An article on Fast Company's Exist blog notes Bryant University's smarter buildings project as an example of the way energy efficiency contributes to a community's sustainability. "Bryant was able to see a 15% reduction in energy consumption and a 42% reduction in cooling," it reports.
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.
Chuck LoCurto, former executive vice president and chief information officer of Textron Financial Corporation, will join Bryant as its vice president for information services and chief information officer.
BizEd features Bryant's inaugural Research and Engagement Day event in its Idea Exchange column. "Showcasing academics is a challenge for many universities, especially those that aren't Research I," Carol DeMoranville, professor of marketing and one of the organizers of the inaugural REDay, told the magazine. "There's so much going on here. We just want to celebrate our academics."
The Intercultural Center and Multicultural Student Union presented a musical tribute honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This video features highlights.
Rhode Island has lost most of the economic momentum it had in the first two quarters of 2011, according to Bryant economists' research. "Recovery will not be smooth or straightforward," says the executive director of RIPEC. "If the pace of economic growth does not accelerate soon, employment creation will stagnate."
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.
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.
The University ranks among the top 15 colleges and universities for undergraduate participation in study abroad programs, coming in 14th in its classification.
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.
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.
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.