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Law Forum Panel helps Brock students understand legal industry

Law Forum Panel helps Brock students understand legal industry

More than 45 Brock students attended the Law Forum Panel on Oct. 1, as part of the ‘Thinking About Law’ series offered by Career Services and the Department of Political Science, with sponsorship from Kaplan Prep Test.

Brock hosting St. Catharines mayoral debate Oct. 9

Brock hosting St. Catharines mayoral debate Oct. 9

Five candidates will make their case to lead Niagara’s largest city in front of voters Thursday, Oct. 9 at the Sean O’Sullivan Theatre from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. The municipal election is Oct. 27.

Talk will explore ideology and water politics in Southern Alberta

Talk will explore ideology and water politics in Southern Alberta

Brock’s Sustainability Science and Society graduate program will present a talk next week by political science professor Tim Heinmiller, “Ideology and Water Politics in Southern Alberta.” The public talk takes place Thursday, Oct. 2, at 2 p.m. in Plaza 408. All are welcome.

Brock celebrates naming of Flora Egerter Way

Brock celebrates naming of Flora Egerter Way

When Flora Egerter drafted a resolution in 1957 calling for a new university in Niagara, her fellow Allanburg Women’s Institute members were in full support. Jean Harley, who was a member of the institute 57 years ago, recalled concern that it would be difficult to turn Egerter’s vision into something tangible.

Brock profs to host one-day symposium on Scottish referendum

Brock profs to host one-day symposium on Scottish referendum

Professors from Brock University’s departments of history, political science and popular culture are co-organizing a full-day symposium that will examine the upcoming referendum on Scottish independence from many different angles. The symposium - A “good year for a referendum” - takes place Friday, Sept. 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Sankey Chamber. The event is free and open to the public.

Researcher looks at why fewer of us go out to vote

Researcher looks at why fewer of us go out to vote

The Niagara Community Observatory at Brock University has released a policy brief that examines voter decline, reviewing voter turnout in Niagara Region and also discussing voting trends in a national context.

National Model UN conference ‘an amazing opportunity’ for Brock students

National Model UN conference ‘an amazing opportunity’ for Brock students

Fifteen members of Brock’s National Model United Nations group made the recent trip to New York for a conference involving students from around the world.

Panel looks at election, future of Quebec politics

Panel looks at election, future of Quebec politics

Brock’s Department of Political Science is holding a panel April 9 to discuss the Quebec election results.
Panelists Juris Dreifelds, Janique Dubois, Sanjay Jeram and Matthew Hennigar will discuss the fallout from the April 7 vote, as well as the future of Quebec politics.

Brock talk on Ukraine crisis rescheduled for March 19

Brock talk on Ukraine crisis rescheduled for March 19

The Brock University public panel discussion on the political crisis in Ukraine, which was cancelled on March 12, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 19. A group of 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 March 16 Crimean autonomy referendum.

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.

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