Archives for "Food and dining"


March 2, 2007 9:23 am

College offices closed due to inclement weather

Due to inclement weather, Bates College offices are closed Friday, Mar. 2.


February 26, 2007 4:12 pm

U.S. Rep. Michaud takes 'green' tour of college

“What I see happening here at Bates is definitely going in the right direction,” said U.S. Rep. Michael Michaud, D-Maine, during a “green tour” of Bates Feb. 20.


January 9, 2007 11:57 am

Campus Construction Updates: Week of Jan. 8

Campus Construction Updates: Week of Jan. 8

About nine months remain before students move into the new student housing, adjacent to Rand Hall.


October 10, 2006 9:40 am

Groundbreaking ceremony for new $30 million dining Commons

Bates symbolically broke ground Oct. 7 during Parents & Family Weekend for a new dining Commons scheduled to open in January 2008. The new Commons will occupy space between Garcelon Field and Alumni Gym, bordering Central Avenue.


September 12, 2006 12:00 am

Food historian to discuss rise of Creole cultures in African Diaspora

Food historian and cookbook author Jessica B. Harris, professor of special programs and associate professor of English at Queens College, City University of New York, will give a talk titled “The Rise of Creole Cultures in the African Diaspora” at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave., Bates College. The public is invited to attend the lecture, sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, at no charge. For more information, please call the Multicultural Center at 207-786-8376.


August 26, 2005 10:31 am

Dining Services receives industry award

Bates College Dining Services was one of two colleges to share a silver award in the 2005 Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards, presented annually by the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS).


January 26, 2005 1:31 pm

Annual International Dinner to assist tsunami relief

The Bates College International Club hosts its annual International Dinner Sunday, Jan. 30, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building.


March 28, 2003 10:25 am

No-meat pledge raises $1,200 for Lewiston charity

People Eating Plants, a student group promoting diets free of animal products, has raised nearly $1,200 for a Lewiston charity.


March 14, 2003 2:07 pm

Noted vegetarian chef to visit in observance of Great American Meatout

Ken Bergeron, author of the award-winning cookbook “Professional Vegetarian Cooking,” will visit for two days of vegan food preparation with students and Dining Services staff. We welcome media coverage of the event, which marks the 19th anniversary of the Great American Meatout, the world’s largest diet education campaign, on March 20.


September 7, 2001 3:47 pm

Bates Dining Services garners award in lobster recipe competition

A Bates College culinary team snared a bronze medal in the Seventh Annual Governor’s Great Taste of Maine lobster recipe competition, held recently at the Blaine House in Augusta.