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TOPIC: Innovation


by Deblina Chakraborty

Check, Please

Math professor Nathan Carter may not have all the answers, but he has a pretty good idea how to get them.

by Maura King Scully

It’s noon on a Thursday, but students at the Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine have put their own feeding time on hold.

Do you want fries with that? Some of the smallest things can pose the greatest challenge for international graduate students who are adjusting to life in the United States.

Subscribing, perhaps, to the Mary Poppins school of medicine, Jonathan Gilinski ’02 has created a more palatable pill. His Florida-based company, Capsuline, produces gelatin capsules in a variety of flavors and colors.

Sometimes imagination is all it takes to turn disaster into opportunity. Just ask Doug Bard ’94, who launched a new career in the wake of an all-too-familiar desktop mishap.

Grant fuels transformation

A $400,000 grant from the Ernst & Young Foundation is helping Bentley boost the number of promising students who pursue undergraduate degrees in accountancy and finance.

by Maura King Scully

Little “Joey” is very sick and his parents are in a panic. The 2-year-old arrives by ambulance at a suburban hospital an hour outside Boston, where emergency physicians quickly determine that death is imminent. What should the team do next?

by Deblina Chakraborty

For Andrés Trujillo ’90, going to work is about more than getting it done: It’s about giving back.

by Deblina Chakraborty

Arik Levy’s unique business grew from a pretty typical problem: Long hours at the office were making personal errands difficult to accomplish. Finding time to retrieve his dry cleaning was a particular chore.