Bridget Sweet can simplify tips to maintain food safety before, during and after a natural disaster.

JWU EXPERT: Bridget Sweet


Areas of expertise: compliance and enforcement; computer crimes; cybersecurity; information security; investigations; identity fraud

JWU EXPERT: Nicholas Tella

Culinary Trends

Areas of expertise: conscious cuisine; food trends; food writing; menu development; molecular gastronomy


Retail Spending

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


Travel Trends

Areas of expertise: convention sales and services; hospitality marketing; hospitality trends; hotel trends; travel trends


JWU in the News

10.18.18 - In an interview with NBC 10 Consumer Advocate Emily Volz, Kristen Regine, professor in the College of Business, discussed the risks associated with trying on open Halloween masks and wigs when shopping. Watch now.

10.18.18 - Jonathan Harris, assistant professor in the College of Engineering & Design, led a collaborative class project with the City of Providence, Wickenden Area Merchants Association which resulted in the installation of 15 benches designed by a JWU students. Read more.

10.15.18 - Diane McCrohan, associate professor in the College of Business, discussed the decision made by Sears to file for Chapter 11 and close over 140 stores with NBC 10 reporter Michelle San Miguel. Watch now.

10.11.18 - Following the recently publicized deaths of two customers of the UK's Pret a Manger, Bridget Sweet, College of Culinary Arts executive director of food safety, describes the multiple challenges restaurants face when managing food safety measures in Forbes.

10.10.18 - Diane McCrohan shared her thoughts on the announced closure of Nordstrom at Providence Place Mall, the pending move in of Boscov's and the future of shopping malls with WPRI 12 reporter Steve Nielsen (watch), NBC 10 reporter Michelle San Miguel (watch) and The Providence Journal (read).

09.12.18 - Diane Saturri, associate professor in the College of Engineering & Design, spoke with Gene Valicenti on AM630/99.7FM and NBC 10 about the new iPhone and other products announced by Apple. Watch now.

09.11.18 - Oscar Chilabato, associate professor in the College of Business, joined NBC 10 anchor Gene Valicenti on his 3pm news program on NBC 10 to talk about the buzz and fallout from Nike's 30th anniversary Just Do It advertising campaign. Watch now.