University News

Dalzell named Newman Civic Fellow

Rocina Dalzell '13 of Brooklyn, N.Y., is honored for her efforts around issues surrounding child welfare and HIV/AIDS.

04.04.12

'Birth of a Demon'

In this podcast, Bryant's Thom Bassett examines some of the surprising contradictions of Civil War Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman, who had no problem applying the "hard hand of war," yet "absolutely hated" the destruction he left behind.

04.03.12

Training program for state's leaders

Nearly 40 people representing school committees and municipal leadership gathered for a special program on collaborative leadership led by faculty affiliated with the Bryant Institute for Public Leadership.

03.26.12

Philosophies of friendship

In this podcast, Tom Roach, assistant professor of English and cultural studies, discusses his view that "the politics of friendship are at the heart of activist movements and socialist movements."

03.23.12

Satire in political debate

Women increasingly are turning to satire as a creative way to respond to attacks on reproductive rights. Bryant's Amber Day explains that part of the growth is due to the success of satire to "satisfyingly break through the existing script" of political debate.

03.18.12

Skype your way to a job

Skype interviews are here to stay. Such interviews are convenient, flexible, and especially useful for students who seek an internship or employment while studying abroad, according to the director of Bryant's Amica Center for Career Education. In this USA Today article, she offers 11 tips for Skype interviews.

03.14.12

Economic studies at heart of new center

The Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies specializes in statistical and econometric analysis, including policy impact assessment and economic outlook. Its annual conference is discussed in this video.

03.13.12

Bryant: Top 15 for students who study abroad

The University ranks among the top 15 colleges and universities for undergraduate participation in study abroad programs, coming in 14th in its classification.

03.11.12

Ads go negative

In this podcast, Communication Prof. Stanley Baran examines the proliferation of vitriolic campaign ads, how such ads set the agenda for media, and how damaging such ads are to effective democracy.

03.07.12

Peak performance from Everest simulation

High-stakes decisions needed to reach the summit of Everest are at the heart of an award-winning interactive teaching tool created by a Bryant professor. Watch to learn more.

02.27.12

Archiving the African experience

Alex Perullo has received a grant to create the African Digital Archive, an interactive, multimedia resource about African people who have immigrated to Rhode Island. Learn about the genesis and goals of the archive in this podcast.

02.18.12

RI Current Economic Indicator for Q4 '11

Rhode Island has lost most of the economic momentum it had in the first two quarters of 2011, according to Bryant economists' research. "Recovery will not be smooth or straightforward," says the executive director of RIPEC. "If the pace of economic growth does not accelerate soon, employment creation will stagnate."

02.10.12