The Outstanding Scholarly Contribution awards recognize specific, distinct scholarly accomplishments by Bentley faculty each year.
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Dr. Alex Zampieron, emeritus professor of International Economics, is the first recipient of the 2016-2017 Dr. Gregory H. Adamian Award for Lifetime Excellence in Teaching.
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.
Professor of Sociology Miriam Boeri is available to comment on the myths versus the facts of marijuana use in regards question 4.
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.”
Mari-Klara Stein, graduate of the Bentley PhD program in Business, recently won the 2016 CIONET “European Research Paper of the Year” award with three colleagues, Bentley’s University Distinguished Professor and former Provost, Bob Galliers, former Bentley Professor and PhD Director, Sue Newell, and Erica Wagner from Portland State University.
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.
When a deadly virus strikes, an earthquake erupts, or biological agents are released, governments respond. Officials develop solutions to the crisis because, as all can see, the need is evident. A better game plan: anticipate risks, even those not easily identifiable, and prepare beforehand.
Thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, Michael Walsh, a research fellow in Bentley's Center for Integration of Science and Industry, is developing a business commercialization plan to use industrially cultivated algae for production of energy, animal feed and even human food.