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Whistling Tribe Rewrites Rules of Language

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Whistling Tribe Rewrites Rules of Language

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.

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March 31, 2017

The Yawkey Foundations have recognized Bentley University’s longstanding commitment to service-learning and awarded the university $500,000 to educate students to effectively lead nonprofit organizations and expand student efforts to help community groups.

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