Media Talk (May 24 – June 7, 2013)

“Media Talk” is a recurring summary of select Brock faculty, staff and student appearances in the media. If you have details of a media appearance to share with The Brock News, please send them to

May 24: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls ReviewTonya Verbeek ends her golden wrestling career
Featuring comments by Tonya Verbeek, assistant coach, Brock Wrestling.

Fiona Hunter

Fiona Hunter

May 25: AM 590 The FanOutdoor Journal Radio
Fiona Hunter, associate professor, Biological Sciences, was interviewed about the upcoming mosquito season and what you can do to protect yourself from the insects.

May 25: Niagara This WeekKeeping the Hope Alive
Featuring comments by Brock University President Jack Lightstone about this year’s eighth annual Rankin Cancer Run in Niagara.

May 27: St. Catharines Standard (Regional section)Giving students a working chance
Featuring comments by Pauline Dawson, manager of Experience Plus in Career Services, about the student services available at Brock to help students succeed in their job searches.

May 28: CTV “Primetime” (Edmonton)
Don Cyr, Dean, Goodman School of Business, was interviewed in Toronto for the CTV program “Primetime” in Edmonton about international students at Canadian Universities.

May 29: St. Catharines Standard (Community Voices)Inequality in our schools: On which side of the tracks?” by Darlene Ciuffetelli Parker, associate professor, Teacher Education, Faculty of Education.

May 29: CBC News (Business)How to stand out, while blending in
Featuring comments by Maxim Voronov, associate professor of strategic management, about his research on legitimizing Ontario wines and using history and tradition in winery niche marketing initiatives.

May 31: St. Catharines Standard /Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls ReviewGround broken for Brock arts school
Featuring comments by Douglas Kneale, Dean, Faculty of Humanities, and President Jack Lightstone at a May 31 celebration event for the future home of the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts in downtown St. Catharines.

June 1: Globe and MailDirty work: How household chores push families to the brink
Featuring comments by Andrea Doucet, professor of Sociology, and Canada Research Chair in Gender, Work & Care.

June 2: Toronto Sun Pinfalls at Niagara Falls as wrestling fights IOC snub
Featuring comments by Marty Calder, Brock Wrestling Coach, and Brock wrestler Jessica MacDonald.

June 2: National PostNew ideas fuel anxiety as parents expect more from their children and educators
Featuring comments by Kari-Lynn Winters, assistant professor, Teacher Education, and Debra Harwood, assistant professor, Graduate and Undergraduate Studies in Education, Faculty of Education.

June 3: Toronto StarOntario health and education experts call on Queen’s Park to update old sex education curriculum
Featuring comments by James Mandigo, president of the Ontario Physical Health Education Association, and Associate Dean, Undergraduate Studies, Applied Health Sciences.

June 4: AM 610 CKTBTim Dennis in the Morning
Tony Volk, associate professor, Child and Youth Studies, and an expert on bullying, is interviewed about the Federal Government’s $250,000 youth-led anti-bullying project.

June 4: Niagara This WeekBrock commissions sculpture artist
Featuring comments by President Jack Lightstone about the announcement that the University, thanks to a $1-million gift from local businessman and long-time Brock supporter David S. Howes, is commissioning Canadian artist Danek Mozdzenski to create a bronze sculpture of Sir Isaac Brock for the school’s St. Catharines campus.

June 4: Edmonton JournalEdmonton sculptor wins $1-million commission in Ontario
Featuring comments by Danek Mozdzenski, the artist commissioned by Brock to create a bronze sculpture of Sir Isaac Brock for the University’s St. Catharines campus.

June 6: AM 610 CKTBTim Dennis in the Morning
David Siegel, professor, Political Science, is interviewed about the ongoing Rob Ford saga and where he goes from here.

For more examples of Brock faculty news appearances, please check out the “Researchers in the news” section of Research Services website.

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