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Fall Preview Day Sunday at Brock University

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Fall Preview Day Sunday at Brock University

This Sunday, Nov. 8 from noon to 4 p.m. is Brock University’s annual Fall Preview Day, when thousands of prospective students will tour the campus and meet with faculty, staff and students to learn more about what the St. Catharines school has to offer. Detour: Fall Preview Day guests need a few extra minutes to reach […]

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Head coach named as men’s volleyball returns to Brock University

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Head coach named as men’s volleyball returns to Brock University

After a 15-year hiatus, Brock University Athletics and Recreation is bringing men’s varsity volleyball back and has named Doug Hanes as the program’s head coach. The Badgers men’s volleyball team will be a new member of Ontario University Athletics (OUA) starting in the 2016-17 year. The University previously had a men’s volleyball team from 1978-79 […]

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Brock students Speak Out about mental health

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Brock students Speak Out about mental health

Brock University students who have faced mental health issues will share their stories Wednesday, Nov. 4 during Speak Out night. The event is aimed at raising awareness, lifting the stigma around mental health issues and encouraging people to seek help if needed. It’s organized by Student Health Services, Personal Counselling-(SDC), Active Minds, Student Justice Centre, […]

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Niagara College, Brock University team up to support youth entrepreneurship

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Niagara College, Brock University team up to support youth entrepreneurship

Niagara College and Brock University have partnered to present a weekend of innovation and creativity designed to support the next generation of entrepreneurs. Based on the popular Startup Weekend model that has reached more than 130 countries, the Niagara Young Entrepreneur Kick-Off Weekend runs Nov. 6-8 and will include the opportunity for young entrepreneurs to […]

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Scientist examines what fuels the climate change skeptics

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Scientist examines what fuels the climate change skeptics

Last weekend, the strongest hurricane ever recorded slammed the coast of Mexico. So far in 2015, seven out of nine months have broken global heat records. Ancient glaciers are vanishing in the Rockies. Most of California hasn’t had rain in years. Even as the list of serious climate change impacts keeps growing, scientists still encounter […]

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Knowledge focus needed to transform Niagara’s economy, says new Brock policy brief

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Knowledge focus needed to transform Niagara’s economy, says new Brock policy brief

Niagara needs to develop a “knowledge” economy that would build on the region’s strengths, says a new policy brief from the Niagara Community Observatory. In it’s brief, titled “Moving Niagara Towards a Knowledge Economy,” the Brock University research group says that while Niagara has strengths in agriculture, tourism and as a border community, manufacturing enterprises […]

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