Unsteady trends in the world of distributed content require professionals who can adapt with the times. Launched four years ago to help answer that call, Bentley’s Creative Industries major sent off its first graduates in May.
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TOPIC: Academic Fusion
Most of us are guilty of “half listening” to a boss, a spouse, a child — then wondering why there's a disconnect or conflict down the line. That’s not surprising: Effective listening is a skill that is not typically taught.
Corporate immersion courses bring marketing problems from real organizations into the classroom. Founded by Perry Lowe, senior lecturer in marketing, the offerings have been a hallmark of the Bentley curriculum for more than 20 years.
Pat Flynn, Trustee Professor of Economics and Management and former dean of Bentley’s McCallum Graduate School of Business, serves as co-chair of the Principles for Responsible Management Education’s Working Group on Gender Equality. In this role she has to date been co-editor of two books on gender equality and two on sustainability issues in business and in management education
As W.B. Yeats, Chinua Achebe and Jared Diamond have all famously noted: things fall apart. Collapse seems inevitable in any system, nothing lasts forever and entropy abounds in the universe. A book by Bentley’s Charlie Hadlock, which won the university’s “Outstanding Scholarly Contribution” award, analyzes the specific types of collapse.
Please peruse the following select examples of our faculty research efforts that have either been published or accepted by leading outlets, as well as examples of awards and honors our faculty have received. For previous lists, click here.
Hosted by the Dean of Business, the Dean of Arts and Sciences, and the Jeanne and Dan Valente Center for Arts and Sciences, the Bentley community recently came together to toast faculty members who have published a book in the past academic year (2016-2017). Books and covers were on display for guests to peruse and enjoy.
Bentley Professor of English and Media Studies Gesa Kirsch has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend grant to study the Woman’s Medical Journal, which circulated nationwide from 1893 to 1952, along with the network of women doctors that it helped foster.
De León Griffin, an associate professor of modern languages at Bentley, is a scholar of cartonera, which is the act of making books by hand out of cardboard trash.
The “Suburban Opioid Study” will focus on suburban populations of opioid and heroin users including interviews with users and former users in and around Boston, New Haven, Conn., and Atlanta. With Associate Professor of Sociology Miriam Boeri as co-principal investigator along with a colleague at Southern Connecticut State University, Bentley will receive $142,025 of the $341,565 grant, the first NIH grant to a Bentley faculty member.