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Faculty Focus: Christopher Joseph Westgate

Christopher Joseph Westgate, PhD

Topics: Media Studies Providence Arts & Sciences

Emmy Nomination for JWU Professor Gagnon

Science + Liberal Arts

Professor Marian Gagnon has been nominated for a Boston/New England Emmy Award for her film, “America’s Forgotten Heroine: Ida Lewis, Keeper of the Light.”

Topics: Academic Honors Arts & Sciences

Nina Tandon: Building with Biology

Science + Liberal Arts

“Close your eyes and imagine a world where…bridges repair themselves and batteries are alive,” Nina Tandon told the Johnson & Wales students that filled the Pepsi Forum on April 22. “That world exists right now.”

Topics: Cultural Life Series Arts & Sciences

Prune’s Gabrielle Hamilton Speaks at JWU

04/09/14 | Professional Studies

“I’m from the fine state of New Jersey,” began Prune chef-owner Gabrielle Hamilton, eliciting a large round of applause from the full house at JWU’s Schneider Auditorium.

Hamilton was at JWU to talk about “Blood, Bones, & Butter,” her gritty memoir tracing her lifelong love affair with cooking and writing. She candidly spoke to students about her roundabout journey from chef to travel writer, restaurant owner, and busy mom.

Topics: Culinary Arts Providence Cultural Life Series Arts & Sciences

VIDEO: ‘Orange Is the New Black’ Author Speaks at JWU

Science + Liberal Arts

If you asked Piper Kerman why she wrote “Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison,” she'd tell you her number one reason was “to shift perspective — that prisoners are people, not numbers.”

Topics: Cultural Life Series Arts & Sciences

New for 2015-16: Biology Bachelor’s Degree

Science + Liberal Arts


Careers in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields have become increasingly important to our information-based and highly technological society.

Starting in 2015-16, JWU’s new Bachelor of Science in Biology will prepare students for careers in the growing fields of science, health sciences, and biological or medical technology.

Topics: Arts & Sciences

JWU Introduces New Masters in Counseling

8/21/2014 | New for 2014, Johnson & Wales University will offer an 18-month Master of Science (MS) in Counseling program, preparing graduates to serve the community as clinical mental health counselors or addictions counselors.

Topics: Graduate Programs Arts & Sciences Counseling + Psychology