University News

Peak performance from Everest simulation

High-stakes decisions needed to reach the summit of Everest are at the heart of an award-winning interactive teaching tool created by a Bryant professor. Watch to learn more.

02.27.12

Tips on effective leadership

Business strategist Carol Roth includes guidance from Michael A. Roberto, professor of management. Among his tips: "Encourage dissenting views and constructive debate. ... Leaders need to create a climate where people feel comfortable speaking up."

04.17.12

Lessons from Haiti

In a course inspired by the book Half the Sky, four Creole-speaking Bryant students and their two professors traveled to Haiti to teach leadership to young Haitian women. Learn more about their work in this video.

04.19.12

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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