University News

Leadership lessons from favorite teachers in the movies

What can iconic teachers from "The Karate Kid," "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" and other movies teach about leadership? TheStreet posed the question to a number of business leaders, including Prof. Michael A. Roberto.

09.12.12

R.I. Department of Education approves Bryant MAT program

Graduates of the program will be able to apply for grades 7-12 subject area certification in English, social studies, biology, general science, mathematics, business education, Chinese, Spanish and French.

09.10.12

What's at the root of cheating?

Research shows that frequently reinforcing academic and ethical standards, to both students and teachers, can lessen cheating. But, as Laurie Hazard tells the New York Times, many schools fail to do so.

09.07.12

Pride in big ways

This article in The Rainbow Times points to an improved campus climate for LGBTQ students despite the spring 2012 theft of an LGBT photo exhibition. "With a campus Pride Center, various groups and activities for students, alumni, faculty and staff, and newly implemented gender-neutral housing, this small campus has shown that they will not let one incident define their school," the article reports.

09.06.12

Acclaimed Silk Road Ensemble performs Oct. 9

The concert by virtuoso musicians from India, Japan, Israel, Spain, Iran, the United States and China begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets now available.

09.05.12

University receives STARS bronze rating for sustainability efforts

Within the past several years, sustainability momentum has grown exponentially across campus in a number of ways, including the addition of courses and research on sustainability issues, peer-to-peer outreach, initiatives to reduce cross-campus energy consumption, and various waste management programs.

09.04.12

Dressing for success not always easy to define

In an article about the “soft skills” employers seek in their new hires, Judy Clare, director of the Amica Center for Career Education, discusses the role played by a professional appearance and the challenges posed by a “business casual” dress code.

09.03.12

The beginning of the end of American prosperity?

Associate Professor of Economics Edinaldo Tebaldi disagrees with a recently published working paper indicating that robust economic growth in the United States may be a thing of the past.

08.31.12

Business lessons from a traveling T-shirt

For the Class of 2016, the life cycle of a T-shirt provides a jumping-off point to explore ethics, politics, the history of modern business, and globalization. Learn more in this podcast featuring two professors teaching the course.

08.29.12

How to avoid tripping up when you manage by walking around

In this column for Philanthropy Journal, Prof. Michael A. Roberto offers managers five tips for getting positive results when they visit their front-line workers.

08.28.12

Roberto a top tweeter

When it comes to tweets about leadership, Prof. Michael Roberto (@michaelaroberto) is among the best on Twitter, according to an online business think tank.

08.22.12

Bryant among ‘Best 377 Colleges’

Students tell the Princeton Review that Bryant's hands-on curriculum gives them "a sense of how business operates" and note that the faculty “are highly accessible," "very passionate about what they teach” and “bring a lot of real-world experience ... to the classroom.”

08.20.12