Brock Media Clips for Monday, Feb. 4

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

Brock officially opens new Goodman School of Business building: The grand opening of Brock’s $24-million Goodman School of Business, which includes 79,000 square feet of new and renovated space, was profiled in a St. Catharines Standard article and a Newstalk 610 CKTB interview.

Welland Canal’s shipbuilding past to be unearthed: Upcoming archaeological work by Adjunct Professor of History Kimberly Monk that will unearth a historical shipyard along Twelve Mile Creek in St. Catharines was explored in a St. Catharines Standard article and an interview with Newstalk 610 CKTB.

Social media is NOT causing teen depression as study finds there is ‘no data’ to back up claims it negatively affects young people over time: Articles from the Daily Mail and Science Daily featured quotes from Brock PhD student Taylor Heffer, the lead author of a study indicating there is no link between depression and social media.

The polar vortex is putting wineries at risk: Jim Willwerth, Senior Viticulturalist in Brock’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI), was featured in news stories on The Weather Network and CHCH that discussed the ability of CCOVI’s Vine Alert program to help growers determine the damage that may be inflicted to grape vines by cold temperatures.

International Holocaust Remembrance Day: Associate Professor of History Elizabeth Vlossak and current Professor of History and former Brock University President Jack Lightstone were quoted in a St. Catharines Standard article and a CHCH story about International Holocaust Remembrance Day Sunday, Jan. 27.

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