University News

$1 million gift supports Institute for Public Leadership

President Machtley, Bryant’s faculty and the Institute’s founding director are praised for creating "a world-class program that can make a tremendous difference in Rhode Island’s future.”

10.23.12

Accounting, healthcare, IT experts meeting at Bryant to explore models for healthcare information standardization

Professor of Accounting Saeed J. Roohani, who helped introduce XBRL to the international accounting community, believes its development and adoption might serve as a roadmap for the healthcare industry.

10.21.12

Retailers push aggressive deals to lure stingy holiday shoppers

Teresa McCarthy, associate professor of marketing and director of Bryant's Global Supply Chain Management program, offers the Washington Post her perspective on what's behind holiday season deals already being offered by retailers.

10.19.12

Bryant MBA is featured in Princeton Review’s “Best 296 Business Schools”

Students consider the faculty very accessible, praised them for their ability to bring real-world experiences into coursework. Also praised: the distinctive cohort approach.

10.09.12

New study abroad program includes three-month internships in Salamanca

The specialized program, under way with an inaugural group of 14 IB students, is a partnership among Bryant, the University of Salamanca and the city's chamber of commerce.

10.04.12

The last house in Randolph

Lecturer Thom Bassett’s latest contribution to “Disunion,” the New York Times’ series examining the Civil War, focuses on General Sherman’s orders to destroy Randolph, Tenn., in the fall of 1862.

10.04.12

Seven leadership skills that can come to the rescue

Collaborate and channel optimism. Those are just two of the key skills that leaders can use to manage during a crisis, Management Prof. Mike Roberto says in this article.

10.04.12

What's behind the candidates' courting of female voters?

Prof. Richard Holtzman is among the political analysts quoted in the Providence Journal regarding why the Cicilline and Doherty campaigns are courting the female vote.

10.04.12

College of Arts and Sciences announces new master's degrees in communication, global environmental studies

Additions bring to six the number of new advanced degree programs launched in just over a year.

10.02.12

Simulated Everest climb teaches leadership, team dynamics

Companies such as FedEx, The Hartford, and Union Pacific offer some of their leaders the opportunity to climb Mt. Everest. But the trek does not require specialized gear: It's a virtual exercise co-created by Professor of Management Michael Roberto.

09.28.12

The drought and what it means for food prices

This summer, the United States experienced one of the worst droughts in decades. Teresa McCarthy, associate professor of marketing, discusses what the drought will mean for food prices.

09.25.12

Changes in short-sale rules drive sales

Professor of Finance Peter Nigro, who follows mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, tells the Providence Business News that the new guidelines regarding short-sales appear to be geared toward mollify those in the government who are advocating for principal reduction.

09.17.12