Christina Casinelli, on Feb 13, 2018 3:26:17 PM
Caitlin Isles, on Oct 26, 2017 12:01:10 PM
The most recent Media and Politics Café brought together three diverse panelists and over 120 students and faculty to discuss a myriad of topics, including: how the media and society defines the Millennial generation and Generation Z, how social media has affected our culture, the use of social media by elected officials, gender in politics, and more.
Christina Casinelli, on Sep 19, 2017 3:44:13 PM
“I'm Liberian at heart, for sure.”
Assistant Professor Carla White Ellis, PhD returned recently from the small West African country with an even more profound appreciation for its culture and population.
Omar Rivero, on May 3, 2017 11:22:01 AM
Johnson & Wales University Media & Communications Studies student Omar Rivero '20 visited a live taping of “Harry,” a talk show hosted and produced by Harry Connick Jr., in New York City with several other JWU Providence students. Rivero, a Miami, Fla. native, hopes to one day be a director. Read about his experience below.
Christina Casinelli, on Apr 28, 2017 1:43:53 PM
“The love for your children is unlike any other love in the world, and until you have a child, you have no idea what that feels like,” Andrew Solomon said, sharing a quote from his mother that would prove to be a recurring theme throughout his lecture on JWU's Providence Campus.
The Humanities Department on JWU's Providence campus held its sixth annual Law and Technology Symposium and attracted a full audience with a new and engaging topic: Revenge Porn: Who Controls the Publication of Intimate/Graphic Photographs? This year’s symposium was led by Guy Bissonnette, a humanities professor at the University who hooked the audience immediately by sharing that one in 25 Americans are victims of revenge porn, or the unauthorized disclosure of personal and graphic images. The event also consisted of two very knowledgeable and well-involved speakers.
Emily Lemieux features Marina DeAngelis in her latest installment of "People of JWU." Marina is a JWU Providence student majoring in English who is incredibly passionate about life and writing. Meet Marina.
Christina Casinelli, on Jan 19, 2017 2:43:11 PM
Investigative reporter Jenny Nordberg never suspected a casual conversation she had with the children of an Afghan parliamentarian would lead to a groundbreaking story, let alone an award-winning book that would eventually be translated into more than 10 languages.
Christina Casinelli, on Nov 2, 2016 1:30:35 PM
This is an academic year of firsts for the College of Arts & Sciences on Johnson & Wales University's Providence Campus: September marked the launch of JWU's Political Science program, this coming May, the first class of Media & Communications Studies students will graduate, and on October 27 JWU hosted its first Media & Politics Café, featuring Cranston Mayor Allan Fung, Central Falls Mayor James Diossa, and WPRI reporter Dan McGowan.
Christina Casinelli, on Oct 14, 2016 2:21:01 PM
One of Providence's most iconic buildings has sat vacant since 2013. Rhode Island native Greg Miller '17 hated to see this staple of the city's skyline—located at 111 Westminster Street and affectionately dubbed “The Superman Building”—grow dark.
“Downcity felt more like a neighborhood when Bank of America [the most recent tenant of the building] was there,” Miller said. “After they left, there was a noticeable shift.”