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New graduate program aims to facilitate transition towards sustainability

New graduate program aims to facilitate transition towards sustainability

The first cohort of nine students recently launched Brock University’s new Sustainability Science and Society graduate program.

Species disappearance much faster than thought: Research, UNESCO chair

Species disappearance much faster than thought: Research, UNESCO chair

Alarming research from Duke University: plant and animal species are becoming extinct 1,000 times faster than when humans first started living on earth.

Brock launches UNESCO Chair in Community Sustainability

Brock launches UNESCO Chair in Community Sustainability

Brock University has been awarded a UNESCO Chair that will help to build capacity in sustainability science research and its practical transfer to society. The chair, which will operate under the theme “Community Sustainability: From Local to Global,” is one of more than 811 UNESCO Chairs worldwide and a network of 18 in Canada facilitated by the Canadian Commission for UNESCO. The Brock chair is the only one in Canada located at an institution situated within a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

Latest cultural series public lectures happen Oct. 22-23

Latest cultural series public lectures happen Oct. 22-23

He was the secretary-general for the Canadian Commission for UNESCO. Now David Walden is the latest high profile speaker to take to the podium in this year’s Walker Cultural Leader Series.

International scholars to visit Brock for unique conference

International scholars to visit Brock for unique conference

Brock University will play host this weekend to a unique conference about a little-known cultural group from the Middle East.

Daughter of migrant farm worker wins scholarship to Brock

Daughter of migrant farm worker wins scholarship to Brock

Sayuri Gutierrez, whose father is a Mexican migrant worker employed in the region, was hard-pressed to figure out how she and her family could ever afford a university education.

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