Bob Shea, director of faculty development, tells the Providence Business News that the University considers the First-Year Gateway "as an engine of change for the rest of our curriculum."
The University's new First-Year Gateway represents "a sea change in the way Bryant approaches the freshman-year experience," the Providence Journal reports in its coverage of the new core curriculum that will begin with the Class of 2016.
The new program aims to produce graduates equipped not only with the professional skills to succeed in a global economy but also with the critical-thinking skills needed to succeed as citizens of the world.
Gregg Carter, the Bryant editor of "Guns in American Society," brings his expertise to the discussion in the wake of a mass shooting that left 12 dead and 58 injured. Although "still a largely U.S. problem," he says instances of mass shootings are growing in other countries due, in part, to instant communication.
Professor of Management Michael A. Roberto offers advice to new entrepreneurs who are putting together their business strategy, discusses why an exploration of non-traditional business failures can expand leaders' perspectives, and notes the importance of sparking debate within one's organization.
Apple's abrupt withdrawal from an important environmental standard, and then its just-as-abrupt reinstatement, may be due to the company's difficulty in balancing the three Ps: profit, people, and planet, says John Visich, associate professor of management.
A plan and a means to impose order on many moving parts -- just two reasons the military is in a better position than the private sector is to deliver quality health care, global supply chain expert Michael Gravier, assistant professor of marketing, says in this interview with Defense News.
Arthur S. Gloster, who retired as vice president for information services in 2011, spearheaded the creation of Bryant's green data center. Now that center bears his name.
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.
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.
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.
Collaboration across Bryant's IT and Facilities departments has been critical to the success of smart building technology on campus.