Students program A.I., humanoid robots in cutting-edge course

Artificial intelligence (or “A.I.”) and Big Data are widely predicted to create a Fourth Industrial Revolution that many say is now underway. Thanks in part to a Faculty Innovation Grant that supported the procurement of cutting-edge A.I. robots, students taking “Deep Learning and Robotics” (ISA ST401) with Chen Zhang, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Information Systems and Analytics, will be […]

Caroline Meizen is making the most of her Bryant education

“I want to make the most of my four years of college,” says Caroline Meizen ’21 of Douglas, MA, “and that means challenging myself and exploring.” A Marketing major concentrating in Sports Studies, Meizen says that adaptability is a key to success. “You need to be open to what’s around you. There will always be changing methods […]

Bryant announces 2020-21 Senior Advisory Council members

Bryant President Ross Gittell, Ph.D. has announced the 2020-21 members of the University’s Bryant Senior Advisory Council (BSAC). In announcing the appointment of the BSAC members, President Gittell said, “During these challenging times and in the first year of my presidency, I have learned a lot about and from our students. Their insights and perspectives…will […]

The times are right for developing toolkits for social change, Honors Program speaker says

Against a backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, a U.S. presidential election, and complex issues such as inequality, racial justice, climate change, Bryant University welcomed an expert in complex problem solving, Beth Simone Noveck, Ph.D., to launch this year’s Honors Program Speaker Series. Noveck presented her case for 21st-century public entrepreneurship and society’s need to train more public problem solvers […]

Bryant and faculty experts featured in regional and national media

University Business recently spotlighted Bryant and several other schools for success so far in mitigating COVID on campus through weekly testing, hybrid classes, student life leadership, and a shared commitment to community health and safety. Also in the media, sought-after faculty experts continue to contribute research, expertise, and insights in regional and national media including the […]

Volkman, Hokeness, and Morse study vaccine hesitancy among young adults

In a multidisciplinary project between science and communication, Julie Volkman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Communication, Kirsten Hokeness, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of the Department of Science and Technology, and Chris Morse, Ph.D., Professor of Communication, teamed up to determine why young adults decide to delay or refuse vaccines. Their article, “Information source’s influence on vaccine perceptions: an exploration into perceptions […]

Krupp Library podcast collection spotlights faculty research

A dedicated team at the Douglas and Judith Krupp Library has created a podcast series that spotlights Bryant faculty scholarship. The Bryant Faculty Spotlight features interviews with Bryant faculty members as they talk about their latest research. Faculty featured so far include: Brian Blais Ph.D., Professor of Science and Technology, Stefanie Boyer, Ph.D., Professor of Marketing, Martha Kuhlman, Ph.D., Professor of English […]

Bryant’s Career Jump Start helps students launch their professional development

Career Jump Start is a one-day seminar, organized by the University’s nationally recognized Amica Center for Career Education, that introduces students to the core elements of career development and gives them an opportunity to put the lessons they learn into practice. For Cianni Thomas ’23, an International Business major concentrating in Human Resource Management, Jump Start was eye-opening.

US News rankings and praise from NECHE

In rankings news released last week, Bryant is No. 7 in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report College Rankings, rising 17 places overall in the 17 years since entering the Regional Universities North category, and is No. 2 Best College for Veterans.  Also, at the conclusion of the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) accreditation campus visit last […]