Category Archives: Global and Diverse Perspectives

Hong Yang, Ph.D., elected as a Fellow of Geological Society of America

Hong Yang, Ph.D. , Dr. Charles J. Smiley Chair, Professor of Science and Technology, and Vice President for International Affairs, was elected as a 2019 Fellow of the Geological Society of America , and was recognized at the organization’s annual conference last month. “Most of my scientific accomplishments cited by the nominators were achieved during my past 20 years at […]

Davis Educational Foundation Grant to Support Teaching Excellence and Innovation

Bryant University has secured a major capital campaign gift to establish the Center for Teaching Excellence. This strategic initiative will combine current professional development resources with new activities and programs to facilitate growth opportunities for all faculty. Funded by the Davis Educational Foundation, the Center will launch this fall. With the anticipated increase in the number of […]

International Business ranks No. 25 nationally in U.S. News and World Report for second straight year

Bryant University’s International Business (IB) program has again emerged as one of the best in the country, according to the recent U.S. News & World Report 2020 College Rankings . IB is ranked No. 25 in a field of some of the most prestigious and well-known universities in the country. According to U.S. News & World Report editors, this ranking is based solely on peer […]

Bryant faculty present research at top international conferences

Bryant’s world-class faculty are accomplished scholars who regularly present their research at top conferences around the world. These conferences are an opportunity for faculty to collaborate with colleagues, deepen their expertise, and enhance their teaching effectiveness. Here’s a round-up of their participation and contributions to recent global conferences.

Welcome to Bryant’s community of scholars, Class of 2023

The strength of this year’s incoming class reflects Bryant’s growing reputation throughout the country and around the world. The 891 members of the Class of 2023 were drawn from the largest and most highly qualified applicant pool in Bryant’s 156-year history. These students earned admission through impressive academics, leadership experience, and character: The average high school GPA […]

Faculty promotions, new arrivals, and fond farewells

Bryant continues to attract and recognize accomplished faculty who have worked and studied at top institutions around the world, and who are energized by the opportunity to contribute to Bryant’s mission to educate and inspire. The University recently announced the promotions of seven scholars and teachers and the arrival of 13 new faculty from around […]

Undergraduate research fellowships help students chart new scientific territory

Last summer, Bryant students studying biochemistry, environmental science, and chemistry took advantage of an invaluable opportunity to conduct research through the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program and work in the lab with Associate Professor of Science and Technology Christopher Reid, Ph.D.“The work the students do is published in quality academic journals,” says Reid, who […]

At annual Teaching and Learning Summit, faculty focus on innovative teaching and student engagement

At the second annual Summit on Teaching and Learning, Bryant faculty and leaders gathered to develop and iterate curricula, pedagogies, and delivery systems to enhance teaching effectiveness. Ed Kairiss, Ph.D. Director of Faculty Development and Innovation, says, “the Summit is an opportunity for faculty in different disciplines to exchange ideas, collaborate, and maintain a vibrant teaching […]

Class of 2019 reflects on great memories and bright futures

The members of Bryant’s Class of 2019 have made their way into the world, empowered by a transformative education that inspired them to excel. Through interviews, social media posts, and articles in the Bryant Archway student newspaper, class members recently shared their appreciation for Bryant and everything they learned as they looked back at their four […]

Bryant scientists Hong Yang and Qin Leng report breakthrough discovery on world’s longest land surface temperature record

Science Professors Hong Yang and Qin Leng, working with an international team of researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the University of Hong Kong, collaborated to report on the world longest (800 thousand years) land surface temperature record. Their article titled “800-kyr land temperature variations modulated by vegetation changes on Chinese Loess Plateau,” was published in Nature […]