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Brock profs to host panel discussion on crisis in Ukraine

Brock profs to host panel discussion on crisis in Ukraine

A group of professors at Brock University will host a public panel discussion next Wednesday on the political crisis in Ukraine. The professors will share their perspectives and historical contexts on the ongoing situation in the Eastern European country - from the deployment of Russian troops in Ukraine to the Crimean autonomy referendum scheduled for March 16.

First Brock NSSE survey prize winners announced

First Brock NSSE survey prize winners announced

As of yesterday, 25.5 per cent of invited Brock students have responded to the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) survey. Juan Xu, director of Institutional Analysis and Planning at the University, is impressed with the responses received from students so far.

Brock sustainability group hosting two community science cafés this month

Brock sustainability group hosting two community science cafés this month

Brock University’s Environmental Sustainability Research Centre will host two community Science Cafés this month on biodiversity and sustainability issues in Niagara. Both of these interactive events are free and open to the public, and will take place at Mahtay Café, 241 St. Paul St. in downtown St. Catharines.

Brock University takes over organizational role of prestigious Cuvée Gala

Brock University takes over organizational role of prestigious Cuvée Gala

Cuvée, one of the most prestigious celebrations of Ontario wine and food, will now be organized by Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI). Announced tonight at the 26th anniversary of the grand tasting, Brian Hutchings, Brock’s Vice-President of Finance and Administration, said CCOVI’s new role with Cuvée is a great fit, given the University’s strong relationship with Ontario’s grape and wine industry.

Red wine effective at blocking the growth of lung cancer cells: Brock, McMaster University researchers

Red wine effective at blocking the growth of lung cancer cells: Brock, McMaster University researchers

Will that be red or white? Make it red - if you value your lungs. Researchers from Brock and McMaster Universities have found that, while both red and white wine block the proliferation of lung cancer cells, red wine is more effective at doing so.

One of Canada’s top admen will share his story at Brock’s annual Terry O’Malley Lecture

One of Canada’s top admen will share his story at Brock’s annual Terry O’Malley Lecture

Multi-award-winning adman Glen Hunt will share an intimate account of his personal and professional journey through the world of advertising and marketing after almost 30 years in the biz at Brock University’s 13th annual Terry O’Malley Lecture in Marketing and Advertising. Hunt is Chief Transformation Officer at the ad agency Cossette, one of Canada’s leading integrated communications agencies, founded in Quebec City in 1972.

Fulbright scholar studying 20th-century literary networks brings expertise to Brock

Fulbright scholar studying 20th-century literary networks brings expertise to Brock

Now in it’s third year, the Brock-Fulbright Research Chair in Transnational Studies program aims to bring to the University some of the best U.S. scholars studying North American issues and the movement of people, things and ideas across the border. The latest visiting scholar to fill the post, Kaplan Harris, is no stranger to this cross-border niche.

Dragons Jim Treliving and Bruce Croxon to judge at Goodman’s entrepreneurship competition

Dragons Jim Treliving and Bruce Croxon to judge at Goodman’s entrepreneurship competition

Think writing an exam is tough? Try pitching your business idea to some of Canada’s most successful entrepreneurs. At the Monster Pitch event on March 4, students at Brock University’s Goodman School of Business will be competing for a prize package that includes mentoring, business services and cash.

Brock series welcomes Edward Burtynsky for screening of latest film

Brock series welcomes Edward Burtynsky for screening of latest film

Celebrated Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky will be a special guest at an upcoming Brock University Film Series (BUFS) screening of his latest film, Watermark. Watermark is a sweeping and often piercing look at humanity’s relationship with water.

Media Talk (Feb. 8 - Feb. 20, 2014)

Media Talk (Feb. 8 - Feb. 20, 2014)

“Media Talk” is a recurring summary of select Brock faculty, staff and student appearances in the media. If you have details of a media appearance to share with The Brock News, please send them to campusnews@brocku.ca

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