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Visual Arts Instructor wins teaching excellence award

Visual Arts Instructor wins teaching excellence award

Visual Arts Instructor Amy Friend has been awarded with the Clarke Thomson Award for Excellence in Sessional Teaching.

Prof. Barry W. K. Joe prepares for his ‘Final Lecture’

Prof. Barry W. K. Joe prepares for his ‘Final Lecture’

As the academic year nears its close, the Brock community must begin to contemplate what the University will be like without Prof. Barry W.K. Joe.

Surviving the seasonal climate change at Brock

Surviving the seasonal climate change at Brock

As temperatures rise during the daytime, the University faces the tough dilemma of managing how to both heat and cool its buildings. Facilities Management staff are busy preparing the main campus cooling systems at the central chilling plant for summer operation.

Brock Leaders Citizenship Society celebrates successes

Brock Leaders Citizenship Society celebrates successes

The Brock Leaders Citizenship Society celebrated another successful year, including the accomplishments of its graduating members, at its annual year-end formal last week.

Scavenger hunt for health on April 7

Scavenger hunt for health on April 7

To promote World Health Day, Brock University Health Management and Wellness will host a scavenger hunt for interested staff.

Brock mourns loss of honorary degree recipient and friend of the University

Brock mourns loss of honorary degree recipient and friend of the University

James Stewart, the author, musician and professor emeritus of mathematics, who received an honorary degree from Brock University at spring Convocation in 2011 has passed away. Stewart, a long-time friend of the University, was recognized with an honoray degree in 2011 for his outstanding contributions to mathematics education, architecture and music.

Wilfrid Laurier researcher to become Brock’s new Dean of Applied Health Sciences

Wilfrid Laurier researcher to become Brock’s new Dean of Applied Health Sciences

Brock University today announced Peter Tiidus - a well-respected muscle and exercise physiologist who conducts research related to muscle healing and health - as the new Dean of its Faculty of Applied Health Sciences. Tiidus, currently a professor and program co-ordinator in the Department of Health Sciences at Wilfrid Laurier University, takes up his new position at Brock for an initial five-year term beginning July 1, 2015.

Honorary degree nominations sought from Brock community

Honorary degree nominations sought from Brock community

Who do you think deserves an honorary degree from Brock? The Governance Committee of Senate is seeking nominations for potential honorary degree recipients. To help encourage submissions, the Office of Alumni, Development and Donor Relations will be available to help members of the Brock community complete nomination packages.

Registration open for 2015 3MT® contest

Registration open for 2015 3MT® contest

Master’s and doctoral students at Brock have until Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 to register for the 2015 Three Minute Thesis® (3MT®) contest.

Young adults can be trained to remember older faces: Brock research

Young adults can be trained to remember older faces: Brock research

Good news for older adults: if a young person is looking for you specifically, they’ll recognize your face, even if they don’t know you well.

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