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Brock prof’s book on revolutionizing retail released in paperback

Brock prof’s book on revolutionizing retail released in paperback

The paperback version of Kendra Coulter’s book, Revolutionizing Retail: Workers, Political Action, and Social Change has just been released. The associate professor in Brock’s Centre for Labour Studies published her book earlier this year, which is now available in paperback form due to the book’s success.

Tribute to Teaching winners share hands-on philosophy

Tribute to Teaching winners share hands-on philosophy

This year’s recipients of the Brock University Tribute to Teaching awards share similar philosophies in the classroom.

Brock PhD student wins Ontario research award

Brock PhD student wins Ontario research award

A Brock University doctoral student is among a group of graduates to win an Ontario-wide student research award.

Badgers looking to build on successful first half of 2014/15 season

Badgers looking to build on successful first half of 2014/15 season

Brock University Athletics closed out the first half of the 2014-15 season the same way much of the last four months have gone - with another victory.

Ecole Polytechnique: The passage of time must not render us indifferent

Ecole Polytechnique: The passage of time must not render us indifferent

By Jack Lightstone
President, Brock University
There are momentous, public tragic events that occur in our lifetimes for which we vividly remember where we were when they happened, or when we learned of them.
We retain such memories because, at the very moment these events are taking place, it is self-evident that the tragedy has or will have [...]

United Way campaign closing in on $130,000 goal

United Way campaign closing in on $130,000 goal

The 2014 Brock United Way campaign has raised more than $120,000 (93%) for the United Way St. Catharines and District, which funds 66 programs delivered by 39 agencies.

Brock Library forced to shed journal subscription costs

Brock Library forced to shed journal subscription costs

Brock is becoming the latest university to cancel some of its academic journal subscriptions because their spiralling costs have become too expensive to sustain.
Effective Dec 31, Brock will cancel a major package of electronic subscriptions to 1,363 journals distributed by US-based Wiley-Blackwell, which is one of about a half-dozen major companies who control most of [...]

Happy Holidays - what’s open/closed during the break

Happy Holidays - what’s open/closed during the break

University buildings throughout the main campus, east campus and satellite locations will be locked and closed during the holidays, starting Wednesday, Dec. 24 at 6 p.m.

BUSU brings Drive Home program back for exams

BUSU brings Drive Home program back for exams

Brock University Students’ Union is bringing back its Drive Home program. The program provides students with after hour rides home while they stay late at school to study during exam periods.

Brock mourns the passing of rowing founder Jack Nicholson

Brock mourns the passing of rowing founder Jack Nicholson

Jack Nicholson couldn’t have known when he coached the first crews in 1964 that Brock University’s rowing program would become the best in Canada.

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