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.
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.
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.
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.