Topic: Facilities

Editorial: Project Tampon updates welcome news, but questions remain

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Editorial: Project Tampon updates welcome news, but questions remain

November 12, 2018 0 comments

In the fall of 2016, Brown students were welcomed back onto campus with the heartening news that the Undergraduate Council of Students would begin supplying pads and tampons in women’s, men’s and gender-inclusive restrooms throughout campus — an initiative now known as Project Tampon.

Facilities takes over Project Tampon

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Facilities takes over Project Tampon

November 11, 2018 0 comments

The University’s Department of Facilities Management will oversee Project Tampon, a program to distribute free menstrual products in bathrooms on campus, wrote Paul Armas, assistant vice president of facilities operations, in an email to The Herald.

Many students living near Graduate Center have expressed frustration with changes to the fitness space at the newly renovated Bear’s Lair.

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University transforms Bear’s Lair into lounge

October 16, 2018 0 comments

After trekking to the south end of campus and climbing up the set of spiral stairs to the Graduate Center E Commons, students will now find the University’s newly renovated Bear’s Lair.

Third parties who use University facilities for events must sign a contract with University Event and Conference Services, secure liability insurance and comply with other University policies.

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University clarifies policy on third-party events

October 9, 2018 0 comments

The University publicly announced its new policy for third-party use of campus space in a community-wide email sent last Wednesday.

The University and the United Service and Allied Workers union signed a new contract Monday night. The new agreement boosts pay and benefits for Facilities Management workers.

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Facilities union negotiates new contract

October 19, 2016 0 comments

The University signed a new contract with the United Service and Allied Workers union — representing Facilities Management workers — approved Monday night.

Facilities work to heat rooms, reduce emissions

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Facilities work to heat rooms, reduce emissions

October 13, 2016 0 comments

The Department of Facilities Management is working to keep the student body warm and reduce Brown’s environmental impact.

Editorials

Editorial: Cautiously optimistic about dorm renovations

February 9, 2016 0 comments

We commend Brown’s decision to allocate $5 million to renovating Perkins and Barbour Halls.

Though a burst pipe caused damage to 22 rooms in Graduate Center over winter break, the rooms were ready to be occupied by the times dorms opened.

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Pipe bursts, causing flood in Grad Center

January 22, 2014 0 comments

Leak affects 22 student rooms and some common areas but does not force students to relocate.

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Substance found in Grad Center believed harmless

October 29, 2013 0 comments

Medical evaluations indicated those exposed to the substance suffered no serious health issues.

Substance prompts Grad Center investigation

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Substance prompts Grad Center investigation

October 25, 2013 1 comment

A HAZMAT team searched the building after an unidentified substance was found in an envelope.