Media Talk (April 26 – May 10, 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

April 26: The Globe & Mail (Business School News) Brock University’s new B-school dean trying to raise the roof
Featuring comments by Don Cyr, associate professor, Finance, Operations & Information Systems, on his recent appointment as Dean of the Goodman School of Business and plans to secure funding for a new building.

Anthony Bogaert

Anthony Bogaert

April 29: (editorial)1% of the world’s population is asexual
Featuring comments by Anthony Bogaert, professor, Community Health Sciences, about his research on asexuality.

April 30: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls ReviewnGen rebranded as Innovate Niagara
Featuring comments by Brock University President Jack Lightstone, about the launch of the new regional business incubator Innovate Niagara and its online web portal for local entrepreneurs.

May 1: AM 610 CKTB, Tim Denis “In the Morning”
Interview with Larry Savage, director, Centre for Labour Studies, about the history of May Day (May 1, International Workers’ Day) in Canada and the political differences between May Day and Labour Day.

May 1: AM 900 CHML (Hamilton), The Scott Thompson show
Kendra Coulter, assistant professor, Labour Studies, is interviewed about May Day (May 1, International Workers’ Day) and the changing realities of work in Canada and around the world.

May 1: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls Review (Community Voices) Sometimes it’s hard to see what we’re looking for under the noise” by Ian Brindle, special advisor and professor, Chemistry.

May 1: The Province (Canadian Press)Nostalgia, social media help to fuel pop cultural comeback of all things ’90s
Featuring comments by Scott Henderson, associate professor, Communications, Popular Culture and Film, about the “flashback to the future phenomenon.”

May 1: The Chronicle of Higher EducationHumans Are Animals: 8-Year-Old vs. Misinformed Teacher
Featuring references to a 2010 study of animals conducted by Gordon Hodson, professor, Psychology, and Brock graduate student Kimberly Costello.

May 2: Welland Tribune / St. Catharines Standard / Niagara Falls ReviewBrock bursary named for Kormos
Featuring comments by Larry Savage, director, Centre for Labour Studies, who worked in Peter Kormos’ constituency office from 2001 to 2003.

May 4: Hamilton Spectator (opinion)Hey Canada: Adapt or sink” by Charles Conteh, associate professor, Political Science.

May 7: St. Catharines Standard (Regional section)Grandfather, grandson a class act
Article about Brock students, Chuck Burke (74), and Jonah Mondloch (18), grandfather and grandson who have been studying together in the same first-year philosophy course at the University since September.

May 7: Toronto Star (opinion/commentary)It’s time for a total ban on headshots in the NHL” by Danny Rosenberg, associate professor, Kinesiology, and Julie Stevens, associate professor, Sport Management.

May 8: Sun-TVThe Source
Charles Burton, associate professor, Political Science was interviewed by Ezra Levant about the NDP candidacy in BC of Frank Huang who has been alleged to have ongoing connections with the Chinese Communist Party.

May 9: Winnipeg free Press (opinion)Ban head shots in the National Hockey League” by Danny Rosenberg, associate professor, Kinesiology, and Julie Stevens, associate professor, Sport Management.
Rosenberg and Stevens recently published the paper, “Heads up: violence and the vulnerability principle in hockey revisited” in the journal Sport in Society.

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