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Blackface Halloween costumes, and a lesson in historical consciousness

Blackface Halloween costumes, and a lesson in historical consciousness

Yesterday, on Monday, Nov. 3, I learned in an email from a faculty member of our Labour Studies program of the Halloween costume of several students attending a Brock Student Union Halloween party. Those in the costumes in question depicted the characters from the comic movie of several years ago about a Jamaican Bobsled team.

‘Transformative’ downtown arts school now 75% complete

‘Transformative’ downtown arts school now 75% complete

When Brock’s new arts school opens in September 2015, Douglas Kneale anticipates students from across Ontario will be lured to the cutting-edge facility in downtown St. Catharines.

BUSAC/Senate welcomes new members after byelection

BUSAC/Senate welcomes new members after byelection

The votes are in, and there are seven new Brock University Students’ Administrative Council/Senate members after last week’s byelection.

Goodman series helps prepare students for the job hunt

Goodman series helps prepare students for the job hunt

Goodman School of Business students are getting insider job tips and more thanks to Goodman Career’s “How to get a Job in…” series.

Master’s student research helps children with autism spectrum disorder

Master’s student research helps children with autism spectrum disorder

Naomi Johnson, a master’s student in Applied Disability Studies, is examining the effectiveness of a therapy program to help children with high functioning autism spectrum disorder (ASD) reduce and alleviate obsessive-compulsive behaviours (OCB).

Goodman/SAS partnership brings analytic software to students, researchers

Goodman/SAS partnership brings analytic software to students, researchers

A new partnership is giving Goodman School of Business researchers and students access to business analytics software, training and services from SAS Canada, an industry leader in the field of business intelligence and advanced analytics software.

Research Cafe looks at bullying, from classroom to workplace

Research Cafe looks at bullying, from classroom to workplace

There was a time, not too long ago, when the taunts and punches from schoolyard bullies were just considered a part of growing up. At workplaces, people would endure office gossip or a volatile boss for the sake of staying employed.
But, as a society, we’ve come to our senses. We realize that the physical and [...]

Brock men’s rowing team wins OUA gold

Brock men’s rowing team wins OUA gold

Brock University captured its second provincial athletics championship in less than one week after the men’s rowing team won gold this past weekend in St. Catharines.

Canada’s avant-garde set to storm Brock University next week

Canada’s avant-garde set to storm Brock University next week

More than 85 national and international avant-gardists will descend upon Brock and St. Catharines next week for Avant Canada, a conference on the avant-garde in our country. The conference is the 28th instalment of the Two Days of Canada conference at Brock University - the oldest Canadian studies conference of its kind in the country.

Quick ways to brush up on Brock’s security tools

Quick ways to brush up on Brock’s security tools

Recent tragic events in Canada have been clear reminders of the need to have good emergency preparedness at workplaces, schools, public buildings and government institutions.
Here at Brock the wellbeing of students, faculty, staff and visitors is the top priority. But safety is everyone’s responsibility, and given recent events, this is a good time for everyone [...]

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