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Commentary: Ebola, and what the media missed

Commentary: Ebola, and what the media missed

As part of African Heritage Month, there will be a “Healing through Communication Symposium” that will discuss international health-care responses to Ebola in West Africa and Canada’s domestic response to HIV/AIDS in Black communities. In the lead-up to the Feb. 25 event, research communications intern Holly Mohr writes this commentary on one aspect of the [...]

Brock Trustee Robin Williams receives Order of Canada

Brock Trustee Robin Williams receives Order of Canada

Dr. Robin Williams, a well-known public health specialist who is also a member of Brock University’s Board of Trustees, has officially become a Member of the Order of Canada.
Williams was announced as an Order of Canada recipient last year, however her investiture took place last Friday (Feb. 13) at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, where Governor [...]

President’s Forum available via Livestream or podcast

President’s Forum available via Livestream or podcast

Brock faculty and staff have filled the seats for the President’s Forum meetings being held this week, Feb. 23 and 24.
The meetings are taking place in Pond Inlet on Monday Feb. 23 from 3 to 4:30 pm, and on Tuesday Feb. 24 from 9 to 10:30 am.
People can also go online to view live-streaming of [...]

Register online for President’s Forum meetings

Register online for President’s Forum meetings

Brock faculty and staff can now register online to attend one of the President’s Forum meetings being hosted by University President Jack Lightstone on Feb. 23 and 24.
The meetings will take place in Pond Inlet on Monday Feb. 23 from 3 to 4:30 pm, and on Tuesday Feb. 24 from 9 to 10:30 am.
At the [...]

Website launched for presidential search

Website launched for presidential search

Brock University has launched a new website to help in the search for a President and Vice-Chancellor to succeed Jack Lightstone, whose second and final five-year term will expire in June 2016.
The presidential search is overseen by a 12-member search committee that was assembled last November. A search consultant, Caldwell Partners, has also been retained.
The [...]

Free skating for Brock community on Family Day

Free skating for Brock community on Family Day

Get your skates out — Brock employees are invited to enjoy the Family Day holiday on Monday Feb. 16 by taking advantage of a free Family Skate.
Rink 1 at the Seymour-Hanna four-pad, on St. Paul Street West in St. Catharines, has been booked for an hour, starting at 2 pm.
All Brock faculty and staff and [...]

Lightstone to host President’s Forums on Feb. 23, 24

Lightstone to host President’s Forums on Feb. 23, 24

Brock President Jack Lightstone will be hosting two President’s Forum meetings with Brock faculty and staff on Feb 23 and 24.
The University’s three vice-presidents - Academic, Administration and Research - will also be part of the discussions.
The meetings will take place in Pond Inlet, on Monday Feb 23 from 3 to 4:30 pm and on [...]

Gordon Dunkley was a popular member of Computer Sciences

Gordon Dunkley was a popular member of Computer Sciences

The Brock community is saddened to learn of the death of Gordon Dunkley, on Feb. 2, 2015.
Gord joined Brock and the Department of Computer Science in 2001 as Student Support Coordinator, providing academic and career advising, student outreach and community liaison. He was a popular fixture in the department, always eager to help colleagues.
“His winning [...]

More than good wines, Cuvée turns up the fine food factor

More than good wines, Cuvée turns up the fine food factor

The Cuvée Grand Tasting became a hot-ticket event because of wines — Cuvée is a serious examination of Ontario’s best vintages. But in recent years, gourmet food has been taking a bigger nibble of the action.
When Cuvée 2015 happens in Niagara Falls on Feb. 27 at Fallsview Casino Resort, more than a dozen top Ontario [...]

Helping a university weather the storm

Helping a university weather the storm

When a major snowstorm makes driving dangerous and shuts down schools and universities, many people stay indoors for an unscheduled “snow day”.
But not everyone.
Brock University’s five residences house nearly 2,400 students, the equivalent of a small town that needs to be fed, made secure and kept accessible to emergency vehicles.
When Monday’s winter wallop shut down [...]

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