JWU News

Early Action Means Early Rewards for James Helsingius '23

“Johnson and Wales just called out to me,” said James Helsingius '23. He knew JWU was the right place for him from the moment he set foot on campus — even before beginning his first year at the Providence Campus this fall. During his junior year of high school, a passion for culinary arts brought him to Career Explorations, and the experience cemented his decision to take advantage of the Early Action Admission program.

Topics: Culinary Arts Early Action

Be a JWU World Traveler: Explore Study Abroad

10/28/19 | Did you know that JWU Study Abroad oversees more than 80 programs all over the world? (This includes programs they oversee directly, as well as partnership programs with other institutions.) And it’s possible to start traveling as early as your first year at JWU — students from all campuses (including the College of Online Education) can apply. (A limited number of programs are also open to non-JWU students.)

Topics: Study Abroad Providence

By the Numbers: Examining Value, Outcomes + Why JWU Works

10/24/19 | As one of the first colleges founded by women, a progressive and pragmatic approach to learning has defined our education model since 1914. Its value begins with our students, who are invested in their education and intentional about their experiences. Learning at JWU is authentic and purposeful.

Topics: Alumni Admissions

Wildcat Pride on Display at JWU Providence Homecoming & Family Weekend

10/21/19 | This past weekend, JWU’s Providence Campus hosted another exciting Homecoming & Family Weekend. Alumni, parents, students, faculty and staff gathered on campus for a weekend filled with JWU traditions, both new and old.

Topics: Family Weekend

Acclaimed Publisher, Education Champion Visits JWU North Miami

After spending three decades in newspaper journalism as a reporter, editor and publisher — including award-winning stints at the Miami Herald and Detroit Free Press — David Lawrence Jr. dedicated his life to a new mission: making sure every child and young adult has a real chance to succeed in life.

Topics: North Miami Academics

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