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The Blue & Gray Press | March 25, 2017

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Student feel lack of adequate options in UC for students with dietary restrictions

March 15, 2017 | 1

By GINNY BIXBY

After a long day of classes many students look forward to winding down and having a relaxing meal at the dining hall. However, for students with allergies and other dietary restrictions, they often find themselves asking what can they eat? Although management claims the University Center offers meals suitable for all, UMW students are taking issue with the dining hall menu, finding that it lacks adequate options for students who have various dietary restrictions.Read More

Student events may be limited by catering policies

March 24, 2016 |

By EMILY HOLLINGSWORTH

Catering on Campus May be a Source of Convenience, or Limiting Smoke wafted over the outside of the University Center last Monday as the University of Mary Washington’s Class Council started Junior Ring Week with a bang, offering hamburgers and beverages to students with the swipe of an Eagle Once card.Read More

Campus dining offering new features to freshman meal plan

January 19, 2016 |

By SARAH GRAMMER

Having heard student comments last semester, Campus Dining at the University of Mary Washington has made changes to its “Anytime Dining” meal plans. Freshman students, who are required to purchase the “Anytime Dining” meal plan, had many complaints about the plan because their meals could only be spent in the UMW Dining Hall. This semester, Campus Dining is allotting “Anytime Dining” students up to 30 meals a semester to use at any on campus retail location.Read More

Sodexo shows seafood origins

April 25, 2013 |

The University of Mary Washington’s dining services is part of Sodexo’s newly launched certified sustainable seafood program, which began in early April. UMW is one of 11 Sodexo locations starting the new program.Read More

Green Competition Encourages More Sustainable Ideas

April 26, 2012 |

By MARY WENDT

The Going Green Grant Fund provided by The University of Mary Washington’s Dining Services is an opportunity for students and faculty to win funds for an organization or project they create dedicated to sustainability and wellness at … Read More

Dining Services Aims for Record-Breaking Charity

November 11, 2009 |

On Thursday, both UMW students and members of the community will work toward breaking a Guinness World Record and helping the Fredericksburg area as they participate in the national Helping Hands Across America food campaign.

UMW is one of many … Read More

Students Push for More Composting

September 9, 2009 |

By EMILY MONTGOMERY

The sustainability team at the University of Mary Washington is hoping to move in a greener direction with the development of a new food composting program.

The school already composts all yard waste … Read More

Seaco Wastes a Whale

February 21, 2008 |

By LEAH KIEFF

The Ecology Club teamed up with the Dining Committee and Sodexo administrators Feb. 20 to put an environmental spin on the third annual waste survey of Seacobeck dining facilities.

It was the first of three planned waste … Read More