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.
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TOPIC: Academic Fusion
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.
Bentley Professor of Natural and Applied Sciences P. Thompson (“Thom”) Davis has been researching the history of deglaciation in Canada and New England for decades. Recently, he and two colleagues (Asst. Prof. Jeremy Shakun at Boston College and Professor Paul Bierman at The University of Vermont) were awarded a three-year, $265,117 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study the timing and rate of the thinning of the southeastern Laurentide Ice Sheet (LIS) during the last major period of deglaciation after the Pleistocene epoch, or the “Ice Age.”
Bentley University’s Co-Provost and Dean of Arts and Sciences Daniel Everett talked with us recently about a wide range of topics, including being featured in a new book by Tom Wolfe, two of his own upcoming books, the importance of studying the origins of language, and the value of a fusion approach to business education.