JWU News

Meet the 2017 Sharkfest Entrepreneurship Competition Winners

2/24/17 | Now in its sixth year, Johnson & Wales University’s annual Sharkfest competition tests the mettle of student entrepreneurs from the business, culinary and hospitality fields. This year’s crop of entrepreneurs pitched a diverse range of business ideas. Meet the winners:

Topics: Denver North Miami Charlotte Entrepreneurship

JWU Denver Joins NCAA Division III

2/22/17 |The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III Membership Committee announced that Johnson & Wales University’s Denver Campus has been accepted as an Exploratory Member, effective September 1, 2017.

Topics: Denver Campus Life

JWU Alumni Garner 2017 James Beard Award Nominations

2/15/17 | The James Beard Foundation has released its much-anticipated list of 2017 James Beard Award semifinalists (chef categories) — and JWU alumni are well-represented.

Topics: JWU Providence Culinary Arts Denver North Miami Charlotte Culinary Awards

Gaylord Hotels Senior VP on Industry Growth and Career Longevity

2/7/17 | When Mike Stengel walked into The Great Hall at JWU’s Denver Campus, all eyes were on the front of the stage. And with good reason: Stengel is the senior vice president of Gaylord Hotels, where he oversees 8,400 employees and approximately 8,100 rooms across 5 properties.

Topics: Hospitality

‘Science Is a Team Sport’: Brown University’s Dr. David Borton at JWU

2/3/17 | “Science is a team sport.” Dr. David Borton’s message to an auditorium full of JWU Arts & Sciences students — many of them studying Biology — focused on science’s power to harness radical ideas to improve human lives.

Topics: Biology