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Carol Merriam to become Interim Dean of Humanities

Carol Merriam to become Interim Dean of Humanities

This announcement was made today (Jan. 15) by Neil McCartney, the University’s Provost and Vice-President, Academic:
“With the imminent departure of Douglas Kneale, I am pleased to announce that Carol Merriam, Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies, Faculty of Humanities has been appointed as the Interim Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, for the period of [...]

Brock loses a giant with the death of David S. Howes

Brock loses a giant with the death of David S. Howes

Brock University joins the St. Catharines-Niagara community in mourning the loss of David S. Howes, a longtime friend and passionate supporter of the University, who died on Jan. 12 after a lengthy illness.
Probably more than any individual in Brock’s history, Howes was a symbol of the bond between the University and its host community.
A successful [...]

Letter signed by Napoleon found in Brock Library - Free public workshop planned

Letter signed by Napoleon found in Brock Library - Free public workshop planned

So when a document with the signature of “Napoleon” surfaced in the Brock Library you can imagine the excitement surrounding it.

Brock women’s curling team off to China to represent Canada

Brock women’s curling team off to China to represent Canada

The Brock University women’s curling team will be representing Canada at the fourth annual Yichun International Women’s Bonspiel being held Jan. 15 to 19 in China.

Brock’s Dean of Humanities renewed for another term, but he’s moving on

Brock’s Dean of Humanities renewed for another term, but he’s moving on

Brock University’s Dean of Humanities Douglas Kneale has been reappointed to another term. However, he is moving on to accept a new position as Provost at the University of Windsor.

Deadline for Brock’s 2015 Three Minute Thesis competition is fast approaching

Deadline for Brock’s 2015 Three Minute Thesis competition is fast approaching

The countdown is on for Brock graduate students to register for Brock’s 2015 Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition.

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.

Goodman School of Business to honour Niagara wine visionary Len Pennachetti

Goodman School of Business to honour Niagara wine visionary Len Pennachetti

Len Pennachetti, founder of Cave Spring Cellars and prominent supporter of Ontario’s wine industry, has been selected as the 2015 Distinguished Leader of Brock University’s Goodman School of Business.

Brock researchers receive Insight Grants from SSHRC

Brock researchers receive Insight Grants from SSHRC

In this latest round, announced December 19, Brock University received more than $1.52 million over five years in Insight Grants, more than a tripling of the $435,865 Brock received in 2013. As well, the number of successful Brock research programs more than doubled, from four last year to nine in 2014.

Brock mourns the loss of Eddie Greenspan

Brock mourns the loss of Eddie Greenspan

The Brock community is deeply saddened to learn of the death today (Dec. 24)  of legendary lawyer, Niagara native and Brock honorary alumnus Eddie Greenspan.
Greenspan died in Phoenix, Arizona, surrounded by his family. He was two months shy of his 71st birthday.
Born and raised in Niagara Falls, Greenspan went on to become Canada’s most famous [...]

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