Category Archives: Global and Diverse Perspectives

Digital disruption, the focus of Inaugural Sales Symposium

Bryant University’s Inaugural Sales Symposium on Digital Disruption drew nearly 150 guests, including students and faculty from Bryant and other universities, as well as alumni and corporate sponsors. In his remarks, Provost and Chief Academic Officer Glenn Sulmasy noted that “it’s so important to hold events like this where we learn from our experts and ensure that […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Wicked Problems initiative inspires ‘positive collisions’

The Wicked Problem of the Week initiative, a brainchild of Assistant Professor of Management Dirk J. Primus, Ph.D., is capturing the imaginations of Bryant students, faculty, and staff and bringing them together to create innovative ways to improve the world. The goal of the 10-week initiative, supported by a Faculty Innovation Grant, is to promote what Primus calls “positive […]

Voting Rights Act celebration emphasizes right and responsibility to vote

Students and faculty gathered Nov. 1 in the Janikies Family Innovation Forum for a discussion and celebration of the passage of the Voting Rights Act. The event was organized by Professors Antoine Joseph, Ph.D., and Nicole Freiner, Ph.D., and Kevin Martins, assistant director of the PwC Center for Diversity & Inclusion. “People fought many battles, people fought […]

IB students: Ready to work anywhere through study abroad/work abroad experience

Each year, more than 80 students in Bryant’s International Business (IB) program travel to countries all over the world, including Chile, Argentina, France, Morocco, Spain, Italy, Vietnam, and China. “Employers are looking for graduates who are passport-ready,” notes IB program Director Andres Ramirez, Ph.D., associate professor of Finance. “They want employees who are able to travel, have experience […]