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The official page for Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. For both sides of the brain.
The official page for Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. For both sides of the brain.

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Brock community grieves the loss of Zopito Marini - Brock University is in mourning after the passing of Professor Zopito Marini, a beloved teacher and academic colleague who died suddenly while travelling overseas on Oct. 23, in his hometown of Montebello di Bertona, Italy. (See obituary.) A prolific researcher who was so popular with students that The Student’s Guide to Canadian Universities listed him as one of Brock’s favourite professors, Marini won numerous awards for teaching excelle...
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Five Brock wrestlers win gold at Commonwealth Games Trials - Five Brock wrestlers were victorious at the Commonwealth Games Trials hosted by Wrestling Canada at Simon Fraser University over the weekend. “This was an outstanding day for the Brock wrestling team qualifying five athletes for the Commonwealth Games,” said Badgers head coach Marty Calder. “That is the most that our club has qualified and signifies that the athletes’ hard work and commitment is paying dividends.” The Trials, runn...
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Brock to host United Nations’ youth training day - Niagara youths will learn about sparking change in the world during a training day hosted at Brock by the United Nations. The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals training event will invite youths aged 16 to 25 to campus Saturday, Nov. 11 to learn ways to address the root causes of poverty and increase awareness of local and global initiatives. Led by special guest Christian Courtis, Human Rights Officer, United Nations Office of t...
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Goodman grad returns to talk business tactics - Goodman School of Business alumnus Jeff Boichuk (BBA ’08, MSc ’10) will return to Brock this week to present his research on sales force management. The assistant professor of commerce at University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce will discuss his paper, Man on the Bench: The Power of the Stick in the Sales Force, as part of Goodman’s Luncheon Speaker Series. Boichuk’s research focuses on tactics, such as commission and punishment, s...
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Play to bring Brock researcher’s work to life - Brock faculty members, graduate students and community artists have come together to transform the work of a Brock researcher into a play to be performed at this weekend’s Festival of Readers. We Want to Paint on the Walls of the Cave: Stories from the Contact Zone blends dance, music, drama, poetry, visuals and audience participation to explore the experiences of immigrants, refugees and indigenous peoples in Canada. Since it was first perfor...
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Brock graduate named St. Catharines CAO - Brock University graduate Shelley Chemnitz (BAdmin ’89) has taken the helm at the City of St. Catharines, appointed as the municipality’s new chief administrative officer. Chemnitz had been filling the role in an acting capacity since July when former CAO Dan Carnegie retired. She brings more than two decades of financial, administrative and leadership experience to her new position, after previously working as the City’s treasurer and commissioner ...
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New Brock research examines forgetfulness in preschoolers - In spite of their best intentions, three- and four-year-old kids often struggle with remembering what they were supposed to do. Prospective memory, or the memory of future intentions, is the focus of a new Brock University study by Caitlin Mahy, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, and her research team, student Lydia Lavis and lab manager Amanda Krause. The researchers are exploring two possible reasons why childre...
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Momentum Choir to perform at Music@Noon recital - The next RBC Foundation Music@Noon Recital presented by the Brock University Department of Music is expected to draw a crowd with the renowned Momentum Choir set to perform. Based out of Niagara, the Momentum Choir is a highly disciplined, professionally facilitated performance choir that consists entirely of musicians living with a disability. The group started in 2007 with funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation. As part of the Music@...
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Thesis defences — Nov. 6 to 10 - The following is a list of thesis defences taking place at Brock from Nov. 6 to 10. All are open for the University community to attend. Master of Arts thesis defence Parmida Razavi will defend her Master of Arts in Health and Physical Education thesis by video conference on Wednesday, Nov. 8 from 9 a.m. to noon in Academic South 361. Her thesis is titled “How Nonverbal Behaviour and Game Context Alter Athletes Perception: A Study of Nonverbal Influence on E...
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Exhibition transforming MIWSFPA into a tropical paradise - No travel agency or plane tickets are required to reach this vacation spot. Permanent Vacation opens for a month-long run in the Visual Arts Exhibition Space at the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts on Saturday, Nov. 4 at 1 pm. The exhibition, curated by alumna Asta McCann, features the work of a select group of Brock alumni, including Katie Mazi, Jenn Judson, Matt Caldwell, Alex Muresan, Jessica Wright and Ben Mo...
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