JWU News

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

JWU Hosts First New England Edition of Picademy

6/14/17 | JWU Providence’s College of Engineering & Design recently hosted the first New England-based edition of Picademy, a free training intensive designed to give educators the tools to teach computing with confidence and creativity.

Topics: Providence Engineering + Design

JWU’s ADTEAM Wins the 2017 National Student Advertising Competition

6/12/17 | JWU Providence’s ADTEAM has won the 2017 American Advertising Federation (AAF) National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC), held in New Orleans. Their historic first-place win surpasses their previous best — a second-place finish at Nationals in 2015.

Topics: Competitions Providence

2017 JWU Providence Commencement Highlights

5/24/17 | The roar of the crowd. The joy on every face. The closing of one chapter and the start of another. JWU Providence’s 2017 Commencement ceremonies had no shortage of laughter, tears and intense pride.

Topics: Providence Commencement

REVEAL 2017 Showcases the Best of JWU Design

5/18/17 | The College of Engineering & Design’s annual exhibit is always a highlight of the academic year, and REVEAL 2017, this year’s installment, was no exception.

Topics: Providence Engineering + Design

JWU Takes First Place at Evolution of Food Waste Competition

3/29/17 | JWU’s student culinology team won first prize at the Research Chefs Association’s new Evolution of Food Waste Student competition, held at the RCA’s annual conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Topics: Competitions Providence

Designing for the Toughest Audience of All: First Graders

3/6/17 | First graders at Providence’s Vartan Gregorian Elementary School were treated to a very special delivery recently: Students from JWU’s School of Engineering & Design brought a set of fully functional chipboard playhouses for them to assemble and play with.

Topics: Providence Engineering + Design

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: Culinary Arts Providence Denver North Miami Charlotte

Creating the Modern Airport Experience with Rick Blatstein

1/31/2017 | What do LaGuardia, O'Hare, and Newark airports all have in common? Aside from being major transportation hubs, they are all home to OTG “experiences” — concessions and restaurants that just happen to be strictly in airport spaces.

Topics: Hospitality Providence

JWU Wrestling Retains Providence Rivalry Cup

1/19/17 | Only 8 miles separate Johnson & Wales University from Rhode Island College, but the Wildcat wrestling team showed the divide is bigger than that on the mat, dominating the Anchormen 45-3 during the team’s annual Friday Night Fights.

Topics: Providence Campus Life