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The official page for Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. For both sides of the brain.
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East meets west in friendly competition for Great Chardo Swap

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Thesis defences — Oct. 23 to 27 - The following is a list of thesis defences taking place at Brock from Oct. 23 to 27. All are open for the University community to attend. Child and Youth Studies MA thesis defence Child and Youth Studies student Michelle Janzen will defend the MA thesis, Experiences of Parents Advocating for the “Complicated Child”: A Phenomenologically Oriented Descriptive Exploration, on Thursday, Oct. 26, at 1 p.m. in Welch Hall 147. The examination committee includes Di...

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Brock’s Armstrong comments on significance of naval turning point anniversary

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A Brock alum, 40 years in the making - When Donna Phelps left her hometown of Columbus, Ohio, in 1977 to start a four-year program in California, she never imagined it would be almost 40 years to the day before she graduated. The administrative assistant for Brock’s Department of Computer Science dreamed of becoming a photojournalist and set her sights on California after working for a year to finance her schooling. Not long after her freshman year, Phelps was forced to return to her hometo...

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Brock ITS maintenance to impact services Sunday - Brock ITS will be performing necessary, unplanned maintenance that will affect IT services Sunday, Oct. 22. The University portal (my.brocku.ca), as well as several other online services, will be unavailable from 6 a.m. to noon Sunday. E-mail, the University’s website, Isaac (Sakai), the OneCard system and O365 will continue to operate during the maintenance window. Anyone with questions or concerns regarding this maintenance should contact ...

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Brock Classics hosts An Evening at the Museum on Archaeology Day

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Waterpark After Dark for youth in Brock research project - Families from one of Brock’s biggest research projects will come together for a special event Friday night at Great Wolf Lodge in Niagara Falls. Waterpark After Dark will bring together around 600 youths and family members involved in the Brock Healthy Youth Project (BHYP). Led by a team of researchers from Brock University’s Lifespan Centre, BHYP is a program aimed at promoting healthy lifestyle choices among young people. In partn...

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Temporary closures planned for Tower corridor - The temporary corridor connecting Schmon Tower to Thistle Complex east will see intermittent closures Thursday and Friday. As part of the Brock LINC project, large steel beams will be moved and installed overtop of the temporary corridor. For safety reasons, the corridor will need to be closed as the work takes place. The walkway will be closed Thursday, Oct. 19 from 7 to 8 a.m. and intermittently throughout the day. On Friday, the corridor wi...

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Project proposals sought for Academics Without Borders - Academics Without Borders (AWB) is looking for project ideas to improve and expand higher education in developing nations. The non-governmental Canadian organization, of which Brock University is a member, has put a call out for project proposals that focus on a number of areas, such as health, teaching and learning methodology, various academic disciplines, student services and back office operations. A list of current and previous p...

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Nominations open for Brock’s excellence in teaching awards - Paula Gardner has a steady and measured approach to her university teaching career that began at Brock five years ago. Teaching is a practice so we need to dedicate time and attention to it, but we also need to be patient with ourselves says the assistant professor of Public Health and the 2014 recipient of the Brock University Award for Excellence in Teaching for Early Career Faculty. Gardner’s best advice to colleagues, particul...
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