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August 23, 2012

The $5,000 grant will be used to fund undergraduate research assistants working in the “health and industry” field. “This grant represents a healthy fusion between arts and sciences and business,” said Chris Beneke, associate professor of history and previous director of the Valente Center. “The foundation’s recognition of a business school’s role in academic research in the sciences should be applauded.”

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August 23, 2012
(New England Cable News)

Economics Professor Dave Gulley is interviewed about the pros and cons of a proposal to build an $800 million casino in downtown Springfield.

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August 22, 2012
(Washington Post)

Founding Director of the Center for Women and Business Betsy Myers shares her definition of leadership and an enlightening story about her time at the White House with President Clinton's administration.

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August 21, 2012

Bentley University is one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The New York-based education services company features the university in the just-published 2013 edition of its annual college guide, "The Best 377 Colleges" (Random House/Princeton Review). Bentley is also named among the guide’s Best Northeastern Colleges.In the subcategories that feature rankings based on student surveys, Bentley ranked:

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August 19, 2012
(Boston Globe)

President Gloria Larson is highlighted as a university leader who comes from outside academia alongside Chancellor Marty Meehan of UMass Lowell. She offers insight into why their unconventional backgrounds are an asset.

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August 16, 2012
(WGBH Radio)

Associate Professor of Marketing Susan Dobscha discusses why online coupon enterprise Groupon, which has sold millions in daily deals, is experiencing financial problems.

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August 16, 2012
(Philadelphia Inquirer)

Associate Professor of History Chris Beneke co-authors an op-ed highlighting that Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan make up the first major-party presidential ticket that does not include a Protestant. The piece also reveals why this doesn't mean the "religous test" is over for presidential candiates.

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August 15, 2012
(Washington Post)

Economics Professor Scott Sumner joins economists from around the nation in offering insight into how the Federal Reserve can stimulate the economy.

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August 5, 2012
(Mathematical Association of America)

The Mathematical Association of America awards the Trevor Evans Award to Professor of Mathematics Nathan Carter.

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August 5, 2012
(Worcester Telegram & Gazette)

Aaron Nurick, professor of Management and Psychology and author of "The Good Enough Manager: The Making of a Gem," offers insight on how good managers know how to strike a balance between work and relaxation.

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