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April 13, 2017

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

All Day From Root to Sky: Sachiko Akiyama (Multi-Day Event)
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Artist Talk and Reception: Wednesday, April 5, 5:00 P.M.
Exhibit on View: April 5–May 19
Sachiko Akiyama’s work brings together artistic influences of Brancusi, Egyptian funerary sculptures, medieval Christian woodcarvings, and contemporary sculptors with the artist’s personal experiences and Japanese heritage, notably Japanese fairy tales.  Her carvings convey a sense of centeredness and direct connections to nature that opens up the door to creation mythologies and other mystical possibilities. The figures’ relationships to flora, fauna, and the elements speak metaphorically to the ways we find meaning in our lives and meet the challenges of our surroundings.
Babson Campus
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM Wellness - Beginner/Intermediate Boot Camp
Boot Camp is a 50 minute, two day a week program designed to improve your cardio endurance, build strength and induce weight loss.  The personalized approach to group exercise makes the class fun and motivating in pursuit of results and your personal goals.  Instructor Craig Paris uses a variety of body weight exercises, resistance bands, agility drills, running, and plyometric training to activate multiple muscle groups and burn the maximum amount of calories during class.
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8:15 AM - 9:30 AM Zurich, Switzerland: Breakfast with Lord Green
Breakfast with Lord Green

The Babson Alumni Club of Switzerland Invites you to attend a Breakfast with Lord Green. 

Lord Green served as Group CEO, and subsequently Group Chairman at HSBC - the world’s largest bank. He joined the British Government as UK Minister of State for Trade and Investment in 2011, stepping down from his role at the bank. Lord Green is currently Chairman of Asia House in London. 

During the Babson breakfast briefing, Lord Green will share his unique perspective on Brexit and its implications for Britain’s future relationship with the EU. The discussion will be open and participants are encouraged to put their own questions to him. The prior evening, Lord Green is the headline speaker in the Asia Leaders Series (, where his evening talk the day before (April 12) will focus on “The Rise of Asia” - a subject on which he also has profound knowledge. 

Date and Time:
Thursday April 13

Rahn+Bodmer Co.
Talstrasse 15, 8022 Zürich

Costs of the breakfast are kindly covered by Peter Rahn '82 who has agreed to host the breakfast at the Rahn&Bodmer office in Zurich. 

To Register, please click the button at the top of the page.

Please consider a $5 gift with your registration to expand opportunities for Babson students from all over the world by supporting the Global Scholars program.

Additional Events:
Babson Alumni are entitled to a 30% discount on Lord Green’s evening talk the night before - which is limited to 100 spaces. The registration link for the evening talk is 

As part of the Asia Leaders Series, an executive dinner with Lord Green for 15 guests will take place at Baur au Lac on April 12 at 20:15 - Babson alumni are encouraged to write to to request an invitation.

Babson College is pleased to pass along information regarding alumni volunteer activities and events that may be of interest to you. The College does not directly control these activities and events, and assumes no responsibility for any related damage, injury, or loss.
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Diversity Matters: Faculty & Staff Luncheon Series
Diversity Matters- Every second Thursday; $2 Trim

For faculty/staff 
Babson Campus
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Wellness - Adult Cross Training (A.C.T)
Join Babson’s own Head Strength and Conditioning Coach  for a training program which will heighten mental and physical fortitude through flexibility, balance, coordination, conditioning, strength, power and agility drills, exercises and routines.
Babson Campus
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Wellness - SavSani: Seated Yoga
This method of yoga has many benefits because it combat stress by utilizing both the mind and the body. The SavSani Mind, silences and redirects the mind to become calm and effective in this world of over-stimulation and stress. The SavSani Body technique brings the body to its ultimate strength and correct alignment by removing any aliments felt within.
Babson Campus
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Wellness - Zumba
The Zumba® program fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you away. Originally created by Alberto “Beto” Perez in Columbia, Zumba® is a Latin inspired dance fitness class that combines interval training sessions with fast and slow rhythms to sculpt and tone your body while burning fat.  Our goal is simple: We want you to want to work out, to love working out, and to get hooked.  Zumba® fanatics achieve long-term benefits while experiencing an absolute blast in every calorie-burning, body-energizing class.  This class is perfect for all fitness levels and no dance experience is necessary!
Babson Campus
12:30 PM - 5:00 PM B.E.T.A. Challenge Finals
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Finalists of the 2017 B.E.T.A. Challenge will present their ventures to the community. The Blank Center's B.E.T.A. (Babson Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®) Challenge recognizes major milestones Babson businesses have achieved by taking action.
Babson Campus
5:15 PM - 7:30 PM Harvard Square Meals
Babson volunteers serve about 100 meals to those in need and help clean up afterwards.
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM UG UK/Ireland Elective Abroad Information Session

Interested in learning more about the UG Elective Abroad traveling to London, Stratford, and Dublin?  Join the faculty and program manager at the info session!  Thursday, April 13th 5:30-6:30 PM in Reynolds 241

Babson Campus
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Babson Campus, MA: Celebrating Achievements in Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®

Event registration is now closed. 

Pre-registration is required for this event due to catering commitments and dinner seating.

Celebrating Achievements in Entrepreneurial Thought and Action

Thursday, April 13, 2017
6 p.m. 

Knight Auditorium
Babson Campus

2017 Honorees:

Thomas MBA'63 and Laurie Cunnington
Partner, Cunnington & Cunnington and Former Chief Executive Officer, Ward Williston Oil Co.,
and Partner, Cunnington & Cunnington and Former President, Ward Williston Oil Co.

Rising Stars:
Karim El-Gamal MBA'11 - co-founder and co-owner, Rail Trail Flatbread and New City Microcreamery
Michael Kasseris MBA'11 - co-founder and co-owner, Rail Trail Flatbread and New City Microcreamery
Jamie Kent '09 - touring musician and founder, Road Dog Music Group
Abby Speicher Carroll MBA'15 - co-founder and CEO, DARTdrones Flight School

Winners of the B.E.T.A. (Babson Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®) Challenge will also be announced. The B.E.T.A. Challenge recognizes major milestones Babson businesses have achieved by taking action. 

Learn more about our honorees»

Dress is business attire.

: $50*
*Includes a $25 gift to the Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship at Babson, helping students and alumni create and launch innovative new ventures.
If you would like to remove the donation from your registration, use discount code NO25GIFT and click "apply".
Click the button at the top of your screen to register.
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