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May 2, 2017

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Tuesday, May 02, 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
All Day Mindful Moment (Multi-Day Event)
Take a break for a mindful moment. Join us in Glavin Chapel for a 15-minute relaxation exercise or guided meditation. All are welcome. Mindful Moments are part of De-Stress Week, May 1-5. For more information, visit
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.
Babson Campus
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Babson Electives Abroad Administrator Lunch

The Glavin Office would like to extend an invitation to the first annual Babson Electives Abroad Administrator Lunch. This lunch is an opportunity to learn more about what is required of a Babson Electives Abroad administrator and the application process. If you plan on attending, please complete this registration form so we can plan accordingly. 

Please RSVP by NOON Friday, April 28th and include any dietary restrictions (lunch will be provided from Lemon Thai). 

For those of you that are interested in learning more but are unable to attend, please click here for more information.

Babson Campus
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Community Walk
Community Walk

Date and Time:
Tuesday, May 2
12 -12:30 p.m.

Students, staff, and faculty are invited to come together and take a walk through and around the Babson campus.
We'll meet at the Reynolds Info Desk and walk at a slow to moderate pace for 20-30 minutes. All are welcome.

This event is part of De-Stress Week, May 1-5.

For more information about De-Stress Week events, visit
Babson Campus
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Juice Seminar

Both blending and juicing your fruits and vegetables are hot diet trends for 2017. From the juice bar at your gym to the on-line smoothie deliverable club, there is a lot of choices out there. But is the hype to be believed?  Why is everyone drinking these and are the health claims true about these wonder concoctions? This seminar will cover why you should or should not be drinking smoothies, what combinations of fruits and veggies work best, what you should avoid putting in smoothies, how much you should pay for a smoothie on-the-go and so much more. Plus, there will be a few yummy concoctions to taste and recipes for you to try at home.  Step up to the smoothie bar and let’s have a conversation about health and wellness in a glass! Please join us in Nichols 170.


12:00 PM - 1:00 PM New Cancer Conversation-Virtual Presentation

Join the New Cancer Conversation!

Lots of conversations about cancer focus on risk factors, treatment options, and survival rates. That’s why 15-40 Connection is starting a New Cancer Conversation—one that focuses on what YOU can do about cancer, and empowering you with lifesaving knowledge that can help you detect cancer early.

We know that 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives. But there's something you can do to help!

Early detection is our best tool to increase survival rates - join us for a virtual presentation featuring young adult cancer survivors who share their pre-diagnosis journey. Hear their experiences and lessons on how to recognize early warning signs, when to seek medical attention, and how to collaborate with your doctor to receive the best medical care.

Here is a link to register for the virtual presentation:

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Wellness - Come as You Are Tai Chi
Tai Chi is a gentle exercise for body and mind.  With its roots in Chinese martial arts and traditional Chinese medicine, Tai Chi uses slow and gentle movements to build your balance, strength, flexibility and focus.  No matter your age or physical condition, you can practice Tai Chi.  Scientific studies support the effectiveness of Tai Chi in improving the lives of people with chronic conditions, such as arthritis, diabetes, and osteoporosis.  Most of all, Tai Chi is relaxing and fun.  So come as you are, in comfortable clothes, with flat-soled shoes.  You will learn the basic principles of Tai Chi as well as exercises and a short form you will be able to practice on your own.  The course will be taught by faculty member Carolyn Hotchkiss, who has studied Yang and Sun style Tai Chi for five years, and is certified to teach Tai Chi for Arthritis. 
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
2:45 PM - 5:45 PM Math Academy- Framingham
Volunteers will be tutoring third grade middle school children on math basics and assist with homework
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Framingham Housing Authority Hoops and Homework Afterschool Program
Babson volunteers will teach middle school children of the housing authority how to organize and run a business.
4:00 PM Mindful Moment (Multi-Day Event)
Take a break for a mindful moment. Join us in Glavin Chapel for a 15-minute relaxation exercise or guided meditation. All are welcome. Mindful Moments are part of De-Stress Week, May 1-5. For more information, visit
Babson Campus
5:30 PM ADVANCED YOGA (Multi-Day Event)

ADVANCED YOGA connects the mind with the body, allowing you to challenge yourself and practice poses that challenge you both mentally and physically. This class will give you a better understanding of your body to master it and manipulate it to the form of your choice. With poses involving flexions, extensions and inversions, you will see your body getting enlightened. 

Babson Campus
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM San Francisco, CA: Babson Connect Spring 2017
Registration for this event is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome!

Babson Connect: San Francisco

Date and Time:
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Babson San Francisco Campus
135 Main St, 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105

Babson Connect brings together the Babson community in the Bay Area to build and enhance relationships, network, and learn. At each event, we invite alums representing Bay Area companies to network with our students and other alums, as well as a top entrepreneurial leader for a facilitated conversation. This year, we are pleased to welcome Jamie Siminoff ‘99, Chief Inventor & Founder, Ring with special guest moderator, Carol Hacker, Director of Centennial Campaign Engagement & Giving (and the Dean of Students during Jamie’s time at the College).

Featured Speaker:
Jamie Siminoff '99 - Chief Inventor & Founder, Ring

Event Schedule: 
5:30 – 6:00 Check In 
6:00 – 7:00 Facilitated conversation with Jamie Siminoff ‘99, Ring
7:00 – 8:30 Group Networking

Event Cost: $15
Includes a $5 donation to support the entrepreneurial leaders of tomorrow.

Students Please use discount code - SFSTUDENT

Register today by clicking the button at the top!

If you would like to remove the $5 donation from your registration, use discount code NOGIFT and click "apply"

Contact Information:
Name: Marisa Shariatdoust
Phone: 781-239-4214

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.

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