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Despite three decades of activism, violence against women not decreasing

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Despite three decades of activism, violence against women not decreasing

Brock University press release – The Dec. 6, 1989 École Polytechnique massacre changed the conversation around violence against women, and led to the creation of Brock University’s Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies. But Brock Assistant Professor Robyn Bourgeois, an indigenous woman who was a victim of violence as a teenager, says that despite nearly […]

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Canada’s top two varsity men’s basketball teams put on a thriller

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Canada’s top two varsity men’s basketball teams put on a thriller

Brock University press release – To head coach Charles Kissi a loss is a loss, but when it’s an overtime loss to the seven-time defending national champions, it’s hard to be too upset. Saturday night’s clash of the titans between the first-ranked Carleton Ravens and second-ranked Brock Badgers lived up to the hype as a […]

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University research saving Ontario vineyards one grape bud at a time

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University research saving Ontario vineyards one grape bud at a time

Brock University press release – With erratic temperatures and extreme weather events on the rise, researchers at Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology & Viticulture Institute (CCOVI) are working to make vineyards across the region more resilient to climate change. After experiencing an unusually mild October, southern Ontario was blasted with a mass of frigid air […]

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Institutions must do more to support those with mental illness

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Institutions must do more to support those with mental illness

Brock University press release – We as Canadians must do a better job of both recognizing and supporting those around us who are struggling with mental health. That was the message from Lieutenant General (ret) Roméo Dallaire as he addressed a crowd at Brock University to mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Friday, […]

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Brock Wind Ensemble featuring captivating melodies

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Brock Wind Ensemble featuring captivating melodies

Captivating melodies will be featured Tuesday Dec. 5/2017 at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre as the Brock University Department of Music Wind Ensemble presents “Musical Montage Evening: An evening of spectacular works from Whitacre to Tchaikovsky.” “Under the baton of conductor Zoltan Kalman, the University Wind Ensemble features the talents of 70 musicians drawn from […]

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Brock Financial Literacy Fair aimed at educating current and future students

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Brock Financial Literacy Fair aimed at educating current and future students

Brock University press release – For university students, few things cause more stress than finances. And for incoming students, few things cause more confusion. Hoping to fix that problem, Brock University’s Student Accounts and Financial Aid will host a Financial Literacy Fair Wednesday, Nov. 29. The free event is open to current and future Brock […]

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