The $5,000 grant will be used to fund undergraduate research assistants working in the “health and industry” field. “This grant represents a healthy fusion between arts and sciences and business,” said Chris Beneke, associate professor of history and previous director of the Valente Center. “The foundation’s recognition of a business school’s role in academic research in the sciences should be applauded.”
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Bentley University is one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The New York-based education services company features the university in the just-published 2013 edition of its annual college guide, "The Best 377 Colleges" (Random House/Princeton Review). Bentley is also named among the guide’s Best Northeastern Colleges. In the subcategories that feature rankings based on student surveys, Bentley ranked:
After navigating Bentley University’s financial course through a band of economic conditions, Paul Clemente retired on July 1, 2012, after almost 11 years of service during which he strengthened the university’s financial position and maintained a continuous record of operating surplus.
Freshmen at Bentley University are learning that it’s never too early to start thinking about a career. In fact, career development is an essential part of the undergraduate experience, says Susan Brennan, executive director of University Career Services, beginning freshmen year.
Bentley University Professor Pierre Berthon developed the methodology to help determine which cities around the world have the most intellectual capital as part of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Global Talent Index (GTI). Professor Ian Cross, director of Bentley’s Center for Marketing Technology, coordinated the project.
Founding Director of the Center for Women and Business Betsy Myers responds to an Atlantic Monthly article that has created a firestorm of conversation about today's working women.
President Gloria Cordes Larson recently traveled to Ghana on a “thank you tour,” visiting Bentley’s Ghanaian-led partner organizations that host Bentley students for a variety of 8-week internships.
Bentley University is among 15 institutions honored for innovative work in faculty retirement. Bentley demonstrated a “best practice” with a phased approach to the three stages of faculty careers: the development of a legacy, the transition into retirement, and the continuing involvement of faculty in the academic community post-retirement.
Bentley professor Jane Fedorowicz was voted President-Elect of the Association for Information Systems (AIS), a leading professional organization for individuals and organizations who lead the research, teaching, practice, and study of information systems worldwide. Fedorowicz, Rae D. Anderson Professor of Accounting and Information Systems, is the second woman to serve in the role, effective July 1, 2012.
Leading scholars from around the world will gather at Bentley to discuss key texts in the history of Chinese medicine as a preparatory step in the editing of the Handbook of Chinese Medical Literature. Bridie Andrews, associate professor of history, will use a $24,820 conference grant from the Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange to organize the conference “Understanding Chinese Medical Literature” for August, 2012.