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.
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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.
Waltham, Mass. -- As the presidential election approaches the 'one year away' milestone, Bentley College Political Science professors Christine B. Williams and Jeff Gulati continue to monitor the candidates' web sites for campaign impact and how they use their sites to characterize their platforms.
A team of six Bentley juniors and seniors were awarded first place and a $1,500 cash prize in the sixth annual Travelers Finance Case Competition held on October 12 in Hartford, Conn. This is the third year that a Bentley team has won the competition. Under the guidance of finance professor and faculty advisor Otgontsetseg Erhemjamts, the winning Bentley team included seniors Cody Clearwater, Tyler Heishman and Scott Tindall; and juniors Victoria Khiter, Eric Wald and Cory Wusterbarth.
Earl Avery, the president's special assistant for equal opportunity, was the recipient of the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) President's Award. The award was presented at the NBMBAA annual conference Awards Ceremony on September 15 at the Orlando World Center Marriot in Orlando, Florida. Recipients are honored for exceeding expectations in their service to the NBMBAA. The association thanked Avery for his years of commitment, dedication and hard work.
Bentley College is accepting nominations for its fourth annual Tomorrow25 international leadership competition. Spotlighting 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 making positive things happen in their communities or schools.
The Bentley College Women's Leadership Institute (WLI) names iRelaunch as the recipient of the 2007 Workplace Innovations Award. The award will be presented by Bentley President Gloria Cordes Larson on Wednesday, November 7, at the WLI Career Re-Launch Expo and Networking Night for stay-at-home mothers from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on the Bentley campus.