ANN ARBOR, MI – OCTOBER 17: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines reacts during the college football game against the Michigan State Spartans at Michigan Stadium on October 17, 2015 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Spartans defeated the Wolverines 27-23. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)Michigan’s head coach, Jim Harbaugh, famously guaranteed a win over Ohio State when he was the Wolverines’ quarterback. Harbaugh, who’s yet to beat the Buckeyes as a coach, came through on his promise as a player.This afternoon, one of Harbaugh’s top players, running back Karan Higdon, was asked if he would guarantee a win over Ohio State like his coach.The Wolverines’ star didn’t back down.“Yeah, I would. … Why not?” Higdon told reporters.The Michigan running back said he strongly believes in his coaching staff and teammates.“I believe in my brothers.”Like Jim Harbaugh did as a player, Karan Higdon guaranteed #Michigan a win over #OhioState in #TheGame @AP_Top25 pic.twitter.com/YrMIT9ntAn— Larry Lage (@LarryLage) November 19, 2018A lot gets made about players “guaranteeing” wins over their opponents, especially when it’s a big game, but what else is he supposed to say? Of course you want your players to believe they’re going to win the game.Ohio State and Michigan are set to kick off at noon E.T.The game will be on FOX.
A series of new awards has increased options for Brock University students and researchers looking to explore opportunities in Mexico.In an effort to increase internationalization, the Mexican government has introduced a series of scholarships offered to Canadians, in addition to merit-based awards offered to international students from more than 180 countries around the world.Canadian students and researchers interested in studying or conducting research in Mexico at the undergraduate, graduate or postgraduate level can apply for one of 27 available scholarships. Applicants are eligible to apply to more than 70 Mexican institutions offering academic programs registered with the National Council for Science and Technology as National Quality Graduate Programs, including Brock’s current partner institution, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México.Start dates for awarded applicants vary by institution and level of study, but range from March 1 to Dec. 8, 2019. Depending of the level of academic study, the length of study varies as well. Undergraduate and graduate scholarships last one term, while graduate-level research and postdoctoral fellowships last 12 months. Candidates seeking master’s degrees or doctoral programs range from two to four years.The scholarships include airfare, domestic transportation, tuition fees, accommodation and tuition fees for a language course, living allowance and health insurance.Application requirements vary by institution and program; however, the following is required for all applicants: A minimum 80 per cent academic average Acceptance into the desired Mexican institution and program in the application Certificate of an advanced level or proficiency in Spanish to ensure a minimum level of B2 (intermediate level), according to CEFR from a university or language centre All documents submitted in any language other than Spanish must be accompanied by a translation (does not need to be certified)Additional details about the scholarship and in-depth requirements can be found here.Applications must be submitted by Sept. 28 to be considered.For any questions or assistance with the application, please contact Jesse Barraza, Manager, International Learning Programs, at [email protected] or x4698. read more