October 30, 2018


Eat Healthy

The Vegetarian Bounty of the Ocean: Seaweed
By Chef Elaine R. Cwynar, CCP

New England's fall harvest is bountiful and beautiful. We are familiar with the reds of apples and the oranges of pumpkins. But, did you know that fall also signals the beginning of a new crop of vegetables? October marks the start of the growing season of sea vegetable. Scientifically categorized as macro algae, these ancient vegetables, commonly known as seaweed, are thought to be over a billion years old. Chef Cwynar shares a few ways to incorporate sea vegetables in to your own meal plan.
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Video of the Week

JWU staff and faculty continue their work to make sure every interaction with a prospective student and family is a positive and memorable experience. On Saturday, October 20, JWU hosted its first open house for the 2018-19 year. One of JWU’s largest recruitment events is the open house. The program began with an overview of the institution and college in which the prospective student is interested. This year, new videos featuring JWU students and faculty have been produced for this audience only. Each week, This Week at JWU will share one of the six college videos. Stay tuned!

Next up: College of Business

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  • Evan Villari, assistant professor in the John Hazen White College of Arts & Sciences, is reaching the history of Rhode Island’s water supply system for a documentary he hopes to complete by 2020. He discussed his preliminary research and concerns about the reservoir’s future with The Public’s Radio reporter Avory Brookins. Read more.

Photo of the Week


It takes a lot to share the most difficult parts of your life to a room full of strangers — but last week, Jeffrey Scott Hornoff stood on stage in front of a packed audience in Schneider Auditorium and told the story of how he was wrongfully convicted of first-degree murder. This program was presented by Criminal Justice, Humanities, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology. Read more.

Campus Announcements

Inclement Weather Procedures
Read a recent memo about JWU’s inclement weather procedures from LeRoy Rose, director of Campus Safety & Security.