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David Vivian named next Director of the MIWSFPA

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David Vivian named next Director of the MIWSFPA

Brock University press release – Professor David Vivian, a scholar and scenographer, has been named the new Director of Brock University’s Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts. His appointment begins July 1 and runs for a three-year term. Currently chair of the Department of Dramatic Arts, Vivian has been with Brock since […]

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Brock researcher examines how stocks react to economic news

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Brock researcher examines how stocks react to economic news

Brock University press release – New research from a Brock University economist contradicts conventional wisdom when it comes to the stock market’s reaction to economic news. The common belief suggesting stock markets do better when the economy is doing well is countered by Ivan Medovikov, assistant professor in Brock’s Department of Economics. The reality, according […]

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Brock grad returning from Australia to become new Dean of Graduate Studies

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Brock grad returning from Australia to become new Dean of Graduate Studies

Brock University press release – A Brock alumnus is coming a long way home to become the University’s new Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Jens Coorssen will leave his position as Chair of Molecular Physiology in the School of Medicine at Australia’s Western Sydney University, and return to his native Niagara to take […]

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Port Colborne Optimist Club honours two special youth

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Port Colborne Optimist Club honours two special youth

The Optimist Club of Port Colborne recognized two of Port Colborne’s finest youth last Wednesday with their annual Youth Appreciation Award. Tori McIntyre, a grade 12 student at Port Colborne High School and Emily Kacur, a grade 11 student at Lakeshore Catholic High School, were presented with awards from the Optimist Club and recognition from […]

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College chef professor to be honoured with VQA Promoters award in Education

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College chef professor to be honoured with VQA Promoters award in Education

The wine industry is raising a glass to Niagara College chef professor Peter Blakeman. Blakeman will be honoured with a Vitners Quality Alliance (VQA) Promoters Award, which acknowledges those who celebrate the Ontario VQA wine industry with enthusiasm, constructive input and unsolicited promotion. He was recently announced as the winner, and will be presented with […]

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Brock scientist to continue with Mars Rover mission

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Brock scientist to continue with Mars Rover mission

Brock University press release – On Earth, dust tends to be nothing more than a cause of frustration for people. But for Mariek Schmidt, dust from another planet is something to be studied. The Brock University scientist has been chosen by the U.S. government’s National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to continue working on the […]

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