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O-Week returns with new activities and old favourites

O-Week returns with new activities and old favourites

Orientation Week returns this year with a mix of new activities and old favourites set to welcome Brock University students back to campus.

Delays expected as road construction continues through October

Delays expected as road construction continues through October

Students and staff coming to and from Brock University should expect delays in the coming weeks as construction around the St. Catharines campus is expected to continue through late October.

Campus Store gives students new options to buy, sell textbooks

Campus Store gives students new options to buy, sell textbooks

With a new app and website, the ability to purchase online, and a rental program, Brock University students have more options to buy and sell back textbooks.

Sept. 2 is deadline for nominating a new Chancellor

Sept. 2 is deadline for nominating a new Chancellor

The Brock community is reminded that Tuesday Sept. 2, 2014 is the deadline for nominating candidates to become the University’s next Chancellor.
Nominations can be submitted, in confidence, by all Brock faculty, staff or students, and by members of the surrounding Niagara community.
With Ned Goodman due to complete his term as Chancellor after Fall Convocation 2014, the [...]

What’s open and closed at Brock this weekend/Labour Day

What’s open and closed at Brock this weekend/Labour Day

A look at what’s open and closed at Brock University this weekend/Labour Day.

One month left to get your Antarctica passports at Rodman Hall

One month left to get your Antarctica passports at Rodman Hall

A summer-long contemporary art exhibit at Brock University’s Rodman Hall about water is heading into its final month. And so is your chance to become a citizen of Antarctica by getting your hands on an Antarctica World Passport at the art centre. The Source: Rethinking Water Through Contemporary Art, which opened at Congress 2014 “Borders without Boundaries” at Brock this past spring, examines the many social and cultural facets of this vital resource that is such an integral part of our daily lives.

Brock grads have something brewing with coffee business

Brock grads have something brewing with coffee business

It smelled like a good idea at the time, and now three Brock University grads have something brewing with a single-serve custom coffee packaging company.

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships bring two top scholars to Brock

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships bring two top scholars to Brock

The federal government has awarded prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships to two postdoctoral fellows to study at Brock University. The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program supports cutting-edge research by top postdoctoral fellows from Canada and internationally.

Brock staff participate in 15th annual Wellness Day

Brock staff participate in 15th annual Wellness Day

Wellness Day has become one of the most unique events on the Brock University calendar during the last 15 years. Employees can take part in close to 60 workshops meant to break up the summer grind and promote physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, social, environmental, occupational and financial wellness.

Now that’s cool - Brock’s senior admin take part in Ice Bucket Challenge

Now that’s cool - Brock’s senior admin take part in Ice Bucket Challenge

At Brock’s 15th annual employee Wellness Day today, senior administration from the University took part in the ALS social media Ice Bucket Challenge. Just after 12 noon, Brock President Jack Lightstone, and Vice-Presidents Brian Hutchings (VP Finance & Administration), Neil McCartney (Provost & VP Academic) and Gary Libben (VP Research) were drenched with ice water out front of Schmon Tower.

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