Andrew Liveris, the President, CEO, and Chairman of The Dow Chemical Company will be the keynote speaker at the 15th annual Raytheon Lecture in Business Ethics at Bentley University on November 4, 2010, at 3:30 p.m. in Wilder Pavilion, Adamian Academic Center. Liveris will speak about the central place of ethics in Dow's long-term business strategy.
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Students and faculty at Bentley University, in cooperation with the Bentley Service-Learning Center, have launched an anti-bullying campaign that extends from their Waltham, Mass. community into local schools and nearby communities. Designed to be run by students, the One Goal, One Community: Moving Beyond Bullying and Empowering for Life initiative is focused on educating community members and soliciting their commitment to help change behaviors and put an end to bullying.
A study co-authored by Bentley University assistant professor of Accountancy Rani Hoitash and Northeastern University faculty members Olubunmi Faleye and Udi Hoitash examines whether various roles of the Board of Directors of public companies overshadow each other.
The Bentley University McCallum Graduate School of Business is one of the Best Business Schools in the country, according to The Princeton Review. The New York-based education services company features The McCallum Graduate School in the new 2011 edition of its book, "The Best 300 Business Schools" (Random House / Princeton Review).
Bentley University Alumni Steven '73 and Christine Manfredi '73 have presented a $2 million financial commitment to support the strategic plan and mission of the university. A significant portion of the funds will be used to build upon and enhance a recent initiative focused on innovative leadership programs for female undergraduate students.
The Dean of Arts and Sciences at Bentley University hosts prominent American non-fiction writer and novelist Tom Wolfe on Friday, October 15, at the annual faculty retreat. During the lecture, Wolfe will discuss his latest book The Human Beast, which explores the nature of human beings.
The Women's Leadership Institute (WLI) at Bentley University hosts "Redefining Success: Executive Women Exploring New Directions," an innovative one-day workshop for senior female executives and professionals exploring effective ways to shape their working and "extra-curricular" lives going forward. The program will be held on Thursday, October 21, from noon to 7:00 p.m. at the Bentley campus, 175 Forest Street, Waltham, Mass.
The Jeanne and Dan Valente Center for Arts and Sciences at Bentley University is pleased to announce the appointment of two short-term visiting scholars for academic year 2010-2011; Laila Iskander, Egyptian-based social entrepreneur, education reformer and community activist for the impoverished Zabaleen of Cairo; and Tristan Thielmann, senior research fello
Bentley University announces alumni Woody Benson and Tom Koulopoulos as executives-in-residence beginning in fall 2010. In this new role each executive will teach graduate courses, mentor students, work with faculty and staff on curriculum initiatives, and serve in advisory roles. A 1980 alumnus, Woody Benson is an investor with Prism VentureWorks and a high-tech industry veteran of 30 years.