The coronavirus pandemic has had devastating effects on the restaurant business. Experts estimate that more than 20,000 restaurants have closed their doors permanently and many more are likely to follow. Some restaurants, however, have been quite resourceful in figuring out ways to survive, if not exactly thrive. In many locales, outdoor dining has been a key to survival in conditions where demand and capacity have been reduced. Takeaway and delivery programs have also played a part in the new normal for restaurants.
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As restaurants struggle to stay in business and dining rooms across the country close due to COVID-19, food delivery apps—like Uber Eats, Grubhub, DoorDash, or Just Eat—have picked up steam.
Choosing a career in nutrition means you can play a key role not only in guiding individual eating habits but also in promoting community health. Nutrition professionals serve in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and even food processing plants. Their work encompasses education, emotional support, management, and more.
A Master of Science in Nutrition can provide a clear path forward for those looking to make their mark as nutritionists, health coaches, and in the many other fields outlined below:
JWU professors, like students, are experiencing the “new normal” during the global pandemic, COVID-19. In this series, we’ll explore how they are navigating their day-to-day, both inside and outside the online classroom, and their observations of the world.
Now more than ever, remote learning and working are becoming increasingly prevalent in our world, and with that comes a demand for more instructional designers. What is an instructional designer? You could call them the masterminds behind remote schooling and professional training. Instructional designers work with industry experts to translate their knowledge of the subject or job into a palpable online learning experience.
Considering that Apple launched the App Store 12 years ago, the majority of Generation Z, the age range of today’s college students, has likely never owned a mobile device without apps. Out of the now millions to choose from--2.6 million Android offerings and 2.2 million on iOS--according to Business of Apps’ 2019 count, surely there are a few that make staying on track with your studies and organized a little easier. Here are our picks for the top apps for college students.
When Fall 2020 courses begin next week, all undergraduate courses will be offered on a semester calendar instead of a term calendar.
What does this mean? Instead of having four 11-week terms (Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer), undergraduates will be taking courses over a traditional 16-week-long semester (Fall, Spring, and Summer). Each semester will be split into two sessions (for example, Fall I and Fall II). Students will have the opportunity to take a semester-long 16-week course, if they wish, in addition to their session coursework.
Those with entrepreneurial dreams often set their sights on the restaurant business.
However, while there is always a demand for great food at interesting locales, the restaurant business is a particularly challenging one to enter into. It's always been a challenge for up-and-coming restaurateurs to break into the industry, but the recent COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in a handful of new and overwhelming challenges for even the most experienced restaurant owners.