Alex and Ani, Inc. has donated $1 million to Bryant's nationally recognized International Business program. The CEO of Alex and Ani says "Bryant offers local unparalleled expertise for any serious business to access and leverage in their international efforts. My hope is that other companies in the region understand the value and necessity of partnering with Bryant and follow suit."
History Professor Judy Barrett Litoff draws from more than 30,000 letters in the University's U.S. Women and World War II Letter Writing Project for a commentary about how women coped with rationing and shortages.
For the fourth time in five years, Bryant's Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization (CEO) has been named the best chapter in the country. The award recognizes the outstanding tools, workshops, guest speakers and hands-on learning activities the chapter has sponsored in the past year.
Bryant economists' research shows the pace of the state's economic recovery slowing significantly in the third quarter of 2011, creating a dark cloud looming over future growth.
A research paper written by two Bryant students surfaced the remarkable wartime story of home economist Sylvia Brooklyn Denhoff.
As the administrator of the state's federal STEP grant, the Chafee Center for International Business is providing a range of services to R.I. businesses interested in exporting. The program is expected to be especially valuable for companies that have some export experience and want to explore new markets.
Marketing Professor Michael Gravier spent 12 years as an Air Force logistics specialist coordinating military health care in areas of civil war. He believes that some of the U.S. military’s best practices in the delivery of health care could guide policy decisions and help implement a more cost-effective and efficient civilian system.
"This collaboration not only brings WGBH's All Classical Service to Rhode Island, but affirms Bryant as a media technology leader in the region," President Machtley says.
The two-year-old Bryant team was the only North American group competing in the international tournament, in which they placed third.
The Master of Arts in Teaching is a 15-month program that will lead to teacher certification in grades 7-12 in the areas of mathematics, science, Spanish, Chinese, English, and social studies. The program is a "natural" for Bryant, and plays to its strength in the liberal arts.
Bryant faculty working with Bob Shea, director of faculty development, are exploring ways to integrate student learning outcomes and assessment into faculty development. The initiative was included in this University Business article highlighting innovative professional development programs at colleges and universities around the country.
U.S. News & World Report has ranked Bryant University among the region's top 20 universities, coming in at No. 16 in the Regional Universities (North) category. This is second consecutive year Bryant has ranked 16th and is the seventh consecutive year of being ranked among the top 20 schools in its category.