Faculty News

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

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

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

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

Honors for creative teaching

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.

07.15.11

Cultural differences in female entrepreneurship

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.

08.01.11

She's cookin' with gas

A research paper written by two Bryant students surfaced the remarkable wartime story of home economist Sylvia Brooklyn Denhoff.

11.02.11

RI Current Economic Indicator for Q3 '11

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.

11.03.11

A head for the brewing business

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.

12.14.11

The great wall of trust

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.

12.19.11

A look at U.S. sci-tech competitiveness

New data show "the economic consequences of the eroding competitive advantage the United States has historically enjoyed in science and technology," Bryant's vice president for academics says.

01.20.12