May 2, 2018

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JWU Newsmakers

  • On April 28, Jennifer Pereira, associate professor in the College of Culinary Arts, joined Steve Klamkin on his Saturday morning WPRO radio show to discuss JWU’s partnership with the Isle Brewers Guild for the craft brewing certificate program. This program is also featured in the Providence Business News. Read more.

  • Kristen Regine, professor in the College of Business, discussed a new delivery service available to Amazon Prime members with WPRI 12 Consumer Investigator Susan Campbell. Watch now.

  • In its business round-up section, The South County Independent highlighted the recent partnership between JWU Design students and the South County Art Association, noting, “This experiential education opportunity has become a cornerstone of the JWU design program.” Read more.

  • On April 26, Providence Business News held its annual C-Suite Awards, recognizing outstanding business leaders in Rhode Island. Mim L. Runey, LPD, chief operating officer and Providence Campus president, was recognized with the Career Achiever Award. In a recent article, PBN editor Mark Murphy discussed how challenges define success among this year’s winners (read more). The publication also interviewed President Runey about her career and efforts to steer JWU toward food’s global influence (read more).

  • JWU was included in an American Heart Association's online article, “How much does your doctor actually know about nutrition?” and it featured students from Brown University’s medical school taking part in JWU’s Food + Health course. Read more.

Photos of the Week

Abou-Ganim, who penned The Modern Mixologist: Contemporary Classic Cocktails, visited JWU to share some of his best secrets from his 30-plus years behind the bar. He was recognized as a Distinguished Visiting Lecturer by the College of Hospitality Management. Read more

JWU's Sustainability Week took place April 18-28. Students participated in events such as tree plantings off and on campus, a visit to Bigelow Brook Aquaponic Farm, and yoga by the water.