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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 [...]

Brock statue: Sure and steady wins the race

Brock statue: Sure and steady wins the race

The General is coming home. He’s just taking a bit longer than expected.
In the meantime, some new photos should excite a Brock community that has been eagerly awaiting the arrival of a bronze sculpture of University namesake Major-Gen. Sir Isaac Brock.
When it does arrive, the artwork — a gift from longtime Brock supporter and former [...]

Brock faculty, staff and students bring some yuletide cheer to Schmon Tower

Brock faculty, staff and students bring some yuletide cheer to Schmon Tower

A musical ensemble of Brock faculty, staff and students entertained the Brock community in the lobby of Schmon Tower Friday afternoon.

Brock visual arts prof creates app to uncover historic nuclear testing

Brock visual arts prof creates app to uncover historic nuclear testing

What many still do not know is just how close to home lay 270,000 painful reminders of secret atomic testing carried out during the infamous Manhattan Project.

Brock faculty and staff about to embark on 8 Week Challenge

Brock faculty and staff about to embark on 8 Week Challenge

It’s fun and it’s a challenge - and Brock Health, Safety and Wellness wants you to be a part of it.

It’s called the ‘8 Week Challenge.’

President Lightstone recognizes Brock faculty and staff at annual Holiday celebration

President Lightstone recognizes Brock faculty and staff at annual Holiday celebration

Brock University President Jack Lightstone capped off his annual holiday celebration by recognizing several outstanding faculty and staff members Monday afternoon at Pond Inlet.

Brock community joins the party

Brock community joins the party

Another weekend, another happy Santa Claus Parade.
With their appearance in the Niagara-on-the-Lake parade last Saturday (Dec 13), the Brock University float and its goodwill volunteers wrapped up another season of helping Niagara kids from two to 92 get into the holiday spirit.
About 20 Brock students, staff and faculty turned out for the NOTL event, which [...]

Brock Campus Store exceeds toy drive goal

Brock Campus Store exceeds toy drive goal

The Brock University community has risen to the challenge again. Through an enormous amount of caring and generosity the Campus Store has exceeded this year’s Community Care Angel Tree goal of collecting 625 toys for children in Niagara.

Lieutenant-governor talks social sustainability with Brock students, researchers

Lieutenant-governor talks social sustainability with Brock students, researchers

Ontario’s lieutenant-governor met with a group of Brock University students and researchers Wednesday to discuss environmental sustainability, mainly how to understand and bring ‘social’ aspects back into sustainability discourses.

Registration open for 2015 3MT® contest

Registration open for 2015 3MT® contest

Master’s and doctoral students at Brock have until Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 to register for the 2015 Three Minute Thesis® (3MT®) contest.

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