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

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.

07.21.21 - Tim Howes, associate professor in the College of Business, tells 12 News Consumer Investigator Gina Marini inflation is cuasing widespread price increases. Watch now.

07.13.21 - To find out just how healthy – or not – Yoplait's new Skittles flavor really is, Mashed spoke with Elizabeth Klingbeil, a registered dietician nutritionist and an assistant professor in the College of Health & Wellness. Read more

07.09.21Providence Business News recently explored how the hospitality industry can attract and retain workers at it emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic. Jason Evans, dean of the College of Food Innovation & Technology, and Michael Sabitoni, department chair, food & beverage management and international travel and toursim studies in the College of Hospitality Management, both shared their thoughts and vision for the future. Read more.

07.09.21 - In an interview with 12 News Anchor Kim Kalunian, Roger Achille, professor in the College of Business, discussed whether or not a 4-day work week is feasible for the United States. Watch now.

07.07.21 - As part of Providence Business News' 5 Questions column, Jonathan Harris, associate professor in the College of Engineering & Design, discussed the future of the Crook Point Bascule Bridge, the design industry in Rhode Island, and how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted design. Read more.

07.05.21 - Diane McCrohan, associate professor and chair of the marketing in the College of Business, tells 12 News Consumer Investigator Gina Marini that the pandemic is to blame for higher grocery prices. Watch now.

06.29.21 - Paul Sylvestre, professor and chair of the criminal justice department in the John Hazen White College of Arts & Sciences, tells the Providence Journal it is now time to address mental health in law enforcement. Read his opinion piece now.