Food Safety

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


Information Security

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

JWU EXPERT: Nicholas Tella

JWU in the News

06.14.19 - Why are the big 3 casual-dining chains - Olive Garden, Maggiano's, and Carrabba's Carrabba's - facing more competition than ever? College of Hospitality Management Professor Brian Warrener notes in Sapore Magazine that millennials might perceive, rightly or wrongly, the meals aren’t prepared from scratch.

06.12.19 - Chowder or "chowda" – Rhode Island's recipe for "clear" is the original. College of Culinary Arts Associate Professor Jack Chiaro affirms its historical standing and promising future as a sustainable seafood choice in USA Today's 10Best.

06.10.19 - In an interview with China Daily, Kristen Regine, professor in the College of Business, said of cashless retail: "There has been a shift in consumer behavior over the past 20 years, where we are just using more plastic than we are cash." Read more.

06.07.19 - Chef Wyatt Maguire '03, College of Culinary Arts instructor, will be teaching Kids and Teens Culinary Summer Camps. A Rhode Island native, he has travelled the world through fine dining and plans to give his students a similar international journey. Read how in the Providence Business News.

05.27.19 - Whether it's for a holiday BBQ or weeknight family meal, Bridget Sweet, REHS/RS, CP-FS, JWU executive director of Food Safety, has some myth-busting facts on safe temperatures for meat. See her ABC6 Providence interview.

05.27.19 - In an interview with the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Amy Wagenfeld, associate professor of occupational therapy, said housing that is not properly designed can cause preventable disabilities and unnecessarily force seniors to live at lower levels of physical movement and independence. Read more.

05.23.19 - College of Hospitality Management Associate Professor Katie Davin has advice on landing the best hotel deals, which apps to check, and avoiding expensive amenity and resort fees now that summer travel is officially underway. Watch the ABC6 Summer Kickoff series.

05.21.19 - "We’re doing a course correction," Diane McCrohan said during an interview with WPRI12 Consumer Investigator Susan Campbell about the closing of Dressbarn and the retail outlook for 2019. "In the '90s, we expanded like crazy and we have too much retail square footage." Watch now

05.13.19 - In an article in FSR Magazine, Michael Sabitoni, CHE, department chair and associate professor, College of Hospitality Management, is optimistic that Friendly's restaurants can rebound, but notes that the brand needs to do better connecting with younger customers.

05.10.19 - On WGBH, Tim Howesassociate professor in the College of Business, discussed the announced merger of Boston Beer Works and Dogfish Head. Listen now.