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Automation is top of mind as a means to combat shrinking dining service revenue

University Business

How will they make up for the loss of dining service revenue? Dining services typically represent a significant revenue stream, and the disruption of that income has been a top concern for higher education leadership since 2020, when nearly all residential schools closed in response to COVID-19.”

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Overhauling campus dining for a new era

University Business

College campus dining services found themselves struggling to survive after the pandemic, and the whiplash it generated requires it to critically rethink its operations and enact new strategies for the years to come, according to a new report from the National Association of College & University Food Services (NACUFS).

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Open to Change

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

“Coe has taken a number of steps to support our community, including programming around wellness and health, providing extra time off for staff to serve the larger community through a volunteer program, expansion of remote/flexible work options, and piloting a weekly free lunch in dining services for all employees,” Hayes says. “We

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Dining halls can contribute to eating disorders—and recovery

Confessions of a Community College Dean

Image: Up until February, a student walking into one of Northwestern University’s four dining halls would likely see a small sign beside each dish denoting its ingredients and calorie counts: 270 for a serving of baked ziti or 100 for low-fat vanilla yogurt.

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Post-Pandemic Resurgence Bolsters HBCUs

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Hampton University has renovated some of the residence halls and transformed the cafeteria experience with a new dining service. Attention has been paid to technology, facilities, classrooms and research space, with strategic increases over the past few years. An increase to dormitory space is a current project.

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Africa’s student visa denials exceed every continent despite growing U.S. enrollment

University Business

More from UB: Automation is top of mind as a means to combat shrinking dining service revenue Why are African students being denied so disproportionately? If South Africa is excluded from the analysis, Africa’s refusal rate jumps to 57%.

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President’s corner: Cynthia Teniente-Matson roots SJSU downtown to secure its future

University Business

As with the former office building space, President Teniente-Matson seeks to install more student-friendly amenities, such as dining service areas, learning laboratories, workspaces, and maybe even an esports center. “We imagine students hanging out there,” she says.

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