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We know the millennial generation is the most racially diverse in American history, but the question is: Do they know it?Much has been made about their diversity being key to the liberal attitudes characteristic of this younger generation. Politicians have surveyed and courted the non-white youth vote as if it’s a defined political bloc. Millennials’ higher tolerance of other races and groups has been praised as a conscious progressive stance.

October 3, 2014
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Meg Murphy

Currently celebrating its 25th anniversary in business, Quincy-based Arbella Insurance Group is regularly recognized as one of the best places to work by the Boston Business Journal, and its CEO was recently recognized for his “galvanizing” civic leadership.

October 3, 2014
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Melissa Massello

An up-and-coming software company in the heart of the Silicon Prairie is not only easing the major pain point of Generation Y — finding a good job, when 40 percent of all unemployed workers are millennials — but it’s also completely built and run by millennials themselves, from the co-founders to the company’s “Job Squad” of campus intern-ambassadors.

September 26, 2014
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Melissa Massello
Bentley University MBA graduate Joey Carregal '10

Bentley University’s Millennial Preparedness research study raised a number of issues about millennials in the workplace. In the coming weeks, PreparedU, in a series entitled Generational Voices, will present opinions from millennials and non-millennials alike on a wide variety of these issues.

September 26, 2014
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Joey Carregal and Charla Skaggs
Actress Emma Watson delivers a speech on gender inequality to the UN.

This week, millennial actress and recent college graduate Emma Watson gave a powerful speech to the United Nations, launching the UN’s new solidarity campaign called He for She, which urges men to look at gender equality as more than a women’s issue — and for women to stop thinking that feminism is anti-men.

September 26, 2014
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April Lane

NowUKnow examines millennial minds and issues, informed by research data, expert opinion, and reportage about the professional and personal lives of Generation Y.We are on the brink of a technological revolution that will lean hard on fresh ideas from young start-ups and reward innovative millennials with membership in a small but rising meritocracy.

September 26, 2014
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Meg Murphy
Bentley University President Gloria Cordes Larson joins Bloomberg Radio hosts Pimm Fox and Carol Masser in the studio to discuss the mind of millennials.

Bentley President Gloria Larson joined Bloomberg Radio hosts Pimm Fox and Carol Massar on September 24 to continue an examination of millennials in the workplace.

September 26, 2014
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Vic Schlitzer

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