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Relevant. Inspiring. Informed. Direct from the experts — our industry-experienced faculty and staff —these posts give you the insight you need to become knowledgeable in your career, a better online learner, and a leader in your field.
It’s 2019, and the topic of sustainability—whether it relates to retail, general living practices, or tourism—is top of mind for most consumers. As a traveler, it might seem like the best way to “go green” is to Uber more, drive less, and recycle when you can. But there are so many other things you can do in addition to become a sustainable traveler who is contributing to a lower carbon footprint and a better world for future generations.
The Boston Bruins are competing in the Stanley Cup Finals for the third time this decade as they battle the St. Louis Blues for the National Hockey League championship. The Bruins swept the Blues for the Stanley Cup in 1970 as Bobby Orr scored his iconic “flying goal” to cap the series. This series is much different as both teams are evenly matched and the series looks to be one that may go the full seven games.
A sociology degree is a broad field of study which opens the door to a number of career opportunities. But it’s not always obvious what jobs in sociology are available. If you’re interested in pursuing a bachelor’s in sociology, you might be wondering: What can I do with a sociology degree? Where can I work? What fields, industries and jobs are open to me? Do I need to further my education in order to start my career?
Some people think that learning online is a solitary experience. Unlike the camaraderie that occurs in a traditional college classroom, it’s assumed that online students fly solo — when in fact at Johnson & Wales University Online, nothing could be farther from the truth.
From day one, JWU Online students are surrounded by a support system. Chief among them is a dedicated academic advisor, who helps ensure students' success before they log in to the first class through when they complete their very last assignment and graduate.
Earlier this month, Dressbarn, a women’s clothing retailer, announced that it would be closing all 650 of its stores after almost 60 years. Though the retailer did not list a timeline for its closure, the announcement came as a shock to shoppers who enjoy the company’s products. It did not, however, shock those who understand the modern retail and business marketplace.
The workers sat in even rows, all intently absorbing information from the presenter who was standing at a podium next to the presentation screen. Pens and notebooks in hand, everyone feverishly took notes on each passing slide. The topic they were studying was much different from the usual day-to-day business.