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Media Tap Bentley Experts
This article originally appeared in the Bentley Magazine.
Faculty and other members of the campus community continue to provide insightful analysis and thoughtful commentary for print, broadcast and online media.
Reuters. A story on annual rankings for law and business schools notes the #1 ranking of Bentley University in the “Best Campus Facilities” category; the accolade comes from the Princeton Review (October 6, 2009).
The American and The New York Times. Professor of Economics Scott Sumner discusses why conventional wisdom about the economic crisis could be wrong, in a story for The American, which is published by the American Enterprise Institute (October 9, 2009). Sumner also is the subject of “How a Little Inflation Could Help a Lot.” This feature story in The New York Times spotlights the professor’s controversial and insightful blog, citing the impact of his opinions in the academic community and beyond (August 1, 2009).
Math Horizons. Richard Cleary, professor and chair of the Mathematical Sciences Department, argues that students do not need an extreme level of commitment to math to succeed in the subject; the story is called “Dispassionate Mathematics” (September 23, 2009).
BusinessWeek. Mike Page, vice president for academic affairs and dean of business, comments on the university’s early adoption of PTE Academic, a new test for English proficiency (September 16, 2009).
Los Angeles Times. W. Michael Hoffman, executive director of the Center for Business Ethics, comments on conflicts of interest involved in a new aspect of the Bernie Madoff case. Denverpost.com featured the story as well. Hoffman also speaks with ABC News about actions by Wells Fargo executives in the latest Madoff-related scandal (September 11, 2009).
WBZ-TV. Assistant Professor of Finance Kristina Minnick comments on the controversial increase of bank overdraft fees (August 10, 2009).
Boston Business Journal. Professor of Accountancy William Read discusses the integration of International Financial Reporting Standards into the Bentley accountancy curriculum (August 7, 2009).
American Accounting Association. Kwadwo Asare is highlighted for earning the first doctoral degree at Bentley University (August 2009).
BizEd. The annual Bentley Leadership Forum, presented in cooperation with TIME magazine, is lauded in the article “Philanthropy and Business” (July/August 2009).
Mass High Tech. Richard Gibble, manager of the campus-based Hughey Center for Financial Services, discusses new online services for investors in financial markets (July 31, 2009).
The Boston Globe. The Nathan R. Miller Center for Career Services and its high marks from the Princeton Review are the focus of the article “Bentley’s Career Services Ranked 12th in Survey” (July 30, 2009).
CNBC.com. Professor of Finance Leonard Rosenthal offers insight on changes in investment banking given the current financial crisis in “Investment Banking: Rebound Amid a Revolution” (July 24, 2009).
Politics Magazine. Global Studies professors Christine Williams and Jeff Gulati are the co-authors of “Checking the Data,” which discusses the impact of YouTube on political campaigns (July 2009).
The Yawkey Foundations have recognized Bentley University’s longstanding commitment to service-learning and awarded the university $500,000 to educate students to effectively lead nonprofit organizations and expand student efforts to help community groups.