Slideshow: The Blue Wall is Back

After nine months of renovation, the iconic eatery in the Lincoln Campus Center has reopened with 11 dining stations and seating for 850.
  • Cutting the ribbon for the ceremonial Blue Wall reopening Sept. 9 are, from left, Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy, Student Government Association President Vinayak Rao and Vice Chancellor James Sheehan.
  • Visitors tour the renovated Blue Wall following its ceremonial reopening.
  • The cake makes it official.
  • Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy welcomes the crowd as Vice Chancellor James Sheehan looks on.
  • Ken Toong, executive director of Auxiliary Enterprises, welcomes Blue Wall visitors to "the next generation of retail dining."
  • Dan Raih, a principal in Bruner/Cott architects, discusses the design of the new Blue Wall.
  • Steve Goodwin, left, dean of the College of Natural Sciences, and Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy chat during a tour of the renovated Blue Wall eatery.
  • David Eichstaedt, director of retail dining services, cuts the cake with an assist from Chancellor Kumble R. Subbswamy, left. Looking on are Vice Chancellor James Sheehan and Ken Toong, executive director of Auxiliary Enterprises.
  • Members of the UMass Minuteman Marching Band relax after performing at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the renovated Blue Wall eatery.

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