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LinkedIn Learning

In 2015, Linkedln acquired the on-demand training resource Lynda.com that Johnson & Wales University has made accessible to the community through the JWU Library website. Linkedln merged insights from its network with the best parts of Lynda.com to create a new and improved online learning and professional development experience, Linkedln Learning. This online platform has a new interface designed to make it easier for users to add business, software, technology, and creative skills to their professional toolbox. This resource is free to all active JWU students and employees and accessed at linkedinlearning.jwu.edu by using your JWU username and password from any desktop or mobile device.

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Open Streets 704 is Coming to JWU!

Open Streets 704 is Coming to JWU!

The streets will be OPEN
Sunday, September 15
1 - 5 p.m.

The route for the eighth Open Streets 704 event covers four miles between West End and Dilworth — and all the cool places in between!


Chris Plano, director of alumni relations, says, “JWU will have several areas set up outside of CHN area with games and activities for those passing by.  We will also be handing out baking & pastry desserts and water.”

Wellness Symposium

Sarah Shahab, MD, was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, bone marrow cancer, when she was 43-years-old. She was given three to six months to live. That was 10 years ago. “America is the cutting edge of medicine and no one could do anything. Plant medicine came to my rescue.”

That is why Dr. Shahab attended the first annual culinary wellness workshop: Farm to Fork, From Therapeutic to Lifestyle Culinary Solutions. The three-day wellness seminar was held at JWU (Aug 9-11) and hosted by Standard Process, a company dedicated to whole food nutrient solutions, located at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis. “As healthcare influencers, we address how to improve the state of health across America,” said John Troup, Ph.D., vice president of clinical science, education and innovation. “Culinary is at the intersection of nutrition science and making it practical - and realistic - to apply at home.” Read more.

JWU Olympiad 2019 - faculty/staff volunteers needed!

Fri - Sat, Sept 27-28
Times:  TBD 

 Volunteers are needed for the staff/faculty/alumni Olympiad team! This event is a great way to show our Wildcat pride, positively impact retention, and contribute to the overall student experience!

 If you would like to participate, email Chris Plano, or call ext. 1204.

 Even if you just want to cheer us on, we can use the support from the sidelines!