Archives for "Food and dining"


September 23, 2008 1:57 pm

Lecture explores psychology of food choices

Paul Rozin, a psychology professor at the University of Pennsylvania, presents his findings on the moral, psychological and social factors involved in food choices in a lecture at Bates.


September 19, 2008 12:49 pm

'Omnivore's Dilemma' author Pollan to speak at Bates

One of the most prominent advocates for changing the culture of eating in the United States, Pollan has expressed a food philosophy stunning in its reach and simplicity: “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.”


September 15, 2008 12:00 pm

Bates College New Dorm: 280 College

A video of the new dorm on campus. Some call it New Rand, but it is officially called 280 College.


September 15, 2008 12:00 pm

Bates College New Commons Dining Facility

A video for Bates College Alumni to get a sense of what the new dining facility on campus looks like.


September 12, 2008 12:00 pm

NBC affiliate reports on $2.5 million gift for local, natural, organic foods

Bates’ purchase of local food is helping Maine farmers and food providers.


September 2, 2008 12:00 pm

$2.5 million gift helps inspire food-awareness initiative at Bates College

An unusual donation of $2.5 million to Bates College has increased the college’s already high use of local, organic and natural food.


September 2, 2008 9:24 am

Imber to address 2008 Convocation gathering

Celebrating its 154th academic year and the first day of classes, the Bates community will gather for Convocation at 4:10 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 3, on the historic Quad near Campus Avenue.
Margaret A. Imber, associate professor of classical and medieval studies, will deliver the 2008 Convocation address.


July 1, 2008 3:11 pm

Rho Beta Phi

At a college where the absence of fraternities has defined student life, what are we to make of the existence of the early-1960s mock fraternity Rho Beta Phi (“Roger Bill Fraternity”)?


July 1, 2008 2:59 pm

Place in the heart

While outdoors, she looked within and found a new sense of place


July 1, 2008 1:12 pm


Finding a bit of Bates in Somerville, yet needing to move on, fuels conflicting emotions in recent grads.