Brock Media Clips for Thursday, June 27

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

Key takes new role at Brock University: Amos Key, Jr., Brock’s incoming Vice-Provost, Indigenous Engagement, was featured in an article in the Brantford Expositor that focused on his time at Brantford’s Woodland Cultural Centre and his new role at Brock. Key begins his time at the University Monday, July 1.

Waiting for The Wave: What can Hamilton do to stave off climate-change flooding?: Articles in the Hamilton Spectator and St. Catharines Standard discussing record water levels on Lake Ontario featured comments from Professor of Biological Sciences Liette Vasseur.

Greta Thunberg: How one teenager became the voice of the planet: Child and Youth Studies Professor Rebecca Raby spoke with Wired about youth activism in a piece about Swedish teen Greta Thunberg, who has mobilized millions of young people to demand action on the world’s climate crisis.

Ontario cannabis sales more than doubled after stores started to open: In a Global News article, Associate Professor of Operations Research Michael Armstrong discussed the appeal of cash transactions for those purchasing marijuana legally in Ontario.

Brock hires Carleton lead assistant Willy Manigat as men’s team head coach: The introduction of Willy Manigat as Brock’s new men’s basketball coach was the subject of a St. Catharines Standard article. Manigat was previously an assistant coach for the Carleton Ravens men’s basketball team.

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