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JOHNSON & WALES University announced it will reduce its total workforce of 2,400 by approximately 3 percent, affecting about 72 employees across the school’s four campuses.

JWU plans 3 percent workforce cut

PROVIDENCE – Johnson & Wales University on Thursday announced it will reduce its total workforce of 2,400 by approximately 3 percent, affecting about 72...
WEDDING MECCA: A renowned culinary scene along with mansions and beaches have helped Rhode ­Island become a wedding-destination mecca. Pictured, Christen and Peter Amenta celebrate their marriage at the Castle Hill Inn & Resort in Newport on June 16, 2013.  / PBN PHOTO/KATE WHITNEY LUCEY

Weddings and small businesses – a Rhode Island love affair

Home to mansions and beaches, museums, historical ­architecture and a renowned culinary scene – Rhode Island has everything you’d want in a wedding-destination mecca,...
LASTING SUPPORT: Oscar Chilabato, associate professor of marketing and Ad Team co-adviser at Johnson & Wales University, has been supporting JWU students at the National Student Advertising Competition for 19 years. For the first time in the program’s history, the team took first place at this year’s competition in New Orleans. / COURTESY JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY

Real-world experiences helping prepare JWU, URI marketing majors

Michael Gotera, a Nevada native, wasn’t sure what to study when he began as a freshman at Johnson & Wales University in Providence but...
AN ADVERTISING TEAM from Johnson & Wales University placed first in the National Student Advertising Competition held by the American Advertising Federation.

JWU student advertising team wins national advertising competition

PROVIDENCE - Johnson & Wales University’s advertising team placed first in the 2017 National Student Advertising Competition, held by the American Advertising Federation in New...

Hsu named new JWU provost

PROVIDENCE - In a statement Thursday, Johnson & Wales University announced Lily S. Hsu will serve as the school's new provost and Billye W. Auclair will...
FILLING A VOID: Benjamin Sukle, pictured in his kitchen at Oberlin, says he decided to open the restaurant, his second, because he wanted a place where people could get “some slices of fish, a pasta and some really good wine,” adding, “that’s a void I think needed to be filled.” / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

National acclaim hasn’t stopped JWU grad Benjamin Sukle from focusing on...

Benjamin Sukle has spent nearly a decade perfecting his culinary craft in Rhode Island. After graduating from Johnson & Wales University with a B.A....
GIVE THE PEOPLE WHAT THEY WANT: Chef Benjamin Sukle combines a refined sense of the possibilities of food today with an appreciation for his customers’ tastes, and the combination has brought him national ­acclaim. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

R.I.’s restaurant scene makes strong and tasty connections

When was the last time you had an in-depth conversation with one of the nation’s up-and-coming chefs? Never, because whenever you see one, he...
THE RASPBERRY PI Foundation's single-board computers (above) are designed to serve as educational tools to teach basic programmer and hardware skills to students in grades K-12. /COURTESY RASPBERRY PI FOUNDATION

JWU to host Raspberry Pi training for teachers

PROVIDENCE – The Raspberry Pi Foundation, a national organization to promote the study of computer science in schools, has selected Johnson & Wales University...
READY TO EAT: Maggie R. Mulvena, owner of meal-delivery service Feast & Fettle, brings an order for a Lincoln family to the company van. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Selling a story key to food-startup success

Meal-delivery service Feast & Fettle managed to grow during its first year in business thanks in part to an evolving, cost-effective marketing strategy, says...
CLEARED TO BUILD: Dwayne Keys, chairman of the South Providence Neighborhood Association, stands outside the former Flynn Elementary School on Blackstone Street, where a developer has proposed a $30 million to $40 million mixed-use project. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Some of Providence’s poorest neighborhoods are attracting developers. Residents want a...

Doug Victor, a 32-year resident of the Elmwood neighborhood in South Providence, wants to encourage economic development there that will help create jobs and...
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