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2014-04-04 23:39:54

The Wellesley Science and Technology EXPO is set for Saturday, April 5th with free admission and open to public; featuring Keynote Speaker Dr. Jeff Hoffman, former NASA astronaut and Professor of the Practice of Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT, at 2:00pm. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 The Wellesley Education Foundation is proud to host the first Wellesley Science & Technology Expo to be at on Saturday, April 5th from 10am to 3pm at the Wellesley High School. The EXPO is a...

2014-03-13 16:24:07

Keynotes focus on how business can advance green technology and reduce carbon emissions WELLESLEY, Mass., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Babson's Energy and Environmental Club (BEEC) will hold the Babson Energy & Environmental Conference: Fifteen Shades of Green, on Thursday, March 27, 2014 from 9 am to 7 pm at the Wellesley, MA campus. The conference will explore how energy efficiency and sustainability have evolved in every industry into an integral part of helping grow the...

2013-12-17 23:24:18

The Wellesley Education Foundation Board of Directors pledge to match every donation made to WEF in December, dollar-for-dollar, up to $18,000; giving the gift of education during the holiday season doubles your impact. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 The Wellesley Education Foundation (WEF) announces the launch of an exciting new initiative, The WEF Board of Directors’ Holiday Matching Gift Challenge. Through this program, members of the board of directors have aggregately...

2013-09-10 12:27:38

WELLESLEY, Mass., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For an unprecedented 17th consecutive time, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Babson College's undergraduate school #1 in Entrepreneurship. Babson continues to set the standard for entrepreneurship education, followed by a strong group of institutions, including University of Southern California, MIT, Indiana University and University of Pennsylvania. Additionally, U.S. News ranks Babson No. 34 among the top undergraduate...

2013-05-22 12:33:06

MOOCs span STEM, history, sociology, and Shakespeare WELLESLEY, Mass., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wellesley College, the first liberal arts college to join the Harvard-MIT free online learning collaborative edX, announced its initial courses: Introduction to Human Evolution (Fall 2013, taught by Adam Van Arsdale); Was Alexander Great? The Life, Leadership, and Legacies of History's Greatest Warrior (Spring 2014, taught by Guy MacLean Rogers); Introduction to Global...

2013-04-22 16:22:16

Shoppers Give Back with over 1 Million Green Nickels to Boston Children's Hospital WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ever since Roche Bros. decided to launch their Go Green recyclable bag initiative over 5 years ago, they have taken Boston Children's Hospital along. Each year, since 2008, the 18-store supermarket chain has given a five-cent rebate every time shoppers use their recyclable grocery bag. While many retailers allow shoppers to pocket the rebate,...

2013-04-13 23:03:32

60% of admitted students cited their campus visit as a significant factor that influenced their decision to apply and enroll at Wellesley College. For those that can't visit in person, the premiere liberal arts institution has reinvented the virtual college tour, giving prospectives a glimpse of what it's really like to go to Wellesley. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) April 13, 2013 As high school seniors make their final college decisions, and many families tour campuses this week, one leading...

2013-03-12 12:26:50

Babson Celebrates Its 20th Consecutive Year as Number 1 WELLESLEY, Mass., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report has ranked Babson's MBA Program No. 1 in Entrepreneurship for the 20th consecutive year. Others ranked in the top five for Entrepreneurship in the Best Graduate Schools 2014 report include Stanford at #2, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University and University of Pennsylvania (tied for fourth spot). Watch Babson's celebratory...

2012-08-29 10:21:07

WELLESLEY, Mass., Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the 2nd year in a row, Babson College is among the Sierra Club's List of America's Coolest Schools, a ranking of the nation's most eco-friendly college campuses. Babson College, strongly committed to nurturing an environmentally conscious campus, takes a fully holistic approach to sustainability. Babson works to integrate social and environmental sustainability concepts into the education of the world's next generation of...

2012-05-24 06:24:05

WELLESLEY, Mass., May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named all three of the colleges located in Wellesley, MA - Babson College, Massachusetts Bay Community College/Wellesley Campus and Wellesley College - Green Power Partners. This makes Wellesley one of the first communities in the nation with all of its institutions of higher education named Green Power Partners. By participating in the Town of Wellesley's Power to Choose Renewable Energy...