JWU News

Reuse Expert Alex Eaves Kicks Off JWU Sustainability Week

4/22/18 | Each year, JWU Providence’s Sustainability Week — which is always scheduled around Earth Day, April 22 — gets bigger and better. This year’s lineup includes tree plantings, free yoga by the water, Columbia Park clean-up, and the annual Sustainability Fair, which runs in tandem with JWU Global’s VegFest on April 25. The week kicked off with a visit from reuse expert Alex Eaves, a filmmaker, writer and “reuse pro.”

Topics: Sustainability

JWU to Honor Industry Leaders at 2018 Commencement Ceremonies

April 18, 2018 | This May, Johnson & Wales University will award 9 honorary doctorate degrees to industry luminaries and a total of 3,200 undergraduate and graduate degrees at its 2018 commencement ceremonies, to be held at the university’s 4 campuses.

Topics: Commencement

JWU Welcomes Mount Ida Students

4/10/18 | If you were recently accepted to Mount Ida College and are impacted by news of the campus’ imminent absorption by UMass, Johnson & Wales University’s Providence Campus is here for you.

Topics: Admissions

For Charlotte Director of Athletics, ‘All-In’ Is the Way to Win

3/28/18 | The mantra of the JWU Charlotte women’s basketball team is “Excellence is still excellence at any level.”

That constant striving to be better has resulted in the team’s first national championship — also a first in the history of JWU Charlotte Athletics.

Topics: Charlotte Athletics

College of Online Education to Add 21 New Programs

3/27/18 | This fall, JWU will expand its online academic catalog, adding 21 new programs to its College of Online Education.

The addition of these programs, including recently announced doctorates in occupational therapy (OTD) and business administration (DBA), brings the university’s total online degree offerings to 56, more than half its 2022 goal of 90 programs.

Topics: Hospitality Business Graduate Programs

Women's Basketball Wins JWU Charlotte's First National Championship

3/5/18 | The No. 2-ranked Johnson & Wales women's basketball team held quarterfinal and semifinal opponents to under 50 points heading into championship weekend in Lemont Furnace, Pa., then capped a magical season with a win over the nation's No. 1 seed, Central Maine Community College, to capture the USCAA Division II National Championship by a 75-64 margin on March 3.

Topics: Charlotte

JWU Alums Garner 2018 James Beard Award Nominations

2/17/18 | This week, the James Beard Foundation released its much-anticipated list of 2018 James Beard Award semifinalists (chef categories) — and JWU alumni are well-represented.

Topics: Alumni

Wheat Stalk 2018 Brings Bakers, Educators + Entrepreneurs to JWU

2/1/3/18 | For 3 days this February and March, the center of the bread universe will rise over Johnson & Wales University’s College of Culinary Arts (JWU) in Providence, RI: 150 artisan educators, bakers, chefs, and food professionals will convene for WheatStalk 2018, which runs from Tue., Feb. 27-Thu., March 1.

Topics: Providence Baking & Pastry Arts

JWU Wrestling Takes Center Stage at Inaugural Downtown Showdown

2/9/18 | For the first time ever, collegiate wrestling took the stage at the Providence Performing Arts Center for the Downtown Showdown. The fourth-ranked Johnson & Wales University wrestling team toppled local rival No. 20 ranked Roger Williams University, 28-12, on Thursday, February 8.

Topics: Providence Athletics

Combining Creativity + Food Science to Help Change the Way the World Eats

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1/22/18 | A world without food science would mean empty shelves at your favorite grocery store. Food science has a hand in every food product we consume. Without it, food safety and nutrition would be a guessing game. For the first time, JWU Charlotte is combining creativity and the science of food.

Topics: Culinary Science Charlotte