University News

Yang named VP for International Affairs

One of Hong Yang's first priorities: planning and coordinating the Bryant University Zhuhai educational exchange between Bryant and China.

08.11.12

Training the future R&D workforce

Bryant's Vice President for Academic Affairs is among the scientists and scholars behind a national report that raises concerns about training the next generation of scientists.

08.06.12

How local is too local?

Professor of Management Michael Roberto takes a look at multinationals' localization strategies, which can come with some costs. "By constantly adapting their products for each country, firms fail to take advantage of potential economies of scale and learning," he says in this article.

08.06.12

Bryant launches curricular innovation

Bob Shea, director of faculty development, tells the Providence Business News that the University considers the First-Year Gateway "as an engine of change for the rest of our curriculum."

07.31.12

Bryant revises freshman courses

The University's new First-Year Gateway represents "a sea change in the way Bryant approaches the freshman-year experience," the Providence Journal reports in its coverage of the new core curriculum that will begin with the Class of 2016.

07.26.12

University launches multi-year curricular innovation with First-Year Gateway

The new program aims to produce graduates equipped not only with the professional skills to succeed in a global economy but also with the critical-thinking skills needed to succeed as citizens of the world.

07.25.12

Guns in America

Gregg Carter, the Bryant editor of "Guns in American Society," brings his expertise to the discussion in the wake of a mass shooting that left 12 dead and 58 injured. Although "still a largely U.S. problem," he says instances of mass shootings are growing in other countries due, in part, to instant communication.

07.17.12

Learning how to lead

Professor of Management Michael A. Roberto offers advice to new entrepreneurs who are putting together their business strategy, discusses why an exploration of non-traditional business failures can expand leaders' perspectives, and notes the importance of sparking debate within one's organization.

07.11.12

3 P's of sustainable manufacturing

Apple's abrupt withdrawal from an important environmental standard, and then its just-as-abrupt reinstatement, may be due to the company's difficulty in balancing the three Ps: profit, people, and planet, says John Visich, associate professor of management.

07.11.12

Taking cues from military health care

A plan and a means to impose order on many moving parts -- just two reasons the military is in a better position than the private sector is to deliver quality health care, global supply chain expert Michael Gravier, assistant professor of marketing, says in this interview with Defense News.

07.10.12

Data center has new name

Arthur S. Gloster, who retired as vice president for information services in 2011, spearheaded the creation of Bryant's green data center. Now that center bears his name.

07.10.12

Depression and Internet use

In this New York Times "Gray Matter" article, researchers cite the findings of two Bryant professors who demonstrated that frequent checking of e-mail may relate to high levels of anxiety, which correlates with depressive symptoms.

06.15.12