JWU News

JWU Collaboration to Change North Carolina’s Outmoded Craft Beer Laws

11/21/17 | The legacy of the prohibitionist movement of the last century continues to have a significant impact on the development of the liquor industry in North Carolina. Legistlation drafted in the 1920s that was meant to cure the ills of society is today stopping entrepreneurs in their tracks and thwarting new hires. Tara Goulet '06, co-owner of Birdsong Brewery in the trendy NoDa district says, “We agree that there shouldn’t be an arbitrary cap on how much a resident brewer is allowed to distribute.”

Topics: Hospitality Charlotte

Women's Volleyball Set to Play NCAA Tournament Quarterfinal Thursday

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With a dramatic, five-set win over the Massachusetts Institute of Technology this past Sunday in Providence, the Johnson & Wales University women's volleyball team advanced out of its National Collegiate Athletic Association regional bracket and opens play Thursday in the NCAA's Elite Eight. The undefeated Wildcats will play Thursday (8pm ET) against tournament host Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich., with a chance to advance to the national semifinals. 

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Topics: Providence Athletics

NCAA Selects JWU Providence to Host Women's Volleyball Tournament

11/6/2017 | The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced today that Johnson & Wales' Providence Campus will host Elms College, Wesleyan University, Wellesley College, Tufts University, UMass Boston, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Maine Maritime in the first round of women's volleyball tournament play beginning Friday, November 10 through Sunday, November 12. 

Topics: Providence Athletics

JWU Launches Early Action Admission

9/26/2017 | When it comes to planning for college, why not start sooner?

For the first time and beginning this year, Johnson & Wales University is offering Early Action Admission – a non-binding application program allowing applicants to find out as early as mid-November if they’ve been accepted to the university. Applicants will also receive a scholarship notification (if applicable) and can begin working with a financial advisor that much sooner.

Topics: Admissions

Meet the 2017 Emeril Scholars

9/25/17 | Since 2003, Johnson & Wales University has partnered with Chef Emeril J. Lagasse '78, '90 Hon., to raise money for student culinary scholarships. Since then, the annual Emeril Golf Classic has become a signature university event that benefits the Emeril Lagasse Endowed Scholarship Fund.

Topics: Providence Scholarships

JWU Study Abroad: Nepal

9/11/17 | Of all the Study Abroad programs that JWU runs each year, the Sustainability, Community Engagement & Leadership trip to Nepal is one of the most unique.

Topics: Study Abroad

Wildcats Welcome the Class of 2021

9/5/2017 | Our 4 campuses were bustling with activity over the weekend as  Wildcats returned for the start of a new academic year. We especially want to extend a warm welcome to our newest Wildcats, the Class of 2021, as they join a student body of over 15,000 students from 78 different countries.

Project Scientist’s STEM Academy Fosters Young Scientists at JWU

8/11/17 | This summer, Johnson & Wales University’s Charlotte Campus collaborated with Project Scientist to offer a STEM-focused summer academy for girls ages 4-12 with a passion, talent and aptitude for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). This marked the first time the academy was held at JWU Charlotte.

Topics: Charlotte

Meet the Next Generation of Wildcat Financiers

8/7/17 | The Wildcat Investment Value Fund (WIVF) started with a seemingly simple question: “Why don’t we have a student-managed portfolio fund at JWU?”

Topics: Providence Business

Dann-Messier '00 Named RI’s Commissioner of Postsecondary Education

8/3/17 | Following a period as acting commissioner, Brenda Dann-Messier ’00 EdD has been named Rhode Island’s Commissioner of Postsecondary Education.

Topics: Graduate Programs