University News

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

Smithfield, Bryant working together

Bryant has contributed to the Town of Smithfield economically, educationally and culturally. This opinion piece written by the vice president for advancement suggests that instead of imposing a new tax on the University, government leaders should collaborate with Bryant's administration in innovative ways.

06.13.12

Mutual fund prowess: luck or skill?

Mutual fund firms regularly imply that manager tenure and experience matter, but that may not be so, according to Jack Trift's research. More in this video.

06.11.12

Cross-campus energy efficiency

Collaboration across Bryant's IT and Facilities departments has been critical to the success of smart building technology on campus.

06.07.12

A Union general on the edge

Gen. Ulysses S. Grant was contemplating quitting the Army in June 1892. Bryant Lecturer Thom Bassett explores what happened to change Grant's mind.

06.06.12

Fighting flight of jobs overseas

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.

06.06.12

Workplace stress goes global

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.

06.04.12

R.I. economy lagging

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.

05.29.12

A 'Made in the USA' renaissance

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.

05.25.12

IB, entrepreneurship rise in rankings

Bryant's international business program is now ranked 27th in the nation by Businessweek; entrepreneurship is rising quickly in the rankings.

05.25.12

Bryant Celebrates 149th Commencement

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.

05.25.12

A clear vision of leadership

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.

05.23.12