLK Annual Community Breakfast Celebration, which takes place at Wellesley College’s Alumnae Hall at 8:30-10am. Keynote address will be by Dr. Yves […]

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Hot story: Babson College bans hoverboards

Add Babson College to the list of higher education institutions not allowing hoverboards on campus due to safety concerns. Following word that Wellesley College and other area colleges and universities were banning or restricting use of hoverboards, those self-balancing two-wheeled scooters that have made headlines for sometimes going up in flames, we asked around to […]

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Tony Award winner Annaleigh Ashford to perform at Babson

A veteran of Broadway musicals including Wicked, Legally Blonde, and Kinky Boots, Tony-winning singer Annaleigh Ashford brings her cabaret show​ called Lost in the Stars to Babson College in Wellesley for a one-night only performance on Feb. 20 at 7pm at Carling-Sorenson Theatre. The New York Times calls her “a fearlessly saucy entertainer who seems born to […]

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