Bryant faculty experts in the media

Bryant faculty continue to be called upon for their expertise on a number of relevant topics in the news, including COVID testing and vaccines, financial markets and financial literacy, economic perspectives, and global supply chains. Their comments and content are regularly included in top tier and industry media such as NBC News, USA Today, Reuters, Adweek, […]

Exploring high-stakes decision making at 29,000 feet

“Incredible achievement and great tragedy unfolded on the treacherous slopes of Mount Everest in the spring of 1996,” begins Trustee Professor of Management Michael Roberto’s landmark 2003 case study Mount Everest–1996. Recently named a “Classic Case” by The Case Centre, a nonprofit dedicated to furthering business education and the case study method, it documents the harrowing story […]

Rick Gorvett, Ph.D., presents risk analysis on driverless cars at London School of Economics

Rick Gorvett, FCAS, CERA, MAAA, ARM, FRM, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of the Department of Mathematics at Bryant, is one of the country’s top actuarial science and enterprise risk management experts. As a member of the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) Automated Vehicles Task Force, he studied the insurance and risk management implications of autonomous vehicles (AVs, also […]

Keeping the world healthy with a little help from her Bryant education

As an Associate Scientist on Pfizer’s manufacturing science and technology team, Alyssa Gall ’19 helps ensure that the company’s pharmaceuticals, including their COVID-19 vaccine, are safe and effective. It’s important, detail-oriented work that requires high-level technical, problem-solving, and analytical skills –talents she honed during her time at Bryant University.

Bryant faculty publish research in top scholarly journals

Bryant faculty in the College of Business and the College of Arts and Sciences are world-class scholars whose research is published in top journals and presented at conferences around the world. In addition to advancing their respective disciplines, their research translates to the classroom where they are innovative teachers and mentors dedicated to helping students […]

Meet Isil Yavuz, Ph.D., Director of the Entrepreneurship Program

An accomplished faculty member who has worked and studied at top institutions around the world, Isil Yavuz, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, brings her unique perspective to developing innovative undergraduate programs. “Our graduates need to be problem solvers and innovators. That’s how you create value, whether you’re creating a new business or working in another context,” she […]

Bryant Provost announces academic leader Veronica McComb, Ph.D., as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Bryant’s Provost and Chief Academic Officer Glenn Sulmasy, JD, LL.M,and President Ross Gittell, Ph.D., have announced that after an extensive national search, Veronica McComb, Ph.D., has been appointed Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. McComb is widely recognized for her collaborative leadership, forward thinking, and passion for academic excellence,” says Provost Sulmasy.

Kristin Scaplen, Ph.D., secures $300K grant to continue “revolutionary” brain circuit research

Kristin Scaplen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology at Bryant University and Faculty Fellow of Bryant’s Center for Health and Behavioral Sciences (CHBS), has secured a three-year, $300,000 grant from the Rhode Island IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (RI-INBRE). The award, which was granted through the Early Career Development (ECD) program, allows Professor Scaplen to continue her research to […]

Practicum projects offer global impact, real-world skills

Many undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including International Business and Global Supply Chain Management, offer highly valuable Corporate Practicum experiences. Through these practicums, corporate leaders can tap into the skills of Bryant’s talented students to tackle problems they may not have the time or expertise to solve. “The companies involved receive professional-quality consulting advice with […]