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An agent of change prepares for some of his own - When Jack Lightstone showed up in 2006 for his new job as Brock’s president, the University was starkly different from what he’s handing over today (June 30), as he leaves the corner office after a decade in the job. Besides the remarkable expansion of the campus, he has grown the University’s research and teaching capacity, transformed its relationship with surrounding towns and cities, and broadened the role of President to one that includ...
When Jack Lightstone showed up in 2006 for his new job as Brock’s president, the University was starkly different from what he’s handing over today (June 30), as he leaves the corner office after a decade in the job. Besides ...
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Bold New Brock campaign formally ends, with more than $94-M - The most successful capital campaign in the history of Brock University has officially concluded. The Campaign for a Bold New Brock was launched with much fanfare in 2009 by Brock President Jack Lightstone, with a stated target of $75-million.  The final tally was $94,022,065 in donations from generous supporters of the University, and has had a huge impact helping build modern campus facilities, supporting research and expanding...
The most successful capital campaign in the history of Brock University has officially concluded. The Campaign for a Bold New Brock was launched with much fanfare in 2009 by Brock President Jack Lightstone, with a stated target of $75-million. The final ...
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New Brock scholarship opens a door for Middle East women - The gifted daughter of an impoverished street-sweeper in Morocco could some day be attending Brock University, thanks to a new partnership between Brock and the Daughters for Life Foundation. On Tuesday, June 28 the University formally partnered with the foundation to create a full scholarship for young women from the Middle East and regional countries. Daughters for Life is a charity led by Nobel Prize nominee Dr. Izzeldin Abuelais...
The gifted daughter of an impoverished street-sweeper in Morocco could some day be attending Brock University, thanks to a new partnership between Brock and the Daughters for Life Foundation. On Tuesday, June 28 the University formally partnered with the foundation to ...
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Local MPs get a look at federally funded research - Two Niagara politicians toured Brock University labs Tuesday after researchers were awarded $2.4 million in federal government funding. Members of Parliament Vance Badawey (Niagara Centre) and Chris Bittle (St. Catharines) saw first-hand the impact of Brock’s research on the Niagara community and beyond. The labs they toured are two examples of the 2016 science research that the federal government is funding at Brock University. The federa...
Two Niagara politicians toured Brock University labs Tuesday after researchers were awarded $2.4 million in federal government funding. Members of Parliament Vance Badawey (Niagara Centre) and Chris Bittle (St. Catharines) saw first-hand the impact of Brock’s research on the Niagara ...
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Youth sport experience better for children than it was for their LGBTQ parents: Brock research
Early findings from new Brock University research show LGBTQ parents fear their children will face homophobia, rejection and stigma as they start playing youth sports. “In reality, many of the LGBTQ parents in the study found positive and accepting communities — ...
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Brock homecoming is coming up and registration is open - Brock University’s Homecoming Weekend is right around the corner and registration is now open. There’s an action-packed weekend planned for Sept. 16-18 and hundreds of Badgers will be back on campus. The weekend kicks off Friday night with a tailgate party outside the new Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts downtown for the RBC Steel Blade Hockey Classic, being held for the first time at the Meridian Centre. The Brock...
Brock University's Homecoming Weekend is right around the corner and registration is now open. There's an action-packed weekend planned for Sept. 16-18 and hundreds of Badgers will be back on campus. The weekend kicks off Friday night with a tailgate ...
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PODCAST: From BBA to CPA on Conversations with Goodman - This week’s Conversations with Goodman podcast guest is Christian Guirguis (BBA ‘14) who talks to host Susan LeBlanc about his experience at the Goodman School of Business and his pathway to the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation. A graduate of Goodman’s business administration (BBA) program, Guirguis is following perhaps a non-traditional pathway to the CPA designation, but one that he’s happy to take to obtain a var...
This week’s Conversations with Goodman podcast guest is Christian Guirguis (BBA ‘14) who talks to host Susan LeBlanc about his experience at the Goodman School of Business and his pathway to the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation. A graduate of ...
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Walking in naturalized landfill areas improves mood, connection to nature
Need a pick-me-up? Just head out to the nearest landfill – one that’s been converted to a park, that is. New Brock University research shows strolling through green space that was once a landfill has positive impacts on mood and ...
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Roadway renamed to honour Indigenous leader and Brock supporter
Greenhouse Lane at Brock University has been renamed to honour longtime supporter Suzanne Rochon-Burnett. The roundabout off Glenridge Avenue and the roadway near Mackenzie Chown is now called Suzanne Rochon-Burnett Circle. The renaming recognizes the late Rochon-Burnett’s contributions to ...
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Brock researchers receive $2.4 million in funds from federal science granting agency NSERC
Northern Canada is the “canary in a coal mine” of climate change. Increasing temperatures and fluctuating precipitation are more pronounced than other parts of the country and are literally changing the scenery over a short amount of time. Brock University ...
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The importance of mentorship in medicine - Dr. Jennifer Soucie (BA ‘98), an Obstetrician Gynecologist who works at the Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary, Alta., is the inaugural recipient of Brock University’s Department of Health Sciences Distinguished Graduate Award. She returned to Brock last month to speak with Health Sciences students about the importance of mentorship in academic and career pursuits. “I’m very humbled and honoured by this award,” she says. “When you leave a universi...
Dr. Jennifer Soucie (BA ‘98), an Obstetrician Gynecologist who works at the Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary, Alta., is the inaugural recipient of Brock University's Department of Health Sciences Distinguished Graduate Award. She returned to Brock last month to speak with ...
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Grad student working to understand prejudice - This is the fifth in a five-part series profiling graduate student recipients of the 2016 Jack Miller Excellence in Research Awards. Today’s story features the winners (master’s and doctoral) from the Faculty of Social Sciences.  Megan Earle – MA, Psychology; Supervisor: Professor Gordon Hodson As a researcher and scholar, Megan Earle wants to do her part to rid the world of prejudice. While it’s an ambitious goal, Earle is hopeful her thesis w...
This is the fifth in a five-part series profiling graduate student recipients of the 2016 Jack Miller Excellence in Research Awards. Today’s story features the winners (master’s and doctoral) from the Faculty of Social Sciences. Megan Earle – MA, Psychology; ...
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