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Media Talk (Feb. 8 - Feb. 20, 2014)

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“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 campusnews@brocku.ca

Jim Willwerth

Jim Willwerth

Feb. 8: CBC News (Hamilton) “Extreme cold: Ontario wine grower’s crop devastated by bitter cold
Featuring comments about the effects of cold weather on grape crops by Jim Willwerth, CCOVI viticulturlist.

Feb. 9: ForbesViolent Video Games Can Turn Kids Into Progressive Intellectuals
References a study conducted by Mirjana Bajovic, an instructor in the Faculty of Education’s Department of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies.

Feb. 9: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls ReviewBrock students spread the love at long-term care centre
Cogeco-TV - “Seniors Prom
Story about 15 students from Brock’s Leaders Citizenship Society who co-ordinated a Valentine’s Day Prom Night for residents of West Park Health Centre in St. Catharines.

Feb. 11: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls ReviewArts centres on time and on budget: Brock, St. Catharines
Featuring comments by President Jack Lightstone; Brian Hutchings, Vice-President of Finance and Administration and Douglas Keanle, dean of the Faculty of Humanities, taken from a Feb. 10 presentation to St. Catharines city council about the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts.

Feb. 11: The Globe and Mail (debate) “The CBC has corrupted itself by giving in to Olympic demands” by Blayne Haggart, assistant professor of political science.

Feb. 12: Huffington Post (blog) “Animals Are Workers, Too” by Kendra Coulter, assistant professor, Labour Studies at Brock.

Feb. 12: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls ReviewWhat’s going on with monarch butterflies?
Featuring comments by Liette Vasseur, professor of biological sciences and member of Brock’s Environmental Sustainability Research Centre (ESRC), about the environmental impacts affecting migrating species, such as monarch butterflies.

Feb. 12: Niagara News (Niagara College) “Pesticides poisoning our future
Interview with Liette Vasseur, professor of biological sciences.

Feb. 12: Brock Radio CFBU 103.7 FM - Inquisitive Minds with Mike Saunders

  • Interview #1 - Learning about spinal cord injuries with David Ditor, associate professor of Kinesiology.
  • Interview #2 - An inspiring conversation with Applied Health Sciences master’s student Lauren Torok who has suffered from mental illness herself, now doing research into ways to help those who also suffer from issues of mental health.
  • Interview #3 - Where have all the Monarch butterflies gone? Featuring Liette Vasseur, Brock sustainability scientist and researcher in biological sciences.

Feb. 13: Ottawa Citizen (opinion) “Feedback aids learning” by Michael J. Armstrong, associate professor with the Goodman School of Business, who is a visiting research chair this semester at Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont.

Feb. 13: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls ReviewFalls voter turnout tumbles
Featuring comments by Tim Fowler, instructor, Labour Studies/Political Science.

Feb. 15: The Globe and MailNiagara’s revitalization is long overdue
Featuring comments by Jack Lightstone, President of Brock University.

Feb. 15: St. Catharines Standard “Grape and wine lecture series has global reach”
Featuring comments by Belinda Kemp, a senior scientist in oenology for CCOVI, about the Institute’s 2014 lecture series.

Feb. 17: Toronto StarGay-straight alliances cut suicide risk for both gay and straight students, new research shows
References research by Julian Kitchen, associate professor in the Faculty of Education at Brock.

Feb. 17: CBC NewsAnalysis: Middle class retailers dying a slow death: Don Pittis
Featuring comments by Kendra Coulter, assistant professor, Labour Studies, and author of the book Revolutionizing Retail, which will be published this month.

Feb 19: Brock Radio CFBU 103.7 FM - Inquisitive Minds with Mike Saunders

Feb. 19: AM 610 CKTB “Tim Denis in the Morning”
Kendra Coulter, assistant professor, Labour Studies, was a guest on this radio program.

Feb. 20: AM 1010 CFRB “John Moore in the Morning”
Kendra Coulter, assistant professor, Labour Studies, was a guest on this radio program.

Feb. 20: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls ReviewBrock panel looks at the changing face of arts criticism
Featuring comments by event organizer Karen Fricker, an assistant professor of Dramatic Arts, about the two-day colloquium on “The Changing Face of Theatre Criticism in the Digital Age.

Feb. 20: CHCH-TV How dogs help with reading skills
Featuring comments by Profs. Christine Tardif-Williams (Child and Youth Studies) and Sandra Bosacki (education)
Featuring comments by Christine Tardif-Williams, associate professor of child and youth studies, about their community research project looking at the role that animals play in promoting basic social and emotional competencies in children.

Feb. 19: Sun News (Prime Time) “China’s industrial espionage
TV interview with Charles Burton, associate professor, Political Science, about the sad fate of Canada’s IMAX in China.

Feb. 20: Sun News (Prime Time) “Canada condemns China
TV interview with Charles Burton, associate professor, Political Science, about the Canadian Government’s engagement on human rights in China.

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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