Alabama civil rights lawyer Morris Dees, chief trial counsel and founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, will be the keynote speaker for the Bentley College 22nd annual Celebration for Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., on Monday, January 28, at 10:00 a.m. in Koumantzelis Auditorium on the Bentley campus.
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The American College Health Association (ACHA) presented Jessica Greher, assistant director of Health Education and Prevention, with the Affiliate New Professionals Award for the New England chapter. The award recognizes members who have provided service to the field of college health for three years or less and who have made significant contributions to their institutions. Greher was honored at the 2007 annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas.
The Department of Natural and Applied Sciences at Bentley College hosts a lecture by Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Kerry Emanuelon, "Global Warming Impacts on Hurricane Intensity" on Monday, December 3, 2007 from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. in the Adamian Academic Center Pavilion at Bentley College, 175 Forest Street in Waltham.
Bentley made the final round of competition in the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston College Fed Challenge on November 7. Bentley competed against 13 other area schools, including Boston College, Boston University, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Tufts. Professor of Economics David Gulley advised the team, which included seniors Shantanu Daga, Tyler Heishman, Bryan Stinchfield, Kimiko Tanaka and Dan Watson
Bentley College is pleased to announce Philosophy professor Robert McNulty in a new role as Director of Programs at the Center for Business Ethics (CBE).
The International Film Series presented a screening of China Blue on November 13. Directed by Micha X. Peled, the film takes viewers inside a blue jeans factory in southern China, where teenage workers struggle to survive harsh working conditions. Providing perspectives from both the top and bottom levels of the factory's hierarchy, China Blue explores complex issues of globalization from the human level.
Local parents will get a hands-on lesson in what their children are doing online during an interactive seminar offered by Bentley College and Waltham Public Schools.
Bentley College International Studies professor Bonnie Field is the recipient of a 2007-2008 Fulbright Senior Researcher fellowship. This is the second Fulbright Scholar award that Bentley received this year. Associate Professor of International Studies Joel Deichmann received a 2007-2008 U.S. Fulbright Scholar grant to Russia to teach at Smolny College.