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Faculty of Graduate Studies recognizes class of 2014

Faculty of Graduate Studies recognizes class of 2014

A total of 431 graduate degrees - seven PhD, 424 master’s - were conferred during the recent Spring Convocation ceremonies.

Dean joins graduate studies council executive

Dean joins graduate studies council executive

Michael J. Plyley, Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies, has been appointed to a two-year renewable term as a member of the executive committee of the Ontario Council on Graduate Studies (OCGS).

PhD student wins Popular Culture Association award

PhD student wins Popular Culture Association award

At the recent Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association annual conference, held in Washington, D.C., Malisa Kurtz, a humanities PhD student and graduate of Brock, was awarded the 2013 science fiction/fantasy area’s 2013 Graduate Student Scholar Award for her paper entitled, Becoming animal and multiplicity in Lauren Beukes’s Zoo City (2010).

Political science professor recieves teaching accolades

Political science professor recieves teaching accolades

Hevina Dashwood has been given a prestigious honour for teaching excellence.
The political science professor won the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) Award for Teaching Excellence, which recognizes educators who excel at unlocking the potential of Ontario’s young people.
Luke Speers, Brock University Students’ Union vice-president nominated Dashwood for the award after taking her third-year class on [...]

Applied Health Sciences and Graduate Studies

Applied Health Sciences and Graduate Studies

Mike Plyley and Panagiota (Nota) Klentrou have been named to the 2011-12 Board of Directors of the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology.

Education

Education

Louis Volante, Joanne Reid, Susan Drake and Danielle Beckett presented the following papers at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association in Denver, Colo. in May

Education, Graduate Studies

Education, Graduate Studies

Po-ling Bork presented the paper “Overcoming Selective Mutism: Play Now…Talk Later!” at the Designing for Children International Conference from Feb. 3 to 5 in Mumbai, India.
Bork and Darryl L. Wood also presented the poster “iSPEAK++ Design of an Interactive Software Program that Empowers Anxious Kids To Talk” at the same conference in Mumbai, India.

Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies

Po-ling Bork presented “Prospect of Selective Mutism Intervention: Techno Style” at the sixth International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society in Berlin, Germany, January 2010, where she also received the Graduate Scholar Award.

Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies

Po-ling Bork presented “They won’t speak: Techniques to engage students with Selective Mutism” at the New York State Council for Exceptional Children in Niagara Falls, NY, October 2009.

Computer Science

Computer Science

Po-ling Bork presented the workshop “Silent is not golden: How to distinguish children with Selective Mutism from those who are simply shy, and why is it important” at the 19th annual National Association for Family Child Care Conference in Baltimore, MD in June 2009.

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