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Social Media Coordinator, Faculty of Humanities, Brock University

Students growing, researching historic gardens

  Welcome to #BrockHistoricalGardens! What roles have gardens played across time and cultures? What can gardens tell us about the past and about the societies that tended them? This summer, two Brock University History students, Kaylin and Goran, will be … Continue reading

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Archaeological research project invites public participation

A ground-breaking research project on an abandoned plot of land will uncover an important part of St. Catharines’ past this summer, and the public is invited to participate. Archaeological excavation at the historic Shickluna Shipyard along Twelve Mile Creek will … Continue reading

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Highlights from Convocation June 2019

Convocation is an important celebration for all our graduates! Relive your special day with this photo montage of our Pre-Convocation Breakfast and the Convocation ceremony.  

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Student Spotlight: French student Chantal Ross shares family story for World Refugee Day

Fourth year French student Chantal Ross shared the moving story of her uncle’s refugee experience as part of her course work. She created a graphic novel, which her uncle used to share his untold story with his own family. Chantal … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Humanities grad lauded for drive to give back

Caring about others has been a hallmark of Keegan Bruce’s time at Brock. And during the University’s Friday, June 14 Convocation ceremony, she was recognized for those efforts. Just before crossing the stage to receive her Bachelor of Arts degree, … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Brock’s oldest-ever grad to break his own record at 95

When Robin Guard earns his third Brock University degree Friday, he’ll be breaking the record for the oldest-ever graduate — again. Guard (BA ’15) initially broke the record in June 2017 when he graduated with a master’s in History at the age … Continue reading

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International collaboration brings Niagara history to new audiences

  In April 1914, the United States was on the brink of war with Mexico. The governments of Argentina, Brazil, and Chile brought the two countries together in an international peace conference in Niagara Falls, Ontario. The event dropped out … Continue reading

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Ontario high school Classics students gather at Brock

Brock’s Thistle hallway was awash in history last week during the Ontario Student Classics Competition (OSCC). Now in its 51st year, the event brings together high school students from across Ontario for friendly competitions in Greek, Latin, history, archaeology, theatre, … Continue reading

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Students pitch their digital portfolios to industry pros

Anna Lang, a third year Interactive Arts and Science student, right, was one of 17 students to present their multimedia portfolios to a team of industry experts in a Dragon’s Den-style panel on April 10. Rather than pitching a product … Continue reading

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Students, community experience history together

Associate Professor Elizabeth Vlossak, center, donned period costume to lead an historical cooking demonstration with the help of fourth year student Kaitlyn Carter (right).  More than fifty students and community members came together at the Niagara Falls Military Museum on … Continue reading

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