JWU News

JWU Providence Earns EPA Certificate for Food Waste Recycling

11/25/15 |

Johnson & Wales University’s Providence Campus has been awarded an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Food Recovery Achievement Certificate for food waste reduction.

Topics: Sustainability Providence

Show Me the Money: Meet the Wildcats of Wall Street

After a generous commitment from the JWU Board of Trustees Investment Committee, the Finance and Investment Academy hopes to turn play money into hard cash.

Topics: Providence Alumni Business Finance

Senior Portfolio Review Showcases the Best of JWU Design

11/19/15 | Each year, Johnson & Wales University’s School of Engineering & Design hosts a Senior Portfolio Review that gives Graphic Design & Digital Media students the opportunity to show the range of their work to the JWU community and industry professionals.

Topics: Graphic Design Providence Engineering + Design

JWU Volunteers: Making Thanksgiving Brighter for South Florida Families


11/18/15 | Students from the College of Culinary Arts at Johnson & Wales University’s North Miami Campus will do their part to help South Florida families in need by preparing turkeys for Miami Rescue Mission’s annual Thanksgiving banquet dinner.

Topics: Community Service Culinary Arts North Miami

JWU Opens New Criminal Justice Lab

11/12/15 | “In the area of criminal justice, a strong relationship between our educational institutions and the professional law enforcement community is vital to continuing advancements in the field,” said Tom Dwyer, university vice chancellor and provost, at the ribbon cutting ceremony for Johnson & Wales' new Criminal Justice Lab.“This is a great day and a real step forward for JWU.”

Topics: Providence Arts & Sciences

Wildcats Win Two GNAC Championships

11/10/15 |November 7 was an exciting day for JWU Providence Athletics as women’s volleyball and men’s soccer both won their respective Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) championships.

Topics: Providence Campus Life

Meet the Winners of JWU Denver’s Sharkfest

11/9/15 |

Student entrepreneurs were in the spotlight at JWU Denver’s second annual Sharkfest competition, which featured 7 teams vying for a spot in the universitywide contest.

“I was really impressed with the caliber of thinking from these students and I see some successful concepts here,” noted judge Peter Casillas, publisher of the Denver Business Journal.

Topics: Denver Business Entrepreneurship

Renovated Centennial Hall Honored with Preservation Award

11/5/15 | Historic Denver recently honored Johnson & Wales University’s Centennial Hall renovation project with their 2015 Community Preservation Award.

The award, which is given to projects that exemplify high-quality restoration, the careful consideration of the city’s historic fabric and a commitment to the community, was presented at Historic Denver’s 45th Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony.

Topics: Denver Campus Renovations

JWU Ad Club Hosts Future of Advertising Forum

11/3/15 | “What will advertising look like in 2020?” JWU Providence’s Ad Club recently hosted a distinguished panel of industry experts to discuss the future of advertising.

They asked — and answered — provocative questions about the ways social media, platform delivery and shorter attention spans might change advertising as we know it over the next 5 years.

Topics: Advertising & Marketing Providence

Author Helene Wecker Speaks at JWU

11/2/15 | “I can honestly say, this is the best smelling university I’ve ever spoken at,” said Helene Wecker as she greeted the packed HAC Amphitheater on October 28 for the second installment of JWU Providence’s 2015-16 Cultural Life Series. During a tour of the Harborside Academic Building before her presentation, Wecker found herself “pressing [her] nose against the windows of the classrooms,” watching the culinary students and recalling her own childhood culinary arts aspirations. 

Topics: Cultural Life Series Arts & Sciences

How Professor Mari Dias Is Saving the World, One Student at a Time

How Fulbright specialist and Professor Mari Nardolillo-Dias makes activists out of students.

Topics: Community Service Providence Arts & Sciences Counseling + Psychology