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Bentley Receives $1.3M to Advance the Integration of Science and Business

Tue, 02/19/2013 - 10:51

The National Biomedical Research Foundation has awarded a $1.3M grant to Bentley University to establish a Center for Integration of Science and Industry, under the direction of Dr. Fred Ledley, Professor of Natural & Applied Sciences and Management.

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Framingham Resident, Professor Explores Space Research

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 15:48

Senior Lecturer of Natural and Applied Sciences George Fishman is featured for sharing his excitement and expertise on space science at a local community lecture in hopes of getting others excited about the topic since Federal funding for space programs have been cut.

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Taking Business Education Into the Future

Fri, 11/30/2012 - 09:18

Management and Natural & Applied Sciences Professor Fred Ledley was recently featured on the Journal of Management Education podcast discussing his paper, in which he argues the need for business programs to require science courses designed to meet the needs of business students.

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Climate Change And Public Policy

Tue, 11/06/2012 - 13:59

Assistant Professor of Natural and Applied Sciences David Szymanski discusses how scientists can best communicate the effects of climate change to policymakers and the general public.

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Creating a Cross-Disciplinary Course in Sustainability: 5 Questions with David Szymanski and Rick Oches, Bentley University

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 09:57

Professors David Szymanski and Rick Oches are credited with starting an innovative cross-course module that incorporates natural sciences, economics, political science and accounting with real-world problems to create a curriculum that shows students the importance of scientific literacy in business and society. 

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Consumers Keen on Energy Codes, According to Survey by Bentley University Students

Wed, 05/30/2012 - 15:15

A group of Bentley University students teamed up with nonprofits Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) and Consumers Union (CU) to survey consumer perceptions of energy codes, which are minimum requirements that builders must meet in order to ensure that homes comply with energy efficiency standards.

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Space Foundation Recognizes Sputnik’s Child by Bentley University Professor Fred Ledley as a Certified Space Imagination Product

Thu, 12/01/2011 - 10:58

Ledley has pledged to donate profits from the sale of the book to support Space Foundation education programs. The novel, which was released this month, recalls the events that shaped the ideas and lives of the baby boom generation and laid the groundwork for an age of technology and its challenges.

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Faculty Members Rick Oches and David Szymanski and Senior Gregory Bucci Present at Geological Society of America Annual Meeting

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 08:04

Bentley faculty members Rick Oches and David Szymanski and senior Gregory Bucci are presenters at the 2011 annual meeting of the Geological Society of America, October 9 to 12 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Approximately 6,000 scientists are expected to attend.

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