University News

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

LGBTQ advocate earns praise

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.

05.15.12

R.I. Current Economic Indicator: Q1 '12

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.

05.10.12

An advocate for foster children

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."

05.08.12

Two new boats for women's crew

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.

05.02.12

First pitch at Conaty Park

A $1.3 million gift from alumnus Bill Conaty '67 helps transform the baseball and softball fields into a first-class Division I stadium that offers bleacher seating for 500, including 200 chair-back seats.

05.01.12

IB program connects students, jobs

During the program's senior-year capstone known as the IB practicum, IB majors work as consultants to help businesses with aspects of their international strategies.

04.30.12

'Divine punishment'

"In the minds of many Southerners, the capture of New Orleans ... by Union forces ... raised the disturbing possibility that divine punishment was being inflicted on a spiritually wayward and sinful Confederacy," Thom Bassett writes.

04.25.12