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Calgary mayor makes stop at Brock for Congress panel

Calgary mayor makes stop at Brock for Congress panel

Calgary’s Mayor Naheed Nenshi stopped by Congress at Brock today to weigh in on the hypothetical question of, “if mayors ruled the world?” His appearance was part of a panel that also featured Alan Broadbent, chairman and founder of Maytree foundation; Christopher Hume, Toronto Star urban affairs reporter; Andrew Sancton, professor of political science, Western University; as well as American political theorist and author Benjamin Barber.

Canadian journalist kicks off Big Thinking series at Congress 2014

Canadian journalist kicks off Big Thinking series at Congress 2014

Mohammed stares into the camera, his piercing eyes aflame with passion. “I have to write my exams - I can’t afford to lose another year,” the high school student urgently tells the journalist taking his photograph, displayed on a screen at Congress 2014. Mohammed lives in Yarmouk, Syria, one of tens of thousands caught up in brutal civil war. His losses are unfathomable: his mother and sister dead from a rocket that ripped their humble house apart; two other sisters injured; a future threatened by the brutality of war and hunger.

Canada’s largest academic gathering kicks off at Brock

Canada’s largest academic gathering kicks off at Brock

Canada’s largest academic gathering officially kicked off on Friday night in Niagara at an evening reception at Brock’s Rodman Hall Art Centre in downtown St. Catharines. Organized by the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, Congress brings together more than 8,500 scholars, students and policy-makers to share ideas and shape the Canada of tomorrow.

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.

Grad students contemplate most beautiful science experiments and literature

Grad students contemplate most beautiful science experiments and literature

Brock graduate students Jory Korobanik and Julia Polyck-O’Neill would agree with Plato - beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder.

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