JWU News

It’s All About the Journey: A Student’s Quest for Sustainability

College is a significant journey. It’s a time for change, growth, new experiences and even a little self-realization. This has certainly been true for Ruth Solomon ’19. The Student Activists Supporting Sustainability (SASS) club president and recent Centennial Woman of the Year winner has had an interesting journey before, during and hopefully after her time at JWU.

Topics: Sustainability Food Service Management

Food Leaders Convene at JWU Denver for Slow Food Nations Summit

8/1/18 | Food movement leaders from across the US, Canada and beyond convened at JWU’s Denver Campus for Slow Food Nations’ Slow Food Leader Summit in early July.

Agenda topics ranged from the ethics of meat eating to initiatives to support equity in the food chain and to ensure that farmers’ voices are heard.

Topics: Sustainability Culinary Arts Denver

Reuse Expert Alex Eaves Kicks Off JWU Sustainability Week

4/22/18 | Each year, JWU Providence’s Sustainability Week — which is always scheduled around Earth Day, April 22 — gets bigger and better. This year’s lineup includes tree plantings, free yoga by the water, Columbia Park clean-up, and the annual Sustainability Fair, which runs in tandem with JWU Global’s VegFest on April 25. The week kicked off with a visit from reuse expert Alex Eaves, a filmmaker, writer and “reuse pro.”

Topics: Sustainability

Sustainability Week: Making Earth Day Every Day at JWU

4/22/16 | To kick off Sustainability Week at JWU Providence, the BRIDGE Center and JWU Student Activists Supporting Sustainability (SASS) recently co-hosted a panel discussion titled “Rising Tide: Sustainability + Water Quality in RI.”

Although the topic was ostensibly sea-level rise — a crucial one for coastline-rich Rhode Island — the discussion constantly looped back to strategies for improving the JWU community’s waste-reduction efforts.

Topics: Sustainability Providence

JWU Providence Earns EPA Certificate for Food Waste Recycling

11/25/15 |

Johnson & Wales University’s Providence Campus has been awarded an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Food Recovery Achievement Certificate for food waste reduction.

Topics: Sustainability Providence