August 20, 2019

Give a warm Wildcat welcome to JWU student-athletes, RAs, student leaders and international graduate students who are back on campus starting this week!

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Homecoming & Family Weekend    registration is live. Check out the full schedule of activities and events online. Early bird pricing available now through September 30.

Homecoming & Family Weekend registration is live. Check out the full schedule of activities and events online. Early bird pricing available now through September 30.

Photo and Video of the Week


State of the Campus
President Marie Bernardo-Sousa, LP.D., ’92 delivered her inaugural state of the campus address to Providence Campus staff on August 16. Before she closed her remarks, she shared a new video: Johnson & Wales 2019: ‘It’s Different Here.’

JWU Newsmakers

Michael Fein, dean of the John Hazen White College of Arts & Sciences, was profiled by Providence Business News as part of the publication’s “5 Questions With” column. Read more.

Amy Wagenfeld, associate professor of Occupational Therapy in the College of Health & Wellness, says a sense of isolation can be nearly as detrimental as a lack of physical activity for people with injuries and diseases. Read more in Providence Business News.

In an interview with Providence Business News, Kristen Regine, professor in the College of Business, discussed the evolution of Providence Place Mall and trends in the retail industry that indicate what the future may hold for shopping malls across the country. Read now.

Johnson & Wales was mentioned in a number of media stories highlighting the Rhode Island International Film Festival including Rhode Island Monthly, Providence Business News, Providence Daily Dose and the Cranston Herald.

The Newport Daily News ran a trio of stories highlighting three female executive chefs based in Newport, RI:

The July/August 2019 edition of Club Management, the official publication of the Club Management Association of America (CMAA), included the This Week at JWU story about College of Hospitality Management faculty and students who attended the New England Chapter's First Annual Faculty Private Club Immersion Tour in May.

JWU’s Occupational Therapy Doctorate program was spotlighted in the August issue of OT Practice, a magazine published monthly by the American Occupational Therapy Association.


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Campus Announcements

Reminders for the 2019-20 Academic Year
The start of the academic year for most graduate students begins on Monday, August 26. Undergraduate, MAT and MEd students will attend their first day of classes on Monday, September 9.

Academic calendars for 2019-20 have recently been updated. To view and download JWU academic calendars, visit the JWU website.

Providence Campus Commencement Dates
Graduate Commencement: May 1, 2020
Physician Assistant Studies Commencement: May 15, 2020
Undergraduate Commencement: May 23, 2020

Eat Healthy Recipe


Toasted Walnut and Sun-Dried Tomato Dip with Homemade Crackers
By: Jonathan Poyourow '03, RD, LD, CSCS, assistant professor, College of Culinary Arts

Looking for something else? Check out JWU’s Changing the Way the World Eats library of recipes.


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