November 7, 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? Read more.

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!

Watch now: College of Culinary Arts

  • Emily Lynch, Ph.D., assistant professor in the John Hazen White College of Arts & Sciences, was a guest panelist along with ABC 6 anchor Christina Myers and The Public's Radio political reporter Ian Donnis for the ABC 6 Providence Mayoral Debate on October 30. Watch now. (pictured right)

  • On November 5, Tim Howes, associate professor in the College of Business, spoke with Mark Herz at Boston NPR about the decision made by the parent company of Papa Gino’s and D’Angelo’s to file for Chapter 11 and close locations across the country. Listen now.

Campus Announcement

Emergency Drill: Feedback and Update Contact Information

On Monday, October 29, JWU’s emergency notification system (ENS) was activated to conduct two drills to test the campus’ lockdown procedures. Emergency Management is requesting your feedback to learn what actions you took when you received the alert. Please follow the link to complete a brief survey by Friday, November 9: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/6Q983TC.  

Four text messages were sent on October 29. If you did not receive the text messages, then you have 

  1. not provided the university with your cellphone number

  2. given the university’s ENS an incorrect cellphone number

  3. opted out from JWU text notifications by texting “STOP”

If you did not receive the text messages and would like to have your cellphone number included in the JWU emergency notification system please send an email to ens.pvd@jwu.edu by November 9 providing your full name and your cellphone number, including area code,hank you for your cooperation.