Gen. Ulysses S. Grant was contemplating quitting the Army in June 1892. Bryant Lecturer Thom Bassett explores what happened to change Grant's mind.
The director of Bryant's Chafee Center for International Business tells the Providence Business News that American jobs once shipped overseas are now returning to Rhode Island because local companies are now able to better compete with their foreign counterparts with improved, cheaper products.
A globalized economy requires a new approach to dealing with workplace stress, one that is more holistic and less influenced by Western culture. Faculty member James Segovis expands on the topic in this podcast.
An economic report prepared by Asst. Prof. Edinaldo Tebaldi and URI collaborator Prof. Edward Mazze indicates that Rhode Island will not recover as quickly as its New England neighbors due, in part, to the absence of an educated and skilled work force.
A record 550 people attending World Trade Day learn about the resurgence of manufacturing in the United States and hear details about productivity gains that have given the United States an edge over foreign producers.
Bryant's international business program is now ranked 27th in the nation by Businessweek; entrepreneurship is rising quickly in the rankings.
Bryant awarded more than 1,000 degrees in ceremonies for graduate and undergraduate students. In this video, several of Bryant's newest graduates talk about what Bryant means to them.
The Bryant Institute for Public Leadership has developed nine guidelines that, if implemented by the Ocean State's leaders in the public and private sectors, will "build a renewed sense of community." The guidelines cover fiscal and management leadership, strategic problem-solving leadership, organizational leadership and ethical leadership.
The R.I. House of Representatives issues a citation praising Jonathan DeCosta's four years of advocacy on behalf of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and questioning community at Bryant. "It is really encouraging to know that I have been able to make a difference on campus and in people's lives," said DeCosta.
A briefing released by Bryant's Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies and RIPEC indicates that the state economy is stagnating. "Growth is predominantly the result of external factors, which are also showing signs of slowing," said RIPEC's executive director.
In this commentary, Ariana Alicea '12, herself a foster child since the age of 6, calls for states to increase support for foster children who "age out" of the system at age 18. Foster children "become such by being 'abused or neglected.' What is it when states declare themselves the legal guardians of these children and then leave them without resources on their 18th birthday? I'd argue it's neglect."
The Liz Chace and The Kim Chace are ready for 'fiercer' competition in the coming season. The boats have "good karma," says the team's coach.