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Friday is Pi(e) Day at Brock University

Friday is Pi(e) Day at Brock University

Friday is also Pi Day at Brock University.
The Map, Data and GIS Library (MC C-306) are marking the day - an annual celebration of the mathematical constant 3.14 - by teaching visitors about statistical software now available in the MDGL, exploring facts about pi, and learning about data visualization.

Department of Kinesiology submits statement of intent for new program

Department of Kinesiology submits statement of intent for new program

The Department of Kinesiology has submitted a statement of intent that it wishes to introduce a new program: MA in Applied Kinesiology.
As part of the approval process, the statement is being made available for the information of the University community to allow the opportunity for comment prior to moving to the next step of [...]

Brock profs to host panel discussion on crisis in Ukraine

Brock profs to host panel discussion on crisis in Ukraine

A group of professors at Brock University will host a public panel discussion next Wednesday on the political crisis in Ukraine. The professors will share their perspectives and historical contexts on the ongoing situation in the Eastern European country - from the deployment of Russian troops in Ukraine to the Crimean autonomy referendum scheduled for March 16.

Introduction to clinical trial research workshop set for March 7

Introduction to clinical trial research workshop set for March 7

An introductory session on clinical trials, the regulations that govern them, and relevant ethical considerations involved for both researchers and REB members is scheduled for Friday, March 7.

Brock sustainability group hosting two community science cafés this month

Brock sustainability group hosting two community science cafés this month

Brock University’s Environmental Sustainability Research Centre will host two community Science Cafés this month on biodiversity and sustainability issues in Niagara. Both of these interactive events are free and open to the public, and will take place at Mahtay Café, 241 St. Paul St. in downtown St. Catharines.

Goodman School of Business wants to create new graduate diploma program

Goodman School of Business wants to create new graduate diploma program

The Goodman School of Business has submitted a statement of intent that it wishes to introduce a new graduate diploma program.

Course helps acclimatize international students to living, studying and working in Canada

Course helps acclimatize international students to living, studying and working in Canada

On Wednesday, March 5 at 12 noon in WH 204, Victoria Steele (graduate recruitment officer) and Gillian Kemp (relationship manager) will discuss their service-learning experience with PMPC 6F01 Western Culture and Society.

Department of Music welcomes Juno-winning musician

Department of Music welcomes Juno-winning musician

Juno-winning composer-bassist-cellist Andrew Downing has composed an original music score for the legendary 1920 silent film ‘The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari’ - a cult classic in the horror genre and a masterpiece of the German expressionist cinema tradition.
Downing and his seven-member chamber jazz ensemble will perform live as the film is shown.
Tickets are available from [...]

Information on Feb. 26, 2014 senate now posted

Information on Feb. 26, 2014 senate now posted

Amendments to the Faculty Handbook were approved during Senate 617 held Feb. 26 and can be viewed online.

Modern Languages to unveil Senufo tapestry from Cote d’ Ivoire

Modern Languages to unveil Senufo tapestry from Cote d’ Ivoire

Modern Languages will be unveiling a Senufo tapestry, from Cote d’ Ivoire, Thursday, Feb. 26 at 2:45 p.m. in the Modern Languages area.

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