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Brock prof’s book on WWI literature challenges ideas of Canadian identity

Brock prof’s book on WWI literature challenges ideas of Canadian identity

A Brock prof’s book on contemporary Canadian First World War literature aims to challenge our prevailing ideas about Canadian identity on the 100-year anniversary of the Great War (1914-18). Catching the Torch: Contemporary Canadian Literary Responses to World War I by Neta Gordon, associate professor of English Language and Literature, wrestles with questions like what the First World War mean to Canadians? And why does it mean what it means to us?

Earth Sciences professor among group that receives EU grant to train PhD students

Earth Sciences professor among group that receives EU grant to train PhD students

A Brock University scientist is a member of a group of 20 researchers from 11 countries that has received a large European Union (EU) grant to train PhD students in the latest, innovative geoscience technologies.

Publisher declares Brock economist’s book a “classic”

Publisher declares Brock economist’s book a “classic”

UK-based publisher Routledge last month named Brock Professor Mohammed Dore’s book Dynamic Investment Planning a classic.

WestJet ‘Christmas Miracle’ campaign taking Brock alumnus to new heights

WestJet ‘Christmas Miracle’ campaign taking Brock alumnus to new heights

Brock University alumnus and Sport Management grad Greg Plata was recently named one of Canada’s top 30 under 30 by Marketing Magazine.

Goodman honours early alumnus with distinguished graduate award

Goodman honours early alumnus with distinguished graduate award

One of the first graduates of Brock University’s business program has been named the 2014-2015 Goodman School of Business Distinguished Graduate.

Brock graduate students recognized for research excellence

Brock graduate students recognized for research excellence

Twenty-seven Brock graduate students were recognized for research excellence with 2014 Canada Graduate Student funding awards from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

Early Brock marketing materials donated to University archives

Early Brock marketing materials donated to University archives

The story behind the evolution of Brock’s visual identity is being preserved thanks to the man who was the creative mind behind University marketing campaigns of the 1970s and ‘80s. Doug Geddie, Brock’s director of marketing, communications, recruitment and liaison from 1970-86, has donated his personal trove of mint-condition marketing materials to the University, in honour of its 50th anniversary.

Brock Pride organizes transgender-related events on campus this week

Brock Pride organizes transgender-related events on campus this week

Brock Pride, in co-operation with the University’s Human Rights and Equity Office, has organized a series of transgender-related events on campus from Nov. 17 to 21.

Brock welcomes visiting professors and scholars from around the world

Brock welcomes visiting professors and scholars from around the world

Brock International Services recently welcomed 22 professors and scholars from institutions across the world for this term’s We Welcome the World Reception.

Local businessman and supporter donates $1-million to Brock’s Cairns Complex

Local businessman and supporter donates $1-million to Brock’s Cairns Complex

The family of local businessman and long-time Brock University supporter H.-Rudi Kroeker made a $1-million donation today to the institution in support of the Cairns Family Health and Bioscience Research Complex.

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