"The Grammar of Happiness," a one-hour special premiering Sunday, May 12 at 9pm on the Smithsonian Channel, traces Dean of Arts and Sciences Daniel Everett's journey to the Amazon and the profound effect it had on his life, personally and professionally.
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The Smithsonian Channel will be airing 'Grammar of Happiness' at 9pm on May 12, a documentary unveiling Dean of Arts & Sciences Daniel Everett's journey to becoming one of the most talked about linguists in the field after starting as a young missionary three decades ago.
Professor of Economics Scott Sumner's blog, The Money Illusion, is highlighted in an article focused on how American households are impacted by the recession. This story was also picked up by the Bangor Daily News.
The one-hour documentary tracing the life of Dean of Arts & Sciences Dan Everett and his journey to the Brazilian Amazon that changed him from an ambitious missionary to a top academic challenging the world of linguistics, is previewed.
Associate Professor of History Chris Beneke authors an op-ed examining the history of discussions surrounding NFL quarterbacks and race.
Students in a marketing class using social media to try and get the attention of talk show host Conan O'Brien are highlighted for organizing a flash mob on campus.
IDCC 390, a Social Media Course, is working on a class project called Conan2Bentley where the goal is to bring Conan O'Brien to campus via the use of social media. This includes Twitter, Facebook, and Youtube.
Marketing Professor Rajendra Sisodia explains how the "conscious capitalism" movement will benefit companies who adopt it for the right reasons. His research has proven companies that put customers before profit actually make more money in the long run.