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U.S. News & World Report June 7, 2017

Finance Professor Len Rosenthal explains how Congress, in passing the JOBS Act with provisions for equity crowdfunding, may have overestimated public interest.

Boston Globe June 4, 2017

Law Professor Marianne DelPo Kulow’s paper in the Harvard Journal on Legislation proposed requiring companies to disclose their payrolls to employees and government regulators, who would be able to flag patterns of bias.

by George Grattan May 25, 2017

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.

May 8, 2017

Most of the new drugs approved by the FDA since 2010 arose from basic scientific research that was initiated in the 1970s or 1980s, a new study from Bentley University has found.

TOPICS: Research, News
April 14, 2017

We spoke with Professor Henri Weijo, a marketing and consumer behavior expert, to discuss how United and Pepsi handled their PR crises and how brands can avoid similar mistakes.

by George Grattan April 14, 2017

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. 

by George Grattan April 13, 2017

Bentley’s Center for Women and Business and the Bentley Research Council recently co-sponsored the second annual faculty/industry roundtable around the stark facts facing the tech industry as it seeks to improve the number of women in its ranks. The conversation was “Diversity In Tech: Addressing the Talent Pipeline and Workplace Culture.” 

by George Grattan April 13, 2017

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.

by George Grattan April 12, 2017

Sandeep Purao has been on a quest this spring that took him to Copenhagen, Helsinki and Barcelona—all to learn about smart city initiatives and city-university partnerships, and to contribute to research and teaching at Bentley.

TOPICS: Research
by George Grattan April 7, 2017

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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