Bryant faculty publish research in top scholarly journals

Bryant faculty in the College of Business and the College of Arts and Sciences are world-class scholars whose research is published in top journals and presented at conferences around the world. In addition to advancing their respective disciplines, their research translates to the classroom where they are innovative teachers and mentors dedicated to helping students […]

Meet Isil Yavuz, Ph.D., Director of the Entrepreneurship Program

An accomplished faculty member who has worked and studied at top institutions around the world, Isil Yavuz, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, brings her unique perspective to developing innovative undergraduate programs. “Our graduates need to be problem solvers and innovators. That’s how you create value, whether you’re creating a new business or working in another context,” she […]

Bryant Provost announces academic leader Veronica McComb, Ph.D., as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Bryant’s Provost and Chief Academic Officer Glenn Sulmasy, JD, LL.M,and President Ross Gittell, Ph.D., have announced that after an extensive national search, Veronica McComb, Ph.D., has been appointed Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. McComb is widely recognized for her collaborative leadership, forward thinking, and passion for academic excellence,” says Provost Sulmasy.

Kristin Scaplen, Ph.D., secures $300K grant to continue “revolutionary” brain circuit research

Kristin Scaplen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology at Bryant University and Faculty Fellow of Bryant’s Center for Health and Behavioral Sciences (CHBS), has secured a three-year, $300,000 grant from the Rhode Island IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (RI-INBRE). The award, which was granted through the Early Career Development (ECD) program, allows Professor Scaplen to continue her research to […]

Practicum projects offer global impact, real-world skills

Many undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including International Business and Global Supply Chain Management, offer highly valuable Corporate Practicum experiences. Through these practicums, corporate leaders can tap into the skills of Bryant’s talented students to tackle problems they may not have the time or expertise to solve. “The companies involved receive professional-quality consulting advice with […]

Accelerated Fourth-year (3+1) MBA offers competitive advantage

Bryant this week announced that the University will offer an accelerated Fourth-Year MBA (3+1) Program this fall, allowing incoming freshmen to earn a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in just four years. College of Business Dean Madan Annavarjula, Ph.D., an architect of the program that provides a competitive advantage for students, says the program is […]

Archway Investment Fund navigates financial markets in turmoil

For more than 15 years, the student portfolio managers of Bryant’s Archway Investment Fund (AIF) have applied the investment principles they’ve learned in the classroom by managing a real-life investment portfolio and making real trades. This past year, the AIF faced what was perhaps its greatest test as the students successfully navigated a financial market […]

Psychology professor’s latest study focuses on children, cancer and acceptance

Nanci Weinberger, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, recently applied her expertise in developmental and environmental psychology spaces to study how children who have had serious illnesses are perceived as they re-enter their environments. Her recent article titled “You’re Brave, I’ll Be Your Friend: Children’s Evaluations of Peers with Cancer,” co-authored with fellow researcher Jane Nash, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at Stonehill College, was […]

“Innovating by Example,” confronting challenges in real time

In his recent article, “Innovating by Example,” featured in the March issue of AACSB Insights (Formerly BizEd), a digital publication of AACSB International, Michael Roberto, D.B.A., Trustee Professor of Management, discusses the process of fast-tracking the successful Navigating a Crisiscourse and the Summer Research and Innovation Village in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. He writes, “The pandemic […]