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.
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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.
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The statistic that best summarizes why business and health care must join forces may be this one: The United States spends more on health care by far than any other country, but ranks 42nd in global life expectancy.
The Russian Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Linguistics held a special session on the scholarship of Bentley’s Dean of Arts and Sciences and Interim Co-Provost, Daniel K.
The Outstanding Scholarly Contribution awards recognize specific, distinct scholarly accomplishments by Bentley faculty each year.
Dr. Jane Fedorowicz, the Chester B. Slade professor of Accounting and Information Systems, received the 2016-2017 Mee Family Prize for a lifetime of research excellence.