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Thinking Outside the Pasta Box

June 22, 2020

If you’ve been searching grocery store shelves in vain for specialty pasta like cellentani or orecchiette, Jean-Pierre Comte, P ’21, wants you to know there’s a reason for that.   Comte is president of Barilla Americas, the North American arm of the global …

Celebrate Juneteenth: An Essay by Dr. Barbara Paul-Emile

June 19, 2020

Dear Members of the Bentley Community,Today, June 19, 2020, marks 155 years since Major General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas to declare the Civil War had ended and all enslaved people were free. Juneteenth—Freedom Day—was born.Barbara Paul-Emile…

Pride and Progress

June 17, 2020

(Above: University Police Capt. Frank Bourgeois and Residence Director Keriann McDonough with the new Progress Flag. Photos and video by Kevin Maguire.) Members of Bentley PRIDE (People Respecting Individuality and Diversity through Education), the LGBTQ+…

‘Black Lives Matter on this Campus’

June 11, 2020

Community Gathers Online for Vigil for Black Lives More than 430 members of the community joined a live-streamed “Vigil for Black Lives,” which featured speeches from students, faculty and staff in which they shared…

Events Planned to Discuss Racial Injustice

June 4, 2020

Members of the Bentley community are planning online events to allow students, faculty and staff to come together virtually to discuss racial inequality and show their support for the Black community. A meeting is also expected to be planned on campus in the…

Zooming Your Way to Zen

June 2, 2020

Spiritual Life Center’s online meditation sessions offer students serenity and solidarity “It’s OK if your mind wanders. That’s what minds do, reassures Neil “Yo” Deshpande in his soothing baritone, reminding first…

An App to Help Hospitalized Kids Overcome Isolation

May 27, 2020

Graduate student hackathon tackles isolation that plagues patients at Boston Children’s Hospital In this age of social distancing, a group of Bentley University graduate students has come up with a new app that could…

‘Crowded Restaurants Will Become an Oxymoron’

May 21, 2020

                     Professor Dave Gulley
Near-empty restaurants. Higher prices for meat, bread and other grocery staples. Budget shortfalls for state and local governments. These are some of the outcomes Dave Gulley, professor and …

Congratulations to the Class of 2020

May 16, 2020

Dear Class of 2020,Today marks the official completion of your academic journey. We know that this semester has brought unprecedented disruptions, but all along the way, you have been up to the challenge. We wish we could all be together in our caps and gowns…

Bridging the Distance

May 15, 2020

(Above: Ramsey Abdulrahim studies at the apartment where he's staying in Washington, D.C.) When Ramsey Abdulrahim ’21 left Amman, Jordan, to study at Bentley, he was drawn by the university’s mix of business and liberal arts as well as the small, intimate…