UMD Food Court

UMD Students Return to Campus

In the food court, there are some new signs up and even a new sushi restaurant.

DULUTH, Minn. — It was a familiar sight at UMD Monday afternoon as thousands of students could be seen walking the halls of campus headed to class. We caught up with one student who says it’s great to be back, especially for the new students who finally get that college experience of being on campus. “Just to see a lot…

UMD’s Food Court Transforms Into Nearly Waste Free Dining

In 2016, UMD's sustainability efforts included students producing 40,000 pounds of food locally.

DULUTH, Minn. – Earth Day is on April 22 and already the food court at University of Minnesota Duluth’s Kirby Student Center has transformed into becoming nearly waste free. There are now compostable lids, straws and cups available while dining. Students are now helping educate others so they can compost. It’s called “trash talk.” “Students are really receptive to learning more about what goes…