November 27, 2018

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Videos of the Week

College of Hospitality Management
One of JWU’s largest recruitment events is the open house. The program begins 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. During the last five weeks, This Week at JWU shared one of each six college videos. This is the final video in the series.

JWU Providence Early Acceptance Surprise
Members of JWU Admissions visited Lincoln-Sudbury High School in Massachusetts to surprise applicant James (Jamie) Patrick Min-Soo Helsingius with an early acceptance letter.

Mom and dad were there to join in on the excitement. Welcome to the Wildcat family, Jamie!

JWU Newsmakers

  • Nicholas Tella, director of information security and adjunct professor in the College of Engineering & Design, tells University Business that computer users should be made aware of the importance of computer policies, and how they align with a university’s values and obligations. Read more. Tella was also recently interviewed by ABC6 reporter Rebecca Turco about how consumers can prevent porch pirates from stealing your online home deliveries and personal information. Read more.

  • In an interview with NBC 10 Consumer Advocate Emily Volz, Kristen Regine, professor in the College of Business, examined the return policies of retailers and the potential for consumers to be banned from making returns.
    Watch now.

  • On Friday, November 23, Diane McCrohan, associate professor in the College of Business, talked about Black Friday and holiday retail with Dan Paquet on the WPRO Morning News. On Saturday, November 24, McCrohan was featured on WPRI’s Saturday Morning News with Steve Klamkin. She was also a guest in studio for 10 News Conference with NBC 10’s Gene Valicenti to discuss the changing retail landscape of Rhode Island and the United States. Watch now.

  • When Mark Soliday, associate instructor in the College of Culinary Arts, is not teaching at JWU, he and his wife run "Confectionery Designs," in Rehoboth, Mass. The Providence Journal ran a full feature on the artistry and design they produce. Read "Thankful for dessert."

  • Michael Budziszek, associate professor in the John Hazen White College of Arts & Sciences, sat down with WPRI 12 reporter Caroline Goggin to talk about the impact global warming is having on the more frequent and large scale fires occurring in California. Watch now. Budziszek was also a guest on the TV program Dan Yorke State of Mind to discuss the same topic and  the impact of climate change. Watch now.

  • The Providence Business News covered the recent Henry P. Kendall Foundation’s $250,000 grant awarded to JWU, RISD and Farm Fresh RI. Read now.

  • The Public’s Radio environmental reporter Avory Brookins interviewed Evan Villari, assistant professor in the John Hazen White College of Arts & Sciences, about his documentary on Providence Water and the history of the reservoir. The interview aired in its entirety on 89.3FM on November 14. Listen now.

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