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Shaping the Future of Business Education

Wed, 05/22/2013 - 12:01

In the current national debate over the value of higher education, lines are often drawn between business education and the liberal arts. Some argue that business knowledge provides the most appropriate education for today’s world; others take just the opposite approach, elevating arts and sciences as creating supple learners who can thrive in a changing environment.

Bentley Dean of Arts and Sciences Daniel L. Everett takes exception to each mindset. Everett’s beliefs are so strong that he published a book about it.

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For Career Advancement, Students Need More Than Business

Mon, 04/29/2013 - 13:13

Bloomberg Businessweek features the new book by Bentley faculty advocating for the integration of business with the arts and sciences. The book, Shaping the Future of Business Education, is co-edited by Dean Daniel Everett and Adjunct Lecturer Gordon Hardy. 

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Dean Discusses His Life-Changing Journey from Christian Missionary to Controversial Linguist

Wed, 02/13/2013 - 16:15

Daniel Everett discussed the documentary of his life living among the Pirahã people of Brazil in what began as a Christian mission and grew into an in-depth study of the tribe’s singular language and culture in which there is no God. The film, Grammar of Happiness, was featured in The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science Film Showcase on Wednesday, February 13.

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Winners Announced for Jackson Hole Science Media Awards

Fri, 09/07/2012 - 13:13

The film Grammar of Happiness, featuring Dean of Arts and Sciences, Dan Everett, was named winner of the Best Human and Social Sciences Program at the 2012 Jackson Hole Science Media Awards

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Does Culture Drive Language?

Sun, 07/08/2012 - 14:43

The 7th Avenue Radio program features Dean of Arts & Sciences Dan Everett speaking about his latest book, Language: The Cultural Tool

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Iconoclast: Linguist Daniel Everett

Sun, 07/01/2012 - 12:11

Dean of Arts & Sciences Daniel Everett interviews with the host of talk radio program the 7th Avenue Project about his cultural experiences with the Piraha Tribe in Brazil. 

 

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Tradition

Sun, 06/03/2012 - 11:52

Dean of Arts and Sciences Dan Everett is highlighted amongst renowned cultural enthusiasts in a radio interview with BBC News. Listen by chapter to hear Everett's insight on language as a cultural tool.

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The Grammar of Happiness: How an Indigenous Tribe Changed a Missionaries Views Airs May 12

Sat, 05/12/2012 - 21:49

The remarkable story of missionary-turned-linguist Dan Everett, dean of arts and sciences, is reviewed, showcasing his time spent living among the Amazonian Piraha tribe studying their language and cultural patterns.

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The Grammar of Happiness to Premiere 5/12 on Smithsonian Channel

Mon, 04/30/2012 - 09:30

The one-hour documentary tracing the life of Dean of Arts & Sciences Dan Everett and his journey to the Brazilian Amazon that changed him from an ambitious missionary to a top academic challenging the world of linguistics, is previewed. 

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Culture, Not Biology, Shapes Language

Thu, 04/26/2012 - 13:34

Dean of Arts & Sciences, Daniel Everett, is highlighted for his book, Language: The Cultural Tool and his experience working with the Piraha Indians of Amazonian Brazil.

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