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Brock hosts international social justice symposium

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Brock hosts international social justice symposium

Organs and other human body parts have become products to be bought and sold. It’s the disadvantaged who largely do the selling and the advantaged who do the buying, further deepening the divide between the two, say international experts who will be speaking at an upcoming event at Brock University. Hosted by Brock’s Social Justice […]

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Brock researchers weigh in on national climate action plan

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Brock researchers weigh in on national climate action plan

Brock University climate change researchers are among dozens of experts contributing to a national report, Acting on Climate Change: Extending the Dialogue Among Canadians, released in Toronto October 8. Biologists Liette Vasseur and Gary Pickering co-authored a paper, “Feeding the Social Animal: How to Engage Canadians in Climate Change Mitigation,” which is included in the […]

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Brock mourns the loss of Marilyn Walker

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Brock mourns the loss of Marilyn Walker

Brock University is in mourning after the death of longtime friend and supporter Marilyn Walker. Walker died in St. Catharines on Thursday, Oct. 1. She was 80 years of age, and had been in failing health for several months. Her passing came 13 days after she attended the Sept. 18 official opening of the University’s […]

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A birthday party for Maj.-Gen. Sir Isaac Brock

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A birthday party for Maj.-Gen. Sir Isaac Brock

Brock University is throwing a party Tuesday and everyone’s invited. Maj.-Gen. Sir Isaac Brock was born on Oct. 6, 1769, and while the anniversary of his death (Oct. 13, 1812) is often remembered, his birthday doesn’t get much recognition. Hoping to start a new campus-wide tradition, a handful of Brock students, faculty and staff got […]

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Donated Steinway the star of Department of Music performance

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Donated Steinway the star of Department of Music  performance

The Brock University Department of Music will kick off its first season in its new home Monday with a performance paying tribute to a generous donation. The Season Launch Performance and Donor Dedication event will take place inside the Cairns Recital Hall, making it the first public event at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre in […]

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Brock prof wins prestigious teaching award

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Brock prof wins prestigious teaching award

Recreation and Leisure Studies Professor Timothy O’Connell has won a teaching award from an association representing 17,000 faculty members in Ontario. The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations announced its 2014-15 Teaching Award recipients Tuesday morning and O’Connell was one of five to make the list. “The University is delighted to receive the news that […]

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