Christopher Reid, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Science and Technology, has secured a one-year, $100,000 grant from the Rhode Island IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) and Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) to develop antibiotics against neonatal yeast infections, a major cause of morbidity and mortality in neonatal intensive care units. Earlier this year, he received a three-year, […]
Talking about health, especially when sharing important ideas with large groups of people, can be complicated, says Julie Volkman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Communication. “It’s a complex process and there’s a lot of factors involved, things like stigma, and breaking down complex ideas and considering relationships,” she says. In Bryant’s Advanced Health Communication: Health Campaigns course, held […]
A team of International Business (IB) majors welcomed the chance to put what they’ve learned at Bryant to the test in an academic case competition hosted virtually by San Diego State University. The Bryant team of Maia Correll, Martin Gauba, Nina Grogan, and William Theodoropoulos, all Class of 2021, calling themselves “The Core Four,” earned an impressive second-place finish in […]
Bryant will host the fourth annual TEDxBryant U, “Breaking Barriers,” on Saturday, February 20, 2021. This year’s event will combine both in-person and virtual viewing opportunities. Additional details, including registration information and this year’s slate of speakers, will be announced soon.
Bryant stands out as one of the few academic institutions in the country that is, to date, successfully delivering programs with more than 90 percent of students residing on campus. This encouraging start for the fall semester provides a solid foundation for plans for the winter session and spring semester 2021.
Bryant Provost and Chief Academic Officer Glenn Sulmasy, JD, LL.M, and College of Arts and Sciences Interim Dean Wendy Samter, Ph.D., announce the establishment of the Center for Health and Behavioral Sciences (CHBS), which is supported by a $200,000 grant from the Fred M. Roddy Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports the fields of medicine, health care, […]
“Life and How to Live It” is a course taught by Professor of English and Cultural Studies Thomas Roach, Ph.D. last spring. The class, also slated for spring 2021, asks students to grapple with some of life’s biggest issues, learn from some of history’s most influential thinkers, and find meaning in challenging times. “I want [students] […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many businesses across the U.S. to face increasing doubts about their ability to meet financial obligations and stay in business. To address these concerns, Bryant Accounting Professors Charles Cullinan, Ph.D., and Michael Lynch, J.D., recently collaborated with colleagues at California State University to publish an article in The CPA Journal titled “Managing the […]
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 […]
“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 […]