Mary Culnan, Slade Professor of Management and IT, was appointed to the advisory board of a new Washington DC-based think tank, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF), which launched on November 19, 2008. Led by privacy experts Jules Polonetsky, former AOL chief privacy officer and Christopher Wolf, chair of the Privacy and Data Security Practice Group at Proskauer Rose LLP, the Future Privacy Forum has a mission to provide thought leadership on the Internet privacy discussion, to educate consume
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Bentley University has announced a strategic partnership between its Center for Marketing Technology (CMT) and Cambridge Focus (CF), one of the most respected focus group research firms in the U.S. Through the partnership, CF will transfer its focus group business to the CMT, a state-of-the-art market research facility located on the Bentley campus in Waltham.
Philosopher Nicholas Maxwell is calling for a reform of academia - a shift from simply acquiring knowledge to acquiring wisdom. A 30-year veteran of University College London, Maxwell will be the guest speaker for the Provost's Seminar Series at Bentley University on Friday, November 21, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m in the Adamian Academic Center, 175 Forest Street, Waltham. A luncheon reception will immediately follow.
Fred Ledley, chair of the Natural and Applied Sciences Department, was named one of 20 members of the second cohort of BEN (BiosciEdNet) Scholars.
Roseann Cotoni, administrative assistant for the Law, Taxation, and Financial Planning (LTFP) Department, was honored as a nonimee at the Lawyers Weekly 4th Annual Unsung Heroes Awards Luncheon held at the Boston Convention Center on October 23 with more than 350 lawyers and their staff in attendance.
The National Science Foundation awarded a $20,000 grant for research on glacial geochronology to Bentley University for the project titled "Collaborative Research: Testing Latest Pleistocene and Holocene Chronologies in the Western United States with Cosmogenic-Nuclide and Radiocarbon Dating Models." Bentley Professor of Natural and Applied Sciences P. Thompson Davis is working on the project with colleagues from Oregon State University.
Bentley University is accepting nominations for its fifth annual Tomorrow25 international leadership competition. Recognizing exemplary high school juniors from around the world, the program honors students who demonstrate initiative, citizenship, technological savvy, cultural awareness, social responsibility and a commitment to acting as a positive role model in their communities or schools.
CEO of Aga Khan Foundation USA Iqbal Noor Ali will discuss the business of international development and community service on November 6, 2008 at 3:30 p.m. in the Wilder Pavilion. The seminar is presented by the Bentley Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility and the Cronin International Center.
The 2008-2009 Dean of Arts and Sciences lecture series at Bentley University will launch with distinguished historian and religion commentator Stephen Prothero, chair of the Department of Religion at Boston University, on Tuesday, October 28 at 7:00 p.m. in the Sacred Space on the Bentley campus in Waltham. Prothero will discuss his New York Times bestseller, Religious Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know.
An honors finance class at Bentley University has paved the way for an innovative financing initiative: a domestic microcredit organization that will fuel economic and community development by providing loans of $1,500 to $6,000 to local entrepreneurs at or below the poverty level.