Brock in the News — July 15-21

Global warming threatens some of the world’s favourite wines for surprising reasons

Extreme heat isn’t the only thing affecting the wine industry. Brock biologist and viticulture researcher Professor Gary Pickering explains that droughts, extreme cold weather, and frequency of extreme weather events are impacting the lifespan of vines, as well as the process of ripening the grapes.

Female-led ‘Doctor Who’ stokes talk about lack of visible minority heroines

Professor Scott Henderson and alumna Lisa Funnell (MA ’06) comment on the casting of British actress Jodie Whittaker for the female lead of popular television series ‘Doctor Who,’ sparking conversation on the increased need for visible minority heroines in mainstream media: National Post, Toronto Star, CP24, Waterloo Region Record

A gap between girl power and girlhood in the classroom

Child and Youth Studies professors Rebecca Raby and Shauna Pomerantz continue to receive widespread media coverage for their new book, “Smart Girls: Success, School and The Myth of Post-Feminism,” making an appearance on TVO and being featured in Ms. Magazine Blog.

Compassionate b-ball camp at Brock

Women’s basketball coach Ashley MacSporran is on a mission to build and guide strong young women into leaders as part of the year-long #CompassionateSTC campaign with JCI St. Catharines: St. Catharines Standard, Niagara this Week


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