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Wednesday

October 21, 2015 5:10 pm

Seven dining lessons from seven years of ‘new’ Bates Commons

Seven dining lessons from seven years of ‘new’ Bates Commons

By opening the “new” Commons seven years ago, Bates leveraged traditional qualities of community, sustainability, and excellence in its dining operation.

Monday

October 5, 2015 3:10 pm

Purposeful Work Unplugged to present Dining Services’ Schwartz, Lacey

Purposeful Work Unplugged to present Dining Services’ Schwartz, Lacey

The two executives in charge of Bates College Dining Services share lessons from their lives and careers in a Purposeful Work Unplugged Q&A on Oct. 7.

Tuesday

July 8, 2014 11:00 am

Slideshow: Students serve farm-to-table dinner at Nezinscot Farm

Slideshow: Students serve farm-to-table dinner at Nezinscot Farm

Theory meets practice as students learned just where their food, quite literally, gets born.

Tuesday

June 24, 2014 12:32 pm

Video: Making bread while reducing waste is Dining Services’ recipe for sustainability

Video: Making bread while reducing waste is Dining Services’ recipe for sustainability

At home, they’re called leftovers. In the parlance of Bates Dining Services, they’re called “extras.” Either way, having food remaining…

Tuesday

May 13, 2014 2:42 pm

Video: Students dish out creativity in Iron Chef competition

Video: Students dish out creativity in Iron Chef competition

Seven students create dishes from their own recipes, with the “theme ingredient” being food available in Commons.

Thursday

April 3, 2014 1:58 pm

2014 Watson Fellow Brian Kennedy

2014 Watson Fellow Brian Kennedy

Brian Kennedy, an economics major from Port Washington, N.Y., is one of two Bates College seniors to receive 2014 Watson Fellowships.

Wednesday

August 28, 2013 10:35 am

Summer Student Work: On Vermont farm, Lubetkin ’16 raises awareness of community programs

Summer Student Work: On Vermont farm, Lubetkin ’16 raises awareness of community programs

Megan Lubetkin ’16 raised not only produce and livestock, but awareness of programs such as food shares for families in need and cooking classes for at-risk and refugee youth.

Wednesday

July 31, 2013 4:41 pm

Bates earns third star for ‘green’ dining, joining just five other schools in category

Bates earns third star for ‘green’ dining, joining just five other schools in category

Bates Dining recently earned a third star for its sustainability rating from the Green Restaurant Association.

Thursday

July 25, 2013 2:33 pm

Dining, Conferences and Campus Events, Fall 2013

Over the summer the new Office of Dining, Conferences and Campus Events has implemented some exciting and innovative changes. Most…

Wednesday

April 10, 2013 12:14 pm

Bangor Daily News quotes biologist Ambrose in story on worm digger dispute

Bangor Daily News quotes biologist Ambrose in story on worm digger dispute

Bates marine biologist Will Ambrose says that coastal worm diggers don’t do significant harm to clams.