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.
Gen. Ulysses S. Grant was contemplating quitting the Army in June 1892. Bryant Lecturer Thom Bassett explores what happened to change Grant's mind.
A globalized economy requires a new approach to dealing with workplace stress, one that is more holistic and less influenced by Western culture. Faculty member James Segovis expands on the topic in this podcast.
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.
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.
"In the minds of many Southerners, the capture of New Orleans ... by Union forces ... raised the disturbing possibility that divine punishment was being inflicted on a spiritually wayward and sinful Confederacy," Thom Bassett writes.
“Have the courage to explore, to discover, to take in the novel, the unexpected, the uncomfortable," keynoter says. This video sampler offers a taste of the student presentations.
In this podcast, Bryant's Thom Bassett examines some of the surprising contradictions of Civil War Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman, who had no problem applying the "hard hand of war," yet "absolutely hated" the destruction he left behind.
In this podcast, Tom Roach, assistant professor of English and cultural studies, discusses his view that "the politics of friendship are at the heart of activist movements and socialist movements."
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.
Alex Perullo has received a grant to create the African Digital Archive, an interactive, multimedia resource about African people who have immigrated to Rhode Island. Learn about the genesis and goals of the archive in this podcast.
Rhode Island has lost most of the economic momentum it had in the first two quarters of 2011, according to Bryant economists' research. "Recovery will not be smooth or straightforward," says the executive director of RIPEC. "If the pace of economic growth does not accelerate soon, employment creation will stagnate."