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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.
In response to allegations that YouTube illegally collected personal data from children, Google has agreed to a monumental settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
The Johnson & Wales University College of Online Education is pleased to announce our Summer Term dean's list for 2019. Undergraduate students with a GPA of 3.40 or higher achieve dean's list status. Congratulations!
As we begin new courses and a new semester—and I say “we” because I recently began my master’s program at JWU—let us remember that success comes with proper preparation, time-management, and focus. A lot of focus.
If you’re worried about starting your courses online, don’t be! Read the following advice from my JWU Online colleagues, all of whom completed one of their degrees online. You got this, wildcat!
“What helped me was to create a calendar with intentional days that are for studying only.”
—David Cartwright, Dean of the College of Online Education
Returning to school to earn your graduate degree can be tough, especially when there’s work to do and tuition to pay. A previous graduate of Johnson & Wales University, 22-year-old Shaunya Noble knows this firsthand.
The Johnson & Wales University College of Online Education is pleased to announce our Spring Term dean's list for 2019. Undergraduate students with a GPA of 3.40 or higher achieve dean's list status. Congratulations!
On a Thursday night in June of 2017, I found myself staring down the barrel of a handgun, aiming at a distant paper target. I had never held a gun before in my life. My range officer had his hand on my shoulder to keep me steady. Peering through the sight, I lined it up and pulled the trigger. It had more resistance than I imagined and the kickback, though minor, sent a shock down my spine.
Happy Summer! It’s time to unwind, explore, and enjoy yourself. But before you head out on your next adventure, consider these top travel tips from our experts:
Planning & Packing
1. Plan ahead.
2. Use an experienced travel agent to get the best rates.
3. Consider buying travel insurance.
4. Go over your itinerary before packing.