University News

Political satire in America

Amber Day studies how political satire has launched the nightly news analysis of Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert and their contemporaries into the mainstream. Her spirited analysis is the basis of her new book, "Satire and Dissent: Interventions in Contemporary Political Debate."

02.14.11

Satire? No worries

The rise of this earnest form of irony and satire signals that "professional entertainers, political activists, and average citizens are responding to the political discourse around them"

02.16.11

Taking aim at fatal infection

Biochemist Christopher Reid and his students are trying to find a treatment for a fungal infection that is often lethal to premature infants. They have received a $200,000 grant to support their research in the biological fields of glycolipidomics and proteomics.

02.22.11

College of Business selects new dean

Michael R. Cooper, Ph.D., most recently the dean of Rutgers Business School, has been appointed dean of Bryant University's College of Business.

02.23.11

Activism in the Reagan era

Overlooked by the 1980s narrative of a nation that had embraced the Reagan administration's conservative momentum is the success of a determined opposition that effected change on a number of fronts, historian Bradford Martin says in his hew book.

03.01.11

IB student team tops in simulation

A team of Bryant juniors majoring in international business claimed the No. 1 spot in an online simulation among 4,558 teams from around the world. The simulation places 4,558 teams from 283 colleges and universities around the world in head-to-head competition running an athletic footwear company.

03.28.11

Fossilized hints of climate change

By peering deep into the molecules of fossilized conifer needles, a Bryant student becomes a partner in a Bryant faculty member's research into global climate change.

11.10.10

RI CEI for Q2 '11

Despite a significant slowdown in the U.S. economy in the first two quarters of 2011, Rhode Island sustained its economic recovery and expanded faster than the national economy. These are just some of the findings in the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator (CEI) for the second quarter of 2011, released Bryant and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council.

08.09.11

SIE program gains international support

A three-year agreement with Sovereign/Banco Santander provides backing for Sophomore International Experience, which gives students the opportunity to travel abroad.

03.24.11

Nature's curse or blessing in disguise?

In less-developed countries, natural disasters offer unique opportunities to businesses, according to Bryant research.

04.18.11

Campus celebrates WJMF-WGBH partnership

"This collaboration not only brings WGBH's All Classical Service to Rhode Island, but affirms Bryant as a media technology leader in the region," President Machtley says.

10.06.11

WJMF partners with WGBH

An agreement between Bryant and WGBH helps WJMF become the first student-run station in the region to be available on a groundbreaking new mobile service, and restores full-time classical music to Rhode Island's airwaves.

06.02.11