Media Talk (May 10 - 24, 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 campusnews@brocku.ca

Joe Kushner

Joe Kushner

May 14: St. Catharines Standard (Regional section) “Fort Erie racetrack one item on tourist buffet
Featuring comments about local tourism by Joe Kushner, professor, Economics.

May 16: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls ReviewGala raises money for children’s nutrition
Featuring comments by Mary-Louise Vanderlee, associate professor, Graduate and Undergraduate Studies in the Faculty of Education, who delivered the keynote address at this year’s Niagara Nutrition Partners breakfast gala, which raised $20,000 for their programs.

May 16: Niagara This WeekHot Ticket series an ‘experience’
Featuring comments by Debbie Slade, director, Centre for the Arts, about the launch of the Centre’s 2013-14 lineup.

May 18: St. Catharines Standard (print edition) “Former governor-general coming to Niagara black history summit”
Featuring comments by Tamari Kitossa, associate professor, Sociology, and Richard Ndayizigamiye from the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures, about the Black Canadian Studies Association conference coming to Brock May 24-25.

May 18: Toronto Sun (print edition) “Serious case of the shakes”
Featuring comments by Francine McCarthy, chair and professor, Earth Sciences, who commented on the 5.2 (Shawville, Que) and 4.2 (Braeside, Ont.) earthquakes that struck southern Ontario and Quebec on May 17.
McCarthy’s comments also appeared in the Brantford Expositor, Cornwall Standard-Freeholder, Kingston Whig-Standard, Lindsay Post, Midland Free Press, Napanee Guide, Sarnia Observer, Shoreline Beacon (Port Elgin) and Barry’s Bay This Week.

May 18: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls ReviewDid you feel it?; Niagara not a quake zone, despite jolt
Featuring comments by Francine McCarthy, chair and professor, Earth Sciences, who commented on the frequency of earthquakes in Southern Ontario.

May 20: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls Review (Community Voices) “Re-imaging Niagara’s economy” by Charles Conteh, associate professor, Political Science.

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

Posted on May 24, 2013

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