High school students from across the country have gathered at Bentley University to get an inside look at the financial industry and a taste of college life. Wall Street 101 is a week-long residential business camp that runs from July 18 to July 24 on the Bentley campus in Waltham, Mass. First offered in 2000, the educational summer camp gained immediate popularity among future financiers and has been featured in USA Today and on CNBC.
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Effective July 1, 2010, the National Science Foundation awarded a $130,347 grant to Bentley University for the project titled "Integrating Earth and Environmental Science Education into a Business Curriculum Using Technology Enhanced Learning." Eric (Rick) Oches, associate professor of Natural and Applied Sciences, and P.
The American College Health Association (ACHA) presented the national E. Dean Lovett Award to Geraldine Taylor, assistant dean for Health and Wellness and director of the Center for Health and Wellness at Bentley University, recognizing her contributions to Bentley, the community and ACHA -- particularly in regard to the H1N1 pandemic.
Changes in federal regulation in the late 1990s spurred spending on direct-to-consumer advertising (DTCA) of pharmaceutical drugs in the U.S. from $150 million in 1993 to $4.24 billion in 2005.
For the third consecutive year, Bentley University received an $189,702 grant from the U.S. Department of State to host a Summer Institute for Outstanding European Students (SIOE) from July 11 to August 15, 2010. Twenty-two undergraduate students from Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and United Kingdom will travel to Bentley to learn about the United States, its people and culture and develop leadership and entrepreneurial skills.
In May 2010 Adjunct Professor of Information Design in Corporate Communication (IDCC) Jon Boroshok was awarded the Bentley University Service-Learning Faculty Award for leading a series of community service projects within his Public Relations Writing course.
The Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation awarded Bentley University Professor of Management Joseph Weiss with a 2010 Marion and Jasper Whiting Fellowship. Weiss, who is one of only 20 recipients, will use the funding for research that explores the ethics, values and career prospects of emerging Russian professionals and entrepreneurs.
The Center for Business Ethics at Bentley University will present a five-day executive development course that will give ethics and compliance officers the tools to create and manage effective ethics, compliance, and business conduct programs.