JWU News

Rhode Island Civic Leaders Celebrate Women’s History Month at JWU

3/30/16 | Johnson & Wales University’s Providence Campus recently played host to a very special panel discussion convened by United States Senator Jack Reed (RI) and the Women’s Fund of Rhode Island.

The theme, “Working to Form a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Public Service and Government,” was a celebration of Women’s History Month.

Topics: Community Service Providence

2016 Sharkfest Finalists Announced

3/23/16| Finalists for this year’s Sharkfest entrepreneurial competition have officially been announced. Seven teams will compete for cash awards and the opportunity to receive additional start-up resources in support of their ventures.

Topics: Providence Business Entrepreneurship

‘Helping Different Kinds of Minds’: Temple Grandin Visits JWU Providence

3/22/16 | “Autism is an important part of who I am, but my career is my identity,” professor of animal science and autism activist Temple Grandin told students during JWU Providence's most recent Cultural Life Series lecture. 

Topics: Providence Cultural Life Series Arts & Sciences

2016 JWU Zest Awards Celebrate Miami Culinary Culture

3/17/16 | Johnson & Wales University’s North Miami Campus founded the ZEST™ Awards as a way to showcase and honor leaders in Miami’s culinary arts. The 2016 Awards expanded to 9 categories, including the Eater’s Choice Award for Miami’s Big Food Moment, which was selected by community vote.

Topics: Culinary Arts North Miami

And the Winner of the S&D Coffee Culinary Challenge Is...

3/17/16 | Now in its sixth year, the S&D Coffee & Tea ‪‎Culinary Challenge‬ at JWU’s Charlotte Campus is a highly competitive event that tests students’ culinary chops as well as creativity.

Topics: Competitions Culinary Arts Charlotte

The Winning Edge: JWU Sports Nutritionists Fuel Pro Athletes

For JWU alumni working in sports nutrition, fueling professional athletes is a high-stakes game. Secret sauces, camo vegetables and fake “fried” chicken are tricks of the trade.

Topics: Providence Denver Nutrition & Wellness Athletics

Dressage Champion Aims for the Olympics


Blue ribbons are nice, but dressage champion Jessica Forend '10 has her eye on the gold — thanks to her dream job at Lionshare Farm in Connecticut.

Topics: Providence Equine Athletics

Two Wildcat Teams are NCAA Tournament Bound

3/1/16 | Both JWU Providence men’s and women's basketball teams have officially advanced to the NCAA tournament.

Topics: Providence Campus Life Athletics

Alumni Spotlight: Elyzabeth Estrada '14

Topics: North Miami Arts & Sciences Criminal Justice