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March 26, 2012
(Boing Boing)

Popular blog Boing Boing interviews Dean of Arts and Sciences Dan Everett about his new book, Language: The Cultural Tool, and related documentary A Grammar of Happiness, both of which analyze human language construction by taking a close look at how the Piraha tribe in the Brazilian Amazon communicates.

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March 24, 2012
(The Guardian)

Dean of Arts & Science Dan Everett is highlighted for his new book Language: The Cultural Tool, which explores his theory that language isn't innate, but a tool developed by humans to solve problems.

Source: The Guardian Type: Media Coverage Permalink
March 21, 2012

Focused on the need to grow companies in a sustainable, responsible, and ethical manner and create shared value for each stakeholder, Kent’s talk will highlight critical lessons that The Coca-Cola Company — the largest beverage company in the world and one of the most widely recognized brands — has learned on its 125-year journey: how to provide job and growth opportunities; reaching out to communities around the world; stimulating small business development; protecting vital natural resources such as water and crops; and improving women’s equality. 

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March 21, 2012
(New York Times)

Dean of Arts and Sciences Dan Everett makes waves in the linguistics field thanks to his new book Language: The Cultural Tool.

Source: New York Times Type: Media Coverage Permalink
March 21, 2012
(Chronicle of Higher Education)

The controversial research by Dean of Arts & Sciences Dan Everett, which prompted his new book Language: The Cultural Tool, is examined.

Source: Chronicle of Higher Education Type: Media Coverage Permalink
March 20, 2012
(WBUR-FM)

WBUR highlights Bentley Women’s Basketball team for making it to the NCAA Division II Elite Eight (now heading to the Final Four!) in San Antonio, Texas. 

Source: WBUR-FM Type: Media Coverage Permalink
March 19, 2012
(Bioscience Technology)

Dean of Arts and Sciences Dan Everett is highlighted for his new book Language: The Cultural Tool, which explores the rules of human language and the relationship between culture, thinking, and happiness through the study of one Amazonian tribe called the Piraha.

Source: Bioscience Technology Type: Media Coverage Permalink
March 19, 2012
(Spectator)

On the heels of Bentley Dean of Arts and Sciences Dan Everett's book, Language: The Cultural Tool, the Spectator Book Blog investigates the different theories of Noam Chomsky and Dan Everett, both renowned linguists with opposing viewpoints.

Source: Spectator Type: Media Coverage Permalink
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March 18, 2012
(The Sunday Times)

Dean of Arts and Sciences Dan Everett's new book, Language: The Cultural Tool, is revered by The Sunday Times, one of the United Kingdom's most popular news outlets.

Source: The Sunday Times Type: Media Coverage Permalink

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