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The new, much more user-friendly build cards at IU’s Clubhouse sandwich station have color-coding and iconic symbols to facilitate quick recognition of the 20-some different standard menu items. Linda McCoy, general manager of the Restaurants at Woodland retail dining cluster that includes Clubhouse, is at far left.

Hospitality student projects tackle campus dining issues at Indiana

A foodservice management class at Indiana University takes on real-life problems like how to improve efficiency at a high-volume sandwich station staffed by high-turnover student workers.

“In theory, there’s no difference between theory and practice, but in practice there is,” goes the old joke. A group of tourism, hospitality and event management majors at Indiana Universitys (IU) got a real-life version of that distinction when they were asked this past year to apply what they learned in theory to the practice of an actual foodservice operation—campus dining at their university.

The class initiating the innovative project—management of f

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