Brock Media Clips for Friday, Dec. 7

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

Could Huawei CFO arrest trigger technological cold war? Brock Political Scientist Charles Burton weighed in on the arrest of Huawei CFO Meg Wanzhou in Vancouver  Wednesday. He was interviewed by Global National, as well as by a reporter for Reuters, which ran a story in more than 130 newspapers around the world.

Lake in Canada could mark the beginning of human-influenced age: Al Jazeera’s Canadian network covered the story of Crawford Lake, and its importance in Earth’s geological timeline. They interviewed Brock researchers Francine McCarthy and Martin Head for the story.

21 tips every first-year student should know: Education Studies Assistant Professor Nicola Simmons was part of a feature article in Maclean’s Magazine offering advice to incoming university students. Simmons advice? Take time to make connections.

Exceptional year in grants for the Niagara Community Foundation: The St. Catharines Standard and 610 CKTB wrote stories about the inaugural David S. Howes Foundation grant recipients, which includes Brock University receiving funding for student mental health.

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