University News

A test score earns a Fulbright and freedom

The exceptional results qualified Diwas Puri '17 for a scholarship and prompted King of Bhutan to release his parents, political prisoners for a decade.


Kidnapping victim reminds Bryant audience: "We're all survivors of life"

Many good people strive to better the world despite daily horrors, says Elizabeth Smart, who endured nine months of captivity when she was 14.


All Bryant students traveling abroad are reported safe

There are 144 Bryant students studying abroad this semester. Of that number, 11 are in Aix-en-Provence, France. All have full access to University support systems.


University revokes Bill Cosby's honorary degree

Board of Trustees determined that "the egregious conduct that Mr. Cosby has acknowledged ... is inconsistent with the character, values, and behavior that we expect of an honorary degree holder."


Panelists call upon students to focus on ethical leadership

A history of scandal at top levels casts shadow over state, speakers say as they encourage audience to get involved in reform.


Bryant CEO one of top four chapters in the U.S.

“Being recognized as a finalist ... means so much to everyone involved in the organization,” Bryant CEO president says.


Global Supply Chain Management team wins Bose competition

The five-student team's case analysis and recommendations, complemented by their commitment to teamwork and presentation skills, led to victory over nine other collegiate teams.


Victory is sweet for winner of fifth annual New Venture Competition, an online service featuring international foods, claimed the $20,000 top prize. The company was co-founded by David Meskhi '01.


Assistant basketball coach's coming out story draws media attention

"Telling my story was not a decision I made lightly," says Chris Burns, the first openly gay assistant or head coach in DI basketball.


Hassenfeld Institute poll shows Rhode Islanders want bridges fixed, Pawsox to stay

Although 75.9% of those surveyed said the state spends too little on road, bridge maintenance, almost 70% said they would not support an increased gas tax for such repairs.


National and international publications feature sociology professor's expertise on guns in U.S.

Gregg Carter notes that while gun sales have been very strong for the past two decades, overall rate of gun ownership is down.


Classical guitarist Rupert Boyd, cellist Laura Metcalf to perform at Bryant on Nov. 4

Their presentation is part of the President's Cultural Series.