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SAO Director O'Hara '55 to take early retirement

Phil O'Hara '55, director of student activities, is one of over 100 experienced staff members who have decided to accept early retirement packages offered by the University. Active at Brown during four different decades, O'Hara received an excellence award on Feb. 5 at Brown Employee Appreciation and ...


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ORC recommends ending overnight inpatient care

The Organizational Review Committee, a body created last spring to seek $14 million in savings for the fiscal year beginning in July 2010, issued a report earlier this month that included recommendations to discontinue overnight inpatient care at Health Services. Members of the ORC's Student Services ...


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Advising Central hosts more events

It's not every day that you can walk into the Sharpe Refectory, eat with professors, and talk to them about whatever you want. But as the University continues to expand and improve its advising efforts, events such as these dinners provide students and faculty with a chance to interact in a more casual ...


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ORC proposes new recreation fee

In a report released Feb. 2, the athletics subcommittee of the Organizational Review Committee proposed a new $65 recreation fee that would be implemented for the 2010-11 school year and would apply to all undergraduate and medical school students.


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Facilities attacks icy sidewalks

The flurry of blizzard predictions for Wednesday's weather was the kind of forecast that mobilizes Facilities Management to prepare the sidewalks for the worst of storms. Though the actual snowfall often falls far short of meteorologists' expectations, as in Wednesday's case, Facilities doesn't take ...


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Cancun trip canned over alcohol

The 2011 Class Board recently canceled a planned spring break trip to Cancun because of liability concerns about alcohol consumption expressed by the Student Activities Office, according to Director of Student Activities Phil O'Hara '55. A University-sponsored spring break trip is unlikely to happen ...


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U. trashes plan to cut papers

The Organizational Review Committee's recommendation that newspapers be eliminated from University dining halls will not be enacted, Richard Bova, senior associate dean of residential and dining services, wrote in an e-mail to The Herald.






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