Category Archives: Global and Diverse Perspectives

Students reflect on racism and diversity with ‘The Nickel Boys’

As part of the University’s initiatives for diversity, equity, and inclusion, many students at Bryant University, including all first-year students, paused during the summer to read Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Nickel Boys. Through the ordeals of Elwood and Turner at the fictional Nickel Academy in Florida in the 1960s, soon after the passage of […]

Welcome Class of 2024

Bryant University recently welcomed the 835 students of Bryant’s Class of 2024 to campus. Selected from more than 7,500 applicants, the second largest applicant pool in Bryant history, they earned admission through their academic accomplishments, commitment to leadership, and strength of character.  

Bryant faculty’s work in science has global impact

Bryant faculty are making major contributions to the body of knowledge surrounding exciting areas of science with far-reaching impacts. Andrea Boggio, J.S.D., Professor of Legal Studies, recently co-authored an article inThe CRISPR Journal, advocating for the right to science and a framework for regulating the human germline to advance clinical research to prevent genetically transmitted […]

IB Practicum students travel to Vietnam for research and strategy development

As part of their International Business Practicum, five Bryant seniors traveled to Vietnam as consultants for TCIEXPRESS, the largest full-service delivery company in India. The students were tasked with conducting in-depth analysis and making recommendations on which country the company should enter as part of its expansion into Asia, as well as suggestions for market […]

A student-faculty collaboration nurtures an intriguing IB research project

Sanjana Shah ’20, Crystal Jiang, Ph.D., and Kacy Kim, Ph.D., recently collaborated on a potentially groundbreaking research project—an investigation of the impact of cultural differences in storytelling using infographics. Kim, a Marketing Professor and analytics expert; Jiang, a Management Professor and Director of the International Business (IB) program; and Shah, an IB major, teamed up to design the study. Their […]

Kai-Lou Yue ’20, a twice-published researcher, is headed to medical school

Kai-Lou Yue is a Biology and Pre-Medical and Health Professions senior whose research has already yielded two articles in prestigious journals. She’s committed to exploring new topics and discovering new ways to look at important issues in science and medicine. Yue, who recently scored in the 96th percentile on the MCAT exam, is on her way to achieving her dream of becoming […]

College Factual rankings spotlight top academic programs

In the recently-released College Factual 2020 national rankings, several programs in the College of Business and the College of Arts and Sciences are recognized among the top 10 in the country for academic excellence and student outcomes. International Business (IB) and Marketing stand out at No. 3; Business, Management, and Marketing (combined) and Accounting are ranked No. 4; Entrepreneurial Studies is No. 8; and Applied Mathematics is No. 10. Overall, Bryant is No. 189 […]

Bryant University in the media

Bryant’s innovative, future-facing education and world-class faculty continue to attract the attention of top media and academic journals, including Adweek, The Atlantic, The CRISPR Journal, Forbes, Fortune, Investor’s Business Daily, Nature Communications, U.S. News & World Report, and Wall Street Journal, to name a few. Here are some highlights. 

SIE Japan students expand their global perspective

Last summer, 19 SIE (Sophomore International Experience) students traveled to Japan to explore business and culture, and develop a deeper understanding of an increasingly interconnected world. “This was not just a course, or just a trip. It was truly a profound international experience,” says Aziz Berdiev, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Economics, who led SIE Japan with Crystal Jiang, Ph.D., Professor […]

Investing in teaching and learning effectiveness through Faculty Innovation Grants

Faculty Innovation Grants are among the many ways Bryant invests in building a culture of innovation and academic excellence. Through the Faculty Innovation Grant program , now in its eighth year, the Provost’s Office annually awards grants for faculty to introduce innovative teaching and learning into the classroom. “The grants encourage faculty to be creative, test new ideas, and discover […]