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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
In less-developed countries, natural disasters offer unique opportunities to businesses, according to Bryant research.
Two Bryant faculty members -- Allison G. Butler and Jane McKay-Nesbitt -- win awards from the International Conference on College Teaching and Learning. Butler received a Distinguished New Faculty Award. McKay-Nesbitt received an Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Technology.
Two Bryant faculty members -- Sam Beldona and Crystal Jiang -- were honored for their research that sheds new light on cultural factors contributing to the growth of women-owned businesses. They investigated how cultural differences influence resources and competence in the growth of women-owned businesses in the United States and in India.
A research paper written by two Bryant students surfaced the remarkable wartime story of home economist Sylvia Brooklyn Denhoff.
Bryant economists' research shows the pace of the state's economic recovery slowing significantly in the third quarter of 2011, creating a dark cloud looming over future growth.
Should Narragansett Beer build a Rhode Island brewery? An award-winning Bryant case study helps students explore this scenario and three others in order to learn about supply chain management.
Crystal Jiang, assistant professor of management, and research colleagues investigate how important the concept of guanxi is to the Chinese and how foreign executives might overcome the challenge. The role that trust plays in forming bonds across cultures and national borders is key, they say.