Earl Avery vividly remembers the time he boarded an airplane and mistakenly thought one of the pilots - a woman - was a flight attendant.
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When the National Endowment for the Humanities last summer awarded Bentley a focus grant to develop a model curriculum for the liberal arts in pre-professional education, some on campus were surprised. But for many others, it was external recognition that exceptional learning takes place here, in- and outside the classroom.
WALTHAM, Mass. - Jonathan Saltzman of The Boston Globe profiles Professor of Government Christine Williams' study of Howard Dean's presidential campaign grassroots supporters and what draws them to the Meetup phenomenon. To read the article, click here.
WALTHAM, Mass.- As President and CEO of Merck & Co., Inc., Ray Gilmartin knows his company is at an advantage. Not by the salaries they pay their employees or how luxurious their offices are- but for something much more important in his eyes. "Ethics is clearly a source of competitive advantage for us," he said. "Our people are proud of how they conduct themselves and how they do business."
WALTHAM, Mass. - Professor of Finance Leonard Rosenthal is available for media interviews regarding the recent problems and scandals in the mutual fund industry. Rosenthal puts the current situation in perspective, warning that there is danger ahead.
Now that the Halloween pumpkins have been tossed in the trash, the glint of tinsel and flash of color in malls is proof that the holidays are looming. For some, the weeks ahead might be a vision dancing in Norman Rockwell's head. For others, the weeks will wreak havoc, producing emotions as unwanted as a lump of coal.
Two Bentley management professors, in partnership with The Boston Club, have found that nearly one-half of the largest 100 public companies in Massachusetts do not have women directors and only 9 percent of all board seats in these companies are held by women. The companies without women directors sell everything from ice cream to shoes, from software to medical devices, from pianos to dental services.