Professors Coakley and Roberto discuss design thinking in the digital age in AMA Quarterly

In the American Management Association’s AMA Quarterly, Bryant Management Professors Lori Coakley, Ph.D., and Mike Roberto, D.B.A., focus on the “power and importance” of the human connection at a time when artificial intelligence and big data are getting most of the attention. “No matter the technology, the most successful product and service innovations will hinge on the ability of managers […]

Bryant scientists work with students and colleagues around the world to study climate change

With the release of the Fourth National Climate Assessment report in November, Science and Technology Department Chair Kirsten Hokeness, Ph.D., highlights how Bryant faculty from a wide variety of disciplines are investigating the effects of climate change. Brian Blais, Ph.D., Gaytha Langlois, Ph.D., Chris Reid, Ph.D., Qin Leng, Ph.D., and Hong Yang, Ph.D., are making important contributions to better understand and find solutions to […]

Economics Professor Edinaldo Tebaldi talks about his work at the World Bank and how he brings that experience into the classroom

Professor of Economics Edinaldo Tebaldi, Ph.D. returned to Bryant this fall after more than a year working as an economic development consultant for the World Bank. He talks about his role helping to tackle global challenges such as addressing climate change, alleviating poverty, and promoting economic growth around the world. He also reflects on how he brings […]

Annual Ethics Event explores potential, and perils, of artificial intelligence

James Barrat, documentary filmmaker and author of “Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era,” spoke to students at Bryant’s annual Ethics Event, a signature element of the University’s award-winning First-Year Gateway Program. “We’re living in a time when it’s more important than ever before to take stock of what we […]

AI course: Where robots outplay and students outperform

In Bryant’s “Artificial Intelligence and Robotics” course, taught by Professor of Science and Technology Brian Blais, Ph.D., theory becomes practice, and practice becomes reality. The class mixes lessons about key issues and ideas in the fields of robotics and artificial intelligence with hands-on experience. “Sometimes students will come up to me and ask, ‘Will this […]

Bryant faculty contribute leadership, expertise at Academy of International Business Conference

Four Bryant International Business (IB) faculty members were featured presenters and panelists at the 2018 Northeast Academy of International Business (AIB NE) Conference in Philadelphia. Associate Professor of Management Crystal Jiang, Ph.D., co-chaired the conference and served on a panel at the Bryant-sponsored event. Also presenting were Andres Ramirez, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Finance and […]

Danielle Sturgeon ’19, making a difference as a successful businesswoman

Danielle Sturgeon ’19 is already putting skills acquired as a Management major and Global Studies minor to good use at the Granby Farmers Market, which she co-founded. The skills she’s learning are helping her to achieve a larger goal: helping people. “I came to Bryant to be a successful businesswoman,” she says, “but I also […]

Gearing up for Bryant IDEA 2019, preparing innovative leaders for the future

Bryant’s annual IDEA (Innovation and Design Experience for All) will take place January 21-23, 2019, when approximately 900 first-year Bryant students return to campus for a three-day design thinking boot camp that prepares students to think, create, and bring their best ideas to life during their time at Bryant and beyond.

An advocate for the right to science, Professor Andrea Boggio talks about his work with the United Nations and helping students see the bigger picture

Legal Studies Professor Andrea Boggio, J.S.D., participated on a United Nations (U.N.) panel for the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) in Geneva, Switzerland to discuss the scientific and legal aspects of the right to science. In this article, Professor Boggio talks about his work and shares his beliefs about the power of education […]