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Robert Langen Art Gallery exhibit features video of nighttime military raid Robert Langen Art Gallery exhibit features video of nighttime military raid
(News Release - Oct 24)
Take Our Kids to Work Day is Wednesday, Nov. 5th Take Our Kids to Work Day is Wednesday, Nov. 5th
(Headline - Oct 24)
Laurier flags lowered to half-mast to recognize tragic events on Parliament Hill Laurier flags lowered to half-mast to recognize tragic events on Parliament Hill
(Notice - Oct 23)
Call for nominations for Laurier teaching awards
(Campus Update - Oct 23)
Nominations sought for honorary degrees and Order of Wilfrid Laurier University Nominations sought for honorary degrees and Order of Wilfrid Laurier University
(News Release - Oct 23)
Laurier Department of Religion and Culture celebrates 40th anniversary with special lecture
(Campus Update - Oct 21)
<em>The Globe and Mail</em> highlights Laurier's active learning class The Globe and Mail highlights Laurier's active learning class
(News - Oct 21)
Laurierís Tshepo Institute presents Alan Whiteside: Is HIV/AIDS over?
(News Release - Oct 20)
Laurier's Athletes of the Week: Nicole Lyon and Nakas Onyeka Laurier's Athletes of the Week: Nicole Lyon and Nakas Onyeka
(News - Oct 20)
Indonesian delegation visits Laurier Faculty of Social Work Indonesian delegation visits Laurier Faculty of Social Work
(Campus Update - Oct 20)
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Brenda Murphy, Geography and Contemporary Studies Brenda Murphy works on understanding how to develop and enhance disaster resilience and emergency management when dealing with problems like climate change, nuclear waste and e coli water contamination. As an environmental geographer teaching at Laurier Brantford, she teaches about environmental sustainability using interdisciplinary approaches. Her current work focuses on the adaptation of the maple syrup industry to climate change, the improvement of emergency management capacities in rural municipalities and the siting of nuclear facilities.

Brenda Murphy
Associate Professor,
Geography and Contemporary Studies