Cyberattacks on the Rise

Nicholas Tella, director of information security and adjunct professor in the College of Engineering & Design, tells NBC 10 that cyberattacks are on the rise and more employee training is needed to combat efforts by offenders to access sensitive information.

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Grocery Prices Increasing

Diane McCrohan told TODAY NBC: "As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, grocery prices noticeably increased for consumers. Overall, there was a year-to-year increase of about 6%, which Americans felt in their wallets." She also shared tips for consumer looking to slash their grocery budget.

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JWU in the News

08.17.21 - As vaccine mandates become more frequent, some unions are threatening legal action. Roger Achille, professor in the College of Business, tells The Boston Globe's Brian Amaral things are different in union settings, where management and employees work under collective bargaining agreements. Read more.

08.17.21 Consumer Reports consulted TJ Delle Donne, assistant dean in the College of Food Innovation & Technology, and other experts to find out if shrimp are good for consumers. Read more.

08.12.21 - NBC 10 Consumer Advocate Emily Volz spoke with Kristen Regine, professor in the College of Business, and learn that consumer should expect fewer deals and higher prices for back-to-school shopping. Watch now.

08.03.21 - Magnus Thorsson, associate professor in the College of Business joined The Bartholomewtown podcast to discuss JWU's cannabis entrepreneurship program and the future of the cannabis industry in Rhode Island and the United States. Listen now.

07.31.21 - Diane McCrohan, assocaite professor and chair of marketing in the College of Business, tells NBC 10 that retailers are trying to recoup more than $1 billion in consumer spending for the Halloween season. Watch now.

07.28.21 - In an interview with 12 News Consumer Investigator Gina Marini, Nicholas Tella, director of information security and adjunct professor in the College of Engineering & Design, says as the workforce transitioned to a remote work environment, the risks for cyberattacks have increased. Watch now.