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International students bring World Cup spirit to Brock

International students bring World Cup spirit to Brock

International students at Brock have been filling the centre’s main floor lounge for many of the matches since the tournament kicked off earlier this month.

NSERC announces research grants for the next five years

NSERC announces research grants for the next five years

On June 26, NSERC announced the results of the 2014 Discovery Grants, scholarships and fellowships competitions for universities across the country.

Brock launches UNESCO Chair in Community Sustainability

Brock launches UNESCO Chair in Community Sustainability

Brock University has been awarded a UNESCO Chair that will help to build capacity in sustainability science research and its practical transfer to society. The chair, which will operate under the theme “Community Sustainability: From Local to Global,” is one of more than 811 UNESCO Chairs worldwide and a network of 18 in Canada facilitated by the Canadian Commission for UNESCO. The Brock chair is the only one in Canada located at an institution situated within a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

Brock advice on anti-spam legislation

Brock advice on anti-spam legislation

As private-sector companies gear up for the July 1 implementation of the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), in-boxes around Brock may be inundated with requests for consent from third parties seeking to continue to send you newsletters, deals and other commercial electronic communications (or CEMs, as they are termed by the legislation).
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Brock Farmer’s Market opens June 27 with new addition

Brock Farmer’s Market opens June 27 with new addition

Alongside the usual selection of fresh, local fruits and vegetables, Niagara VQA wine will be available for purchase at the Brock Farmer’s Market for the first time in seven years.

Calling all Badgers!

Calling all Badgers!

Return, reunite and relive your Brock experience this September.
Energy on campus is building as Brock University prepares to celebrate our milestone 50th anniversary at the 2014 Homecoming Weekend, Sept. 18-21. From across the Niagara region and Canada, Brock alumni, students and friends will reunite to celebrate and relive the best years of their lives. Join [...]

Brock Facebook tip: Be smart

Brock Facebook tip: Be smart

Brock students are reminded to be very careful when posting any personal information online, especially in groups that are not officially administered by the University and whose intentions or affiliations are unclear.

Brock receives energy efficiency rebate of more than $138,000

Brock receives energy efficiency rebate of more than $138,000

Brock University’s commitment to energy efficiency has a resulted in a rebate of more than $138,000 from a provincial program.

CCOVI director recognized for excellence in science, technology and innovation

CCOVI director recognized for excellence in science, technology and innovation

Debbie Inglis, director of Brock’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI), has been recognized with the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce’s award for excellence in science, technology and innovation at its annual Women in Business luncheon.

Severe thunderstorm alert for Niagara (June 17)

Severe thunderstorm alert for Niagara (June 17)

Brock officials are keeping a close eye on a severe thunderstorm watch for all of Niagara today. According to Environment Canada, conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, damaging hail and heavy rain. There is also a risk of a tornado. The threat of severe thunderstorms exists until this evening.

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