Brock Media Clips for Friday, Feb. 9

Here’s a look at some of the media attention Brock University received recently.

Brock University to fully pay tuition for international students pursuing PhD: The Globe and Mail quickly picked up on Brock’s announcement Thursday that it was increasing its financial support of international students who are pursuing a doctoral degree.

Don’t underestimate impact of smaller sport events, new Brock report says: Brock’s Niagara Community Observatory released a report from the Centre for Sport Capacity this week about how the impacts of sporting events in Niagara are measured. Niagara This Week, The St. Catharines Standard and YourTV Niagara all covered an NCO launch event.

Acting deputy fire chief role becomes permanent: Brock alumnus Dave Upper (BEd ’91) has been named deputy fire chief of the St. Catharines Fire Department. The St. Catharines Standard wrote about the appointment earlier this week.

Ontario grant helps Brock create first-of-its-kind wine sensory lab: In his Wines in Niagara Column Wednesday, Rick VanSickle wrote about the recent funding announcement that will allow Brock to build the world’s first augmented reality, virtual reality and sensory reality consumer laboratory.

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