People and Resources

Connect with the people who are leading our initiatives and learn more about sustainability at Bryant.

Sustainability Committee

This 25-member committee of faculty, administrators, staff, and students is charged with guiding Bryant's sustainability efforts. It welcomes proposals from members of the Bryant community.

Committee co-­chairs:

Technical support

A team of advisors from Coalesce assists the University with sustainability coordination.

Bryant organizations

  • Bryant Enactus' Green Team
  • Bryant Environmental Society; contact Gaytha Langlois, Ph.D., professor, Department of Science and Technology
  • Scientific Community Initiative, a student club that promotes sustainability on and off campus through events, outreach, and collaborations
  • The Community Activism and Leadership Organization (CALO) focuses on directing student effort toward social good. The Green Initiative focuses on finding sustainable solutions to environmental challenges and opportunities on campus and in the surrounding community
  • Sustainability Ambassadors, a student leadership program run by Coalesce that meets weekly

Academic and research opportunities (ongoing)

  • Departments with faculty engaged in sustainability research: Science and Technology, Marketing, History and Social Sciences, Economics
  • Immersive programs. Past programs have included traveling to a Swedish university to conduct studies focusing on economic and technological climate change issues; coral reef studies in Australia
  • An annual outdoor field study, sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology and supported by a NASA grant, takes students to environmentally significant locations in United States. Recent sites include redwood forests on the California coast and fossil sites in Idaho.
  • Student internships with a variety of NGO and governmental organizations, including Save the Bay, Apeiron Institute, and Nature Conservancy

Selected research projects and resources