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January 11, 2012

Continuing its successful track record in career placement, Bentley University’s 99 percent placement rate for 2011 graduates is defying current job market statistics. A recent survey of Bentley’s Class of 2011 shows that 78 percent of the responding graduates are employed and 21 percent are attending grad school full time – resulting in a placement rate of 99 percent.

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January 10, 2012

Professor of Management Michael Boyd offers his thoughts on Elements of Successful Organizations, citing that it is "an insightful and engaging book for anyone setting vision and making organizational decisions today — and for those preparing to be future business leaders.”

Source: Miyanville Type: Media Coverage Permalink
January 10, 2012

Bentley Sophomore Lindsay Beauregard is highlighted for placing third in a national online video contest where she explained how she intends to use her major after graduation. Beauregard garnered enough votes to win a two-thousand dollar scholarship.

Source: WABI-TV5 Type: Media Coverage Permalink
Tagged as: Bentley University
January 9, 2012
(Associated Press)

Cliff Putney, Professor of History and author of the book "Muscular Christianity: Manhood and Sports in Protestant America, 1880-1920," comments on Denver Bronco's Quarterback Tim Tebow's religious affiliation.

Source: Associated Press Type: Media Coverage Permalink
Tagged as: Cliff Putney
January 9, 2012

Professor of Global Studies Jeff Gulati explains the correlation between Facebook activity and turnout in the primary polls.

Source: Gov20.govfresh Type: Media Coverage Permalink
Tagged as: Jef Gulati
January 8, 2012
(The Chronicle of Higher Education)

Professor of Economics Scott Sumner is highlighted as a pioneer of the economic blogosphere which is changing the way economists debate current issues.

Source: The Chronicle of Higher Education Type: Media Coverage Permalink
Tagged as: Scott Sumner, Economics
January 5, 2012

Professor of Economics Scott Sumner offers insight on the Fed forecasting inflation, unemployment and real gross-domestic-product growth in the current year, the next few calendar years and “over the longer run.” 

Source: Bloomberg Type: Media Coverage Permalink
Tagged as: Scott Sumner, Economics, Fed
January 5, 2012
(Boston Globe)

Bentley honors students are highlighted for conducting a semester-long research project whereby they analyzed Waltham's Main Street and offered the city strategies to enhance the downtown business climate.

Source: Boston Globe Type: Media Coverage Permalink
January 4, 2012
(The Boston Globe)

Bentley student Lacey Nemergut offers her insight into the process of  finding the right roommate in college.

Source: The Boston Globe Type: Media Coverage Permalink
Tagged as: student spotlight
January 1, 2012
(NH Magazine)

Senior Lecturer of Economics John Tommasi is highlighted for his research on the economic impact of ending drug prohibition.

Source: NH Magazine Type: Media Coverage Permalink