JWU News

JWU’s Voice Grows Louder in the Performance Food Conversation

Across the globe, healthy eating and performance nutrition are becoming increasingly critical components of the lives of elite athletes and weekend warriors. Jobs in the field are growing rapidly, and the thirst (or hunger) for a performance edge is stronger than ever.

Enter Johnson & Wales University.

Topics: educational partnerships Events

2019 Faculty Showcase Highlights Research + Expertise

In late September, faculty and other members of JWU’s academic community came together to celebrate scholarship and exchange ideas at the 3rd annual Faculty Scholarship Showcase. Faculty were invited to submit presentation proposals aligned with the Boyer Model of Scholarship for inclusion in this showcase. (The branch campuses will hold their own Showcases throughout the Fall.)

Topics: Providence Academic Collaborations

Students Get Wellness Advice + Recharge at the Good Life Expo

From studying and test-taking to finding the elusive work/life balance, college is crammed so full of rapid-fire new experiences that self-care often falls to the bottom of the to-do list. To remedy this, JWU Providence Health Education — in collaboration with multiple university departments, including Human Resources and Counseling Services — holds an annual Good Life Expo to actively engage the greater JWU community around issues of health and wellness.

Topics: Providence Nutrition & Wellness

A Place of Your Own: Clubs at JWU

With more than 100 clubs and organizations currently running on JWU’s Providence Campus, there is something for every interest. And if by chance there isn’t, you can start a club to represent it yourself.

Topics: Providence clubs & orgs student life

Call to Action: North Miami Campus Continues Dorian Relief Efforts

Hurricane Dorian caused catastrophic damages to the Bahamas this past September. As the scale of destruction became clear, the JWU North Miami community — which includes a large number of native Bahamian students, many of whom were personally impacted by the storm — sprang into action. Under the direction of North Miami Campus President Larry Rice, the Campus Leadership Team quickly endorsed and activated a Hurricane Dorian relief drive to assist the affected community.

Topics: Community Service North Miami

U.S. News, WSJ, Money Rank JWU on Diversity, Best Value & More

Each of Johnson & Wales University’s campuses — Providence, Rhode Island; North Miami, Florida; Denver, Colorado; and Charlotte, North Carolina — have been recognized among a number of noteworthy rankings, including five prestigious U.S. News & World Report rankings.

Sights and Sounds from Wildcat Welcome 2019

Wildcat Welcome week kicked off the first week of school with a bang. Through a series of over 20 events, JWU students, faculty and alumni came together to celebrate their Wildcat pride. Beginning with move-in weekend, the week’s highlights included Ignite the Night, laser tag, a zoo takeover and much more. Take a look back through our lenses at the moments we captured from the week.

Topics: Providence Events Traditions

JWU Announces New Undergraduate Academic Programs for 2020

9/16/19 | Johnson & Wales University (JWU) has unveiled more than 10 new undergraduate programs for the 2020-21 academic year.

Ignite the Night Kicks Off a Wild(cat) Welcome Week

Providence’s Downcity and Harborside campuses came alive this past weekend as new and returning students moved into residence halls and began preparing for Welcome Week. This annual kick-off to the fall term is jam-packed with more than 20 events to welcome students back to campus.

Topics: Providence Events Traditions

North Miami Campus Rallies to Support Relief for the Bahamas

9/6/19 |North Miami Campus President Larry Rice, Ed.D, '90 has organized a relief drive to support Miami-Dade County relief initiatives for the Bahamas:

I wanted to share the great sense of empathy for the families, relatives and friends affected by the catastrophic damages caused by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas. As active members of this community, it is our duty and responsibility to assist our neighbors in these critical times as they begin the long process of recovery.

Topics: Community Service North Miami