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Gene Interacts with Stress and Leads to Heart Disease in Some People

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Voter Suppression:  One More Round The Ground Game - Getting Out the Vote

Voter Suppression: One More Round The Ground Game - Getting Out the Vote

By Peter Grear

Educate, organize and mobilize -- Around 30 days and counting, this election season is in the home stretch.  The highest profile race is for US Senate between Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis.  

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Babson Entrepreneurship Forum – “Action Drives Results” - October 16th, 2009

Written by Babson College on 02 October 2009.

Babson College will host the 8th Annual Babson Entrepreneurship Forum with the focused theme, Action Drives Results, on Friday, October 16, 2009, at Babson College. This year’s Forum features the Ideas Into Action Business Plan Competition at 2:30 p.m. The top three winning plans will receive a $20,000+ prize including cash, consulting, legal, and web services.
 
Finalists will also present their six-minute Rocket Pitch. To register for the competition, go to: www.babsonforum.com. Deadline for submissions is October 5th.
 
The day-long event includes a number of expert panels on a variety of topics including: Sports and Media, Green Ventures, Women Entrepreneurs, and Entrepreneurship in the Food Industry.
 
Keynote speakers include: Helen Grenier, Co-Founder, iRobot; Stacy Madison, Founder, Stacy’s Pita Chips; Doug Otto, Co-Founder and CEO, Decker’s Outdoor Corp (Teva, Simple, and UGG Australia); Jeffrey Swartz, CEO, Timberland; and Alan Weber, Co-Founder, Fast Company.
 
The Forum concludes with a Networking Reception with speakers, panelists, venture capitalists, and private equity professionals. Participants will also learn how to take their “Big Idea” to the next level.
 
The Babson Entrepreneurship Forum is the largest, student-run, entrepreneurship event at the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College. The Forum’s goal is to raise awareness of key opportunities and challenges facing entrepreneurs in an increasingly complex and global business environment.
 
For a full schedule of the day’s activities and to register for the Forum and the Ideas Into Action Business Plan Competition visit: www.babsonforum.com
 
Babson College in Wellesley, Mass., is recognized internationally as a leader in entrepreneurial management education. Babson grants BS degrees through its innovative undergraduate program, and grants MBA and custom MS and MBA degrees through the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College. Babson Executive Education offers executive development programs to experienced managers worldwide. For information, visit www.babson.edu.

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