University News

Chinese education delegation, Bryant sign new partnership agreements

Led by the vice minister of education for the People’s Republic of China, representatives from China University of Geosciences (Wuhan) and the Beijing Institute of Technology Zhuhai visited campus April 7th.


College of Business rises in Businessweek rankings

The undergraduate business program is among the nation’s best, rising 7 points in the 2013 Bloomberg Businessweek rankings released March 20. Last May, a separate Businessweek evaluation of 14 specialty business programs ranked Bryant’s undergraduate International Business Program 27th in the nation, and the entrepreneurship program shot up 26 points to a rank of 71st.


Applied analytics at heart of new center, undergrad concentration

The Advanced Applied Analytics Center is envisioned as a hub of professional collaboration and a strategic resource for businesses and organizations that increasingly rely on analysis of big data.


Three alumni, now CEOs, receive awards at annual Leadership Weekend

"Business in Beijing, Bogota, or Brisbane is very different. Yet, with a Bryant pedigree you’re well prepared ... to succeed,” one winner says.


Cracking the big league

The Providence Journal reports on the excitement generated by Bryant men's basketball -- the "Cinderella team that's the most improved in the country."


All Feb. 8 classes cancelled, administrative offices closed

Essential personnel are asked to report to work as scheduled. Students are encouraged to remain on campus, refrain from driving, charge laptops, cell phones, and other devices. (UPDATED Feb. 8 with hours of operation for Bryant Center, Wellness Center, Krupp Library)


The big IDEA: Creativity and an innovative way of teaching

Faculty, students, staff and alumni rise to the challenge of the inaugural Innovation Design Experience for All Jan. 21-23.


Undergrads go global

In an article about the growing number of business schools taking steps to prepare global leaders, Bryant's new IB study-abroad program in Salamanca, Spain, draws notice.


First-Year Gateway primes students for Bryant IDEA

Fall's global foundations courses have set the stage for a 72-hour immersion into teamwork and creative problem solving that begins for 155 teams of students Jan. 21.


Revamping core lessons

The Providence Business News takes a look at how colleges and universities, including Bryant, are revisiting, revamping or augmenting their core curricula in order to better meld creative and technical learning and teaching, encourage experiential learning, and improve the way they measure students' success.


Walmart and the perils of ignoring staff complaints

Business leaders need to be aware of staff complaints, Prof. Michael Roberto says in this article focusing on Walmart employee protests.


Taking a look at the Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox

Lecturer Thom Bassett, an authority on Civil War Gen. William Sherman, recently toured Civil War battlefields in preparation for a book he is writing. His travels took him to the new Museum of the Confederacy - Appomattox, which he reviewed for the blog Civil War Memory.