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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

JWU Chancellor John Bowen Announces His Retirement

1/11/2018 | After 44 years at Johnson & Wales University, Chancellor John J. Bowen ’77 has announced his retirement, effective December 31, 2018.

Topics: Johnson & Wales University

Operation: Peace, Love & Bread Crafts an Epic Holiday Baguette Tree

12/15/17 | Each year, JWU Providence club Operation: Peace, Love & Bread (OPLB) crafts an amazing holiday tree made entirely of bread. The tree stands as a beautiful centerpiece in the foyer of the Cuisinart Center for Culinary Excellence (CCCE), located on the university’s Harborside Campus.

Topics: Community Service Providence

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