Students celebrate Halloween at UMass with costumes and lobster, a tradition with a disputed history.
A section of Auxiliary Enterprises uses events and cooperation with local organizations to fight hunger in the Amherst area.
A branch of Auxiliary Services says they have become a national leader in sustainable waste practices.
The stadium’s menu now features sushi and lobster on game day.
Dining Services made the pledge following a 4,000-student survey conducted in April.
School situated in the losing state to send a local seafood special dinner to winner as part of a friendly wager.
The event brought students and faculty together to talk about creating a more sustainable food system at UMass.
With 25 percent of waste in Massachusetts currently coming from food materials and organic waste, UMass is using its dining halls to support a recent ban on commercial food waste.
A grand opening ceremony of the newly renovated Hampshire dining common is planned for Tuesday
The Hampshire Dining Commons will shut down for renovations at the end of the semester and will reopen in mid-August of next year.
Hampshire Dining Commons will be closed for Columbus Day weekend to cut back on costs and waste.
The dining commons on campus now have regular daily foods that involve the use of peanut butter.
As students returned to school this past week, they were welcomed with a newly-renovated Campus Center Concourse.
Over 600 people gathered in front of Berkshire Dining Commons Saturday morning to partake in the University of Massachusetts’ third annual 5K Dash and Dine.
The University of Massachusetts has implemented several strategies to break their monthly streak of wasting 30,000 pounds of food.
UMass Dining Services has gradually increased its selection of locally grown produce into its dining halls over the past few years. Today, UMass purchases 27 percent of its produce from local farms, up from 15 percent in 2006.
Ken Toong, executive director of Auxiliary Enterprises at UMass, has made a friendly food wager with an NYU official, based upon the result of the upcoming Super Bowl.
Auxiliary Enterprises intend to spend $69 million in renovations over the next six years.
UMass Dining commons are making the switch to cage-free eggs in an effort to be more sustainable.
In about a month and a half’s time, the newest mobile meal machine to hit the streets of UMass is experiencing early success and high praise from the campus community.