October 13, 2009 10:48 am
“Bates College stood out as a best-practice example showing a broad level of impact across many aspects of sustainability.”
October 1, 2009 12:59 pm
University Business magazine has awarded Bates a “Dining Hall of Distinction” award for having the country’s best “self-operated dining program.”…
September 24, 2009 2:09 pm
Dear Bates Community Members, Where we are We write again to keep everyone informed about H1N1. While we have not…
May 1, 2009 11:39 am
As part of an environmental studies requirement, Molly Mylius ’11 will help create an herb garden next to new dining Commons building.
February 24, 2009 3:17 pm
While Sylvan Ellefson ’09 hasn’t banished sweets or Commons crispitos from his diet, he has honed an understanding of what…
February 16, 2009 4:22 pm
Bates Dining pizza chef Tina Vallerand performs her wizardry at the brick oven in the new Bates Dining Commons. A favorite of Bates students, Commons pizza is one of many popular choices that appears regularly on the Bates Dining menu.
January 16, 2009 3:50 pm
While Sylvan Ellefson ’09 hasn’t banished sweets or Commons crispitos from his diet, he’s honed an understanding of what his body needs to perform at peak level.
November 22, 2008 3:30 pm
The Harvest Meal is Bates’ own little Thanksgiving feast. It’s the school’s way of sending Batesies off to vacation happy and full of delicious food. The dining staff decorates all of Commons with festive decorations (including Christmas Trees, Ice Sculptures, and many other holiday-themed items) and sets up a Thanksgiving buffet with all the trimmings. Check the unbelievable menu out here.
November 1, 2008 3:09 pm
Conversations about food remind us that a liberal education prepares the whole human being for life.
November 1, 2008 2:22 pm
It’s common knowledge that the late actor Paul Newman once asked Bates to recast its Newman Day tradition. The evidence is this 1987 letter from the actor to then-President T. Hedley Reynolds.
What’s not been known until now is how Newman probably learned about the Bates tradition. That part of the story involves the person copied on the letter, Laurette Cousineau (now Carle), Class of ’86.