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New book looks at why Isaac Brock is the one we remember

New book looks at why Isaac Brock is the one we remember

Many generals have come and gone in Canada’s military history, but one in particular maintains celebrity status — Sir Isaac Brock.

Editor to some of Canada’s legends to speak at Brock

Editor to some of Canada’s legends to speak at Brock

Douglas Gibson has edited some of Canada’s biggest names, from Pierre Trudeau to Alice Munro. Now he’s coming to Brock to talk about it.

Brock hosts public talk about its namesake and Queenston Heights

Brock hosts public talk about its namesake and Queenston Heights

An acclaimed British author and military commander whose latest book chronicles the generalship of Maj.-Gen. Sir Isaac Brock will deliver a free public lecture at Brock this week.

Mythical last words aside, Brock’s commemoration pushes on

Mythical last words aside, Brock’s commemoration pushes on

“Surgite” may make a fine Latin motto for Brock University, but when Sir Isaac Brock was shot, he likely died instantly without a chance to anything.

Brock’s family tree grows more limbs

Brock’s family tree grows more limbs

With more than 70,000 Brock alumni, it’s no coincidence that there are many for whom Brock is a family affair.

Professor teaches at Russian university

Professor teaches at Russian university

David Schimmelpenninck van der Oye has become the first non-Russian to teach a short course at Federal Siberian State University.

Students present at binational conference

Students present at binational conference

Eleven Brock students made presentations in Niagara Falls at an annual Canada-U.S. conference.

Brock awarded $220,000 for augmented reality project

Brock awarded $220,000 for augmented reality project

Brock has been awarded $220,000 by the Ontario Media Development Corp. for its Ontario Augmented Reality Network (OARN).

Media Talk — Feb. 15

Media Talk — Feb. 15

Here are some recent media appearances by Brock faculty and staff.

Media Talk: Fear of plagiarism could stifle originality

Media Talk: Fear of plagiarism could stifle originality

John Sainsbury, professor of History, wrote the opinion piece “Fear of plagiarism could stifle originality,” which appeared in the Edmonton Journal on Jan. 22.
Sainsbury also wrote “Hosni farewell,” an editor in the Ottawa Citizen that has been reprinted in The Brock News here.

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