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Award-winning film remembers Montreal Massacre

Award-winning film remembers Montreal Massacre

As Canada prepares to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Montreal Massacre, Brock University will mark the sombre occasion on Dec. 4 by screening an award-winning film, followed by a group discussion.

Nov 28 event will be a discussion on ‘blackfacing’

Nov 28 event will be a discussion on ‘blackfacing’

The Brock community is invited to attend an event and discussion this Friday Nov 28 about why “blackfacing” is offensive. It is part of a discussion that has been taking place on campus following an incident last month at a Halloween costume party.
Friday’s event starts at 5 pm and takes place in AS 201.
Speakers will [...]

The snowy season is upon us… what you need to know

The snowy season is upon us… what you need to know

Last week’s early blast of cold and snow is a reminder that it’s time to be ready for winter conditions. No heavy snowfall is forecast for St. Catharines this week. However, the Brock community should nonetheless get into the habit of checking the University’s website (www.brocku.ca) and social media channels for updates about the University’s operating status.

Brock employee signing copies of Niagara Food book

Brock employee signing copies of Niagara Food book

The Brock University Bookstore and Hospitality Services are hosting local author Tiffany Mayer for a book signing Nov. 26.

Student Life and Community Experience selling poinsettias

Student Life and Community Experience selling poinsettias

Poinsettias are a staple of winter, and Brock’s Student Life and Community Experience is selling the plant until late November.

Madawaska Ensemble brings talents to Brock as part of Encore! concert series

Madawaska Ensemble brings talents to Brock as part of Encore! concert series

Hailed for their “astonishing talent,” the Madawaska Ensemble brings two of Johannes Brahms’s greatest works to the Sean O’Sullivan Theatre in an evening of intense and passionate chamber music.

Brock departments join forces for ‘November in French/Novembre en français’

Brock departments join forces for ‘November in French/Novembre en français’

Brock University’s departments of French Studies and Communication, Popular Culture and Film have teamed up for ‘November in French / Novembre en français.’

Geographic Information Systems Day will highlight student research

Geographic Information Systems Day will highlight student research

This year’s event is Nov. 18 in the Map, Data & GIS Library (Room MC C306). Hosted by the Brock University Geographical Society, student presentations will highlight their use of GIS technology in their research.

Dept of Nursing brews it up to support Alzheimer’s

Dept of Nursing brews it up to support Alzheimer’s

Students and faculty from the Department of Nursing were on hand in Guernsey Market on Nov. 5, administering free coffee and candy while also collecting donations in a fundraiser for the Alzheimer Society.
Seen here from the left are first-year students Stephanie Blais, Jessie Callander, Nicole Marshall, Sarah Greer, Emily Kaczmarski, Sam Sewell and Dana Galati.

Speaker Series sheds light on inner workings of teenagers

Speaker Series sheds light on inner workings of teenagers

Entitled Teen Brain, Teen Mind: A Neuro-Developmental Approach to Living and Working With Adolescents, Dr. Ron Clavier will discuss teen behaviour during the Centre for Lifespan Development Research’s Speaker Series.

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