Valentine's Day Desserts

Areas of expertisemodern plated desserts, ice cream; sorbet, neo-classic desserts, savory sweet desserts; molecular techniques

CULINARY EXPERT: Jaime Davis Schick '07, CEPC

Valentine’s Day for the Lonely or Brokenhearted

Areas of expertise: bereavement support; counseling psychology; counseling theory; emotional intelligence; grief support; social sciences; trauma; suicide; accidental overdose

ARTS & SCIENCES EXPERT: Mari Dias, Ed.D.

Valentine’s Day Retail Spending

Areas of expertise: retail; consumer spending; big box chains; consumer behavior; customer service; marketing; social media; black friday

BUSINESS EXPERT: Kristen Regine

JWU in the News

02.14.19 - The Korean beauty industry continues to grow in popularity. Kristen Regine, professor in the College of Business, sat down with NBC 10 Consumer Advocate Emily Volz to explain why the products are popular and how consumers can make informed purchasing choices. Watch now.

02.13.19 - Kristen Regine discussed why retailers are considering going cashless in store with the Gotham Gazette. Read more.

02.12.19 - In an interview with NBC 10 Consumer Advocate Emily Volz, Kristen Regine reviewed data published by the National Retail Federation indicating that despite fewer consumers celebrating Valentine's Day, sales are expected to reach a record $20.7 billion in 2019. Watch now

02.11.19 - Tim Howes, professor in the College of Business, was interviewed by the Providence Journal about the future of convenience stores, and how companies are adjusting business models to compete with e-commerce. Read more.

01.31.19 - Oscar Chilabato, associate professor in the College of Business, discussed the changing advertising landscpae and what viewers can expect in this year's Super Bowl commercials with ABC 6. Watch now.

01.30.19 - Elizabeth Covino, associate professor, College of Hospitality Management, weighs in on the renewed observations of the 2017 Fyre Festival's mishaps. Read the perspectives of event management experts  on the International Live Events Association (ILEA) website.

01.29.19 - In an interview with WPRI 12 Consumer Investigator Susan Campbell, Nicholas Tella, director of information security and adjunct professor in the College of Engineering & Design, discussed a FaceTime glitch allowing users to eavesdrop on Apple iPhone and Mac devices. Watch now.

01.17.19 - Katie Davin, CHSE, associate professor, College of Hospitality Management, summarizes the value that all levels of sales brings to the industry despite the easy access of online booking platforms and rate information. Read: Do we still need salespeople."