Food Safety

Areas of expertisefood safety; food safety modernization act; HACCP; integrated pest management; preventive controls qualified individual; public health; regulatory compliance and enforcement

CULINARY EXPERT: Bridget Sweet, REHS/RS, CP-FS

Information Security

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

JWU EXPERT: Nicholas Tella

JWU in the News

11.29.19 - Kristen Regine, professor in the College of Business, joined Lindsay Iadeluca on Studio 10 to discuss the deals consumers can expect on Cyber Monday, and what retailers are doing to encourage consumers to spend this holiday season. Watch now

11.26.19 - A commentary by Heather Cosimini, assistant professor in the John Hazen White College of Arts & Sciences, was published in The Warwick Beacon (read) and The Day (read). The piece highlights the many ways people can maintain self-care and personal wellbeing during the holiday season. 

11.26.19 Diane McCrohan, associate professor in the College of Business, was featured in the WPRI 12 consumer story on the importance of Black Friday to retailers, especially in 2019, which has six fewer shopping days between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Watch now

11.25.19 - In an interview with WPRI 12’s Ted Nesi, Diane McCrohan discussed the future of Providence Place Mall and how it can stay vibrant and relevant for consumers for the next 20 years. Watch now

11.22.19 - In an article published by The Huffington Post on the 9 ways retailers trick consumers into spending money on Black Friday, Diane McCrohan warned that tactics include strategic store layout, inflated original prices and fear of missing out (FOMO). Read more

11.22.19 - One Thanksgiving battle could have been settled if JWU Chef Peter Kelly, associate professor, College of Culinary Arts, had been invited. Read "The great Thanksgiving dessert battle" in the Philadelphia Sun

11.22.19 - The hospitality industry's slow creep towards sustainability initiatives is not for lack of incentives. College of Hospitality Management Professor Bryan Lavin cites the multitude of reasons, from public outcry to burdensome expenses, in the Providence Business News. (Subscription)

11.20.19 - "Traditionally, we used to think of culinary education as just working behind a hot line," Susan Marshall, interim dean, College of Culinary Arts, says in the latest issue of Rhode Island Monthly Magazine. "That's not true anymore." Read why that is.

11.11.19 - Kevin DeJesus, assistant professor in the John Hazen White College of Arts & Sciences, joined Scott Rotondo on 990WBOB on his radio program to discuss the successes and challenges of United States foreign policy. Listen now.

11.06.19 - Some Mexican “favorites” are actually all but nonexistent in Mexico. Matt Britt, assistant professor, College of Culinary Arts, notes that chimichangas, deep fried burritos, could only fly in America. Read "Eight popular Mexican foods you actually won’t find in Mexico," Reader's Digest.