Recipients of these prestigious awards return to their Bryant classroom with expanded international connections and cross-cultural perspective.
They are joining the Entrepreneurship Program and the Departments of English and Cultural Studies, Computer Information Systems, and Communication.
Students working in the lab with Professor Reid are examining compounds that show promise of being antibiotics against pathogens such as MRSA or pneumonia.
“The profession has done so much for me,” the Bryant accounting professor writes. “The opportunity to make a positive difference in somebody else’s life and my community is a sacred obligation."
End-of-year Bryant faculty awards were also presented to Allison Butler, Heather Lacey, and Sukki Yoon.
A chapter she co-wrote for "Advances in Accounting Education" is deemed "one of the most impressive pieces of work the team has seen throughout 2014.”
Presented by the Darla Moore School of Business at the U. of South Carolina, the award recognizes the course "Corporate Social Responsibility in the Global Supply Chain."
Associate Professor of Anthropology, African Studies, and Music will be working at the School of African and Oriental Studies on a project analyzing the contemporary commercialization of African music.
One group has filed a provisional patent for new compounds for an antibiotic; another is exploring how legacy pollution has affected the Providence River estuary.
Working with Chinese researchers and archaeologists, professors Yang, Leng, and their students identified short periods of drought that opened new areas for rice farming.
The mathematics professor found that 56 percent who declare a major as Bryant first-year students graduated in that same major.
“It’s ... a stronger predictor of poor academic performance than is the use of recreational drugs," Professor of Applied Psychology says.