Brock Media Clips for Friday, Oct. 26

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

Here’s what could be inside the world’s oldest shipwreck: Associate Professor of Greek Art and Archaeology Elizabeth Greene was featured in a New York Post article about the recent discovery of the world’s oldest shipwreck. Greene said the unique conditions of the Black Sea, where the ship was found, allowed it to remain more intact than wrecks in other areas.

How e-voting’s big night went wrong in Ontario: Articles on the TVO website and in the Ottawa Citizen about problematic e-voting systems featured comments from Assistant Professor of Political Science Nicole Goodman. Though many municipal elections in Ontario experienced problems with their e-voting systems on election night, Goodman’s research has shown that online voting does increases overall voter turnout.

Key figure in #MeToo movement to speak at Brock University: The upcoming visit of American civil rights activist and #MeToo movement founder Tarana Burke to Brock University was featured in an article on the Newstalk 610 CKTB website. Tickets to Burke’s Monday, Oct. 29 talk are sold out, but the event will be streamed on the University’s Human Rights and Equity Facebook page.

Let’s not talk about sex, baby: Fargo locals who identify as asexual open up about the ‘invisible orientation’: An article in the Duluth News Tribune about Asexuality Awareness Week included research from Health Sciences Professor Anthony Bogaert that suggests approximately one per cent of the population identifies as asexual.

Ontario Wine Wire: The all NEW Alvento winery, plus: Flat Rock wine reviews, Vintages Niagara highlights, a craftier wine council and get your Cuvée tickets: The return of Cuvée, a Brock-run celebration of Ontario wines that will take place on Saturday, March 23, was included in a roundup on the Wines in Niagara website.

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