Media Talk (June 7-21, 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

Lynn McCleary

Lynn McCleary

June 8: St. Catharines Standard (opinion column)Everyone wins when a workplace has a healthy atmosphere” by Lynn McCleary, associate professor, Nursing.

June 12: CHCH-TV HamiltonBrock wine conference
Coverage of the 2013 Riesling Experience (June 11-12) and the international Academy of Wine Business Research conference (June 12-15) hosted by Brock’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute and Goodman School of Business.

June 12: Welland Tribune / St. Catharines Standard / Niagara Falls ReviewDoug Rapelje to speak at Brock convocation ceremony
Interview with Doug Rapelje, past director of Social Services and Senior Citizens for the Region of Niagara, who received an honorary degree from Brock at spring convocation for his community leadership and passionate work in advancing the health and well-being of older adults.

June 14: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls ReviewA 99%-average student at Brock’s finish line
A convocation-day interview and profile of graduating Brock student Laura Broley who received both the Faculty of Mathematics and Science undergraduate Board of Trustees Spirit of Brock Medal, and Dean’s Medal for the highest standing in her Faculty.

June 14: Hamilton Spectator (community section)From class clown to top of the class
Reader-submitted story about Jeff White, a teacher education Brock student who received both the Faculty of Education’s undergraduate Board of Trustees Spirit of Brock Medal, and Dean’s Medal for the highest standing in his Faculty at spring convocation.

June 15: National PostBeyond Babysitter; The new ‘involved dad’ is driving a quiet revolution that bridles at the stereotype of a bumbling distant parent
Featuring comments by Andrea Doucet, professor of Sociology, and Canada Research Chair in Gender, Work & Care.

June 15: St. Catharines Standard (Community voices)There’s still a place in the world for poets” by Ian Brindle, special advisor and professor, Chemistry.

June 17: Toronto StarShould you put off kindergarten?; An increasing number of parents are opting to ‘redshirt’ kids born late in the year
Featuring comments by John McNamara, professor, Child and Youth Studies.

June 18: Huffington PostAsexual Disorder? The Search For Ace Identity Is Part Recognition, Part Redefinition
Featuring comments by Anthony Bogaert, professor, Community Health Sciences, about his research on asexuality.

June 18: Hamilton SpectatorConference looks at women’s boxing
Featuring comments by Cathy Van Ingen, associate professor, Kinesiology, about the “Fighting Women” symposium on women’s boxing in Toronto that she co-organized.

June 19: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls ReviewNiagara couple to ride 1,200 km for cystic fibrosis
Featuring comments by Emily Allan-Dakin, co-ordinator of experiential learning in the Department of Sport Management, who is taking part in the GearUp4CF 1,200km bike ride from Vancouver to Banff with her husband.

June 20: Toronto Star (opinion)Passion for teaching conveyed
A letter to the editor written by Phillip Mackintosh, associate professor and chair, Department of Geography.

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