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.”
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TOPIC: Academic Fusion
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.
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 (2015-2016). Books and covers were on display for guests to peruse and enjoy.
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.
“Finding solutions for local, national, and global health challenges calls for a coordinated approach cutting across business and the arts and sciences,” says Health TLN Director Danielle Blanch Hartigan, assistant professor of natural and applied sciences. “We’re leveraging the critical mass of individuals at Bentley involved in health-related research and practice.”
Oahu-based Indigo Elixers offers locally sourced hair and body products created by company founder and Bentley University alumna Deanna Rose Ahigian.
President Gloria Larson discusses the significance of fusion education for college students.
Growing numbers of bachelor’s degree candidates at Bentley are pursuing high-quality research supervised and mentored by faculty.
Bentley’s Center for Integration of Science and Industry (CISI), founded in 2013 with a $1.3M grant from the National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), was awarded renewed funding: $2.3M through 2020.