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University commemorates death of namesake

University commemorates death of namesake

The front of the Schmon Tower looked like a page out of a history book Friday morning.

Workshop will examine African Canadians’ role in War of 1812

Workshop will examine African Canadians’ role in War of 1812

A workshop at Brock this week will delve into the role of African Canadians in the War of 1812 - a topic researchers say is underrepresented in scholarly and popular literature. . . .

Photo exhibit kicks off Black History Month

Photo exhibit kicks off Black History Month

A photo exhibit from a professor of Middle Eastern and Iranian history has kicked off a full slate of events for Black History Month.

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.

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Homecoming 2014

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