JWU College of Arts & Sciences

Breaking New Ground in Providence: New Biology + Tech Building slated to open in 2016

April 22 marked the official groundbreaking of JWU’s $40M, 3-story, 71,000-square-foot academic building that will house the university’s School of Engineering & Design and new biology program. A Providence Journal editorial calls the new building “all part of a plan by Johnson & Wales to build on its expertise in the culinary arts, culinary science, nutrition and health sciences.”

Emmy Nomination for JWU Professor Gagnon

Professor Marian Gagnon has been nominated for a Boston/New England Emmy Award for her film, “America’s Forgotten Heroine: Ida Lewis, Keeper of the Light.”

Nina Tandon: Building with Biology

"Close your eyes and imagine a world where…bridges repair themselves and batteries are alive," Nina Tandon told the Johnson & Wales students that filled the Pepsi Forum on April 22. "That world exists right now."