Lessons in Urban Agriculture at City Farm

A group of 15 students from JWU’s Providence Campus, Regis College (Weston, Mass.) and Universidad de Congreso (Mendoza, Argentina) recently toured the Southside Community Land Trust’s City Farm as part of their research into food security and food access.

Thanks to a grant from the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund, the students were at the midpoint of a 3-week collaborative study abroad program to explore issues of sustainable community wellness and nutrition in the Americas.

99 Bottles: The Brewlab Experience

For Drew DuBoff, a senior studying food service management (with a special focus on beverage management), JWU’s Study Abroad programs offer incredible opportunities to travel, shift perspective and explore a particular area of interest in greater detail. So far, he’s headed to Germany, France and the Azores to study wine. This summer, he immersed himself in the brewing arts at the world-renowned Brewlab in Sunderland, England. Read on:

An Army Sergeant’s Healing Journey to JWU Denver

Kenneth Sargent '19 never thought he’d walk again after a rocket attack shattered 3 bones in his spine while on deployment in Iraq. Even doctors told the Army staff sergeant that he’d probably spend the rest of his life in a wheelchair.

Fast forward 7 years, Sargent proved everyone wrong — including himself. Sargent not only learned to walk again, he’s practically running marathons as a chef-in-training at Johnson & Wales University’s Denver Campus.

JWU Study Abroad: Pan-Asian Cuisine + Culture

For JWU Providence culinary teaching assistant Jared Kent, heading to Singapore and Thailand for Study Abroad’s Pan-Asian Cuisine and Culture this past summer was rewarding on so many levels — from learning the secrets of wok cookery from Singaporean master chefs at At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy to sparring in a Thai boxing ring.

Revisiting My Culinary Summer in Paris

As a 20-year-old culinary student, I got to experience my first summer abroad in the culinary capital of the world, France. I have traveled around the US with my family a lot but have never had the opportunity to travel outside the country.