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New options at the dining halls this fall

New options at the dining halls this fall

Jackson Mihm, Assistant Lifestyle Editor

September 10, 2019

The dining halls are new and improved this year. A number of efforts are underway to make the dining halls healthier and more appealing to students. The dining services crew here at UW-Whitewater are making healthy changes to the selection of food on campus. Rachael Omdoll, UW-Whitewater’s dietician...

Dining Services pushes through staff shortage

Cam Beaver, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2018

   A new school year brings many challenges not just for students, but also staff members who provide campus services.    Greg Rich, vice president of University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s dining services vendor, A’viands, said in a campus wide email Oct. 1 that UW-Whitewater Dining Services has been go...

A’viands’ transition marked by growing pains, positive response

A’viands’ transition marked by growing pains, positive response

Brad Allen, Managing Editor

September 19, 2017

Any transition has its ups and downs, but many say they feels it’s overall been a great conversion into the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater for A’viands, which began its food service contract through UW-Whitewater Dining Services on June 1. Residential District Manager Gilbert Vilas said UW-Whitewater ha...

New vending machines provide healthier choices

New vending machines provide healthier choices

January 30, 2013

  Two new 2bU vending machines, which provide healthier snack options with a focus on all-natural products, were installed last October located in the University Center and Fischer Hall. Canteen, which is under a vending contract with the university until 2014 and is the largest vending service...

Drumlin reopening pushed to late February

Drumlin reopening pushed to late February

January 23, 2013

  Drumlin Dining Hall’s grand reopening has been postponed to Feb. 25 due to heating, ventilation and air conditioning issues that occurred in the constructional phase of the project. Assistant Director of dining and retail operations Tom Pellizzi said there was no way to foresee the infrastructure...

Fair brings wellness to campus

October 17, 2012

  “When students are healthy, their ability to focus, concentrate and do well in school is greatly increased,” said Whitney Henley. Henley, the Wellness Coordinator at UW-Whitewater, is in charge of the Wellness Fair this week, which has occurred annually for more than 20 years on...

Drumlin Dining Hall reconstruction

October 3, 2012

An extensive renovation process is taking place this semester at Drumlin Dining Hall.  The project is on schedule for its grand opening on the first day of the 2013 spring semester. “This is the most exciting thing I have seen being done since I started working here,” Ann Rakowiecki, marketing...

Catering to student food needs

September 5, 2012

Dining halls are a key part of the college experience. Students use them as a place to hang out with friends, study, and of course, eat. But for many students with dietary restrictions, the dining halls can present a major challenge. Fortunately, UW-Whitewater Dining Services in partnership with Chartwells...

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