University News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Inspired by Women’s Summit®

Over time, Bryant University's annual Women's Summit® has inspired a number of women to start their own businesses. This Providence Business News article interviews several of the women as well as Kati Machtley, founder and director of the event, who offered a look at the event's evolution.

04.09.12

The 'silent witness' reads

Tom Chandler, professor of creative writing, considers himself a "silent witness" to contemporary life. In this podcast, he reads from his new collection of poetry and discusses his approach to writing.

04.10.12

Bryant dining? There's an app for that

Information Services is creating two apps to answer the eternal undergrad questions: "What's to eat?" and "What's going on?"

04.19.12