Brock Media Clips for Monday, Jan. 13

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

Ontario university products just don’t make it to MLB — Blue Jays pitching prospect Alex Nolan is trying to change that: Former men’s baseball pitcher Alex Nolan was featured in a Toronto Star article about his journey from the Brock baseball team to signing a contract with Major League Baseball’s Toronto Blue Jays.

Protecting Ontario pets: Associate Professor of Labour Studies Kendra Coulter spoke with CTV News about the enforcement of new animal welfare laws in Ontario.

McMaster, Brock extend health sciences partnership, aim to keep more doctors in Niagara: The renewal of an agreement between McMaster and Brock universities to continue training students from McMaster’s Medicine program in Brock’s Roy and Lois Cairns Health and Bioscience Research Complex was featured on Global News, Newstalk 610 CKTB and Academica. More than 60 medical professionals from the program have decided to stay in Niagara.

‘Changed the whole world around me’: Grief dreams discussion at McNally House Hospice: An article about Brock alumnus Joshua Black’s (BA ’09, PhD ’19) research about grief dreams and their ability to help people manage their emotional state was featured in the St. Catharines Standard.

Will legal edibles take off? Here are 3 competitors: In a Global News article, Associate Professor of Operations Research Michael Armstrong discussed several factors that might pose a challenge to recently legalized edible cannabis products in Canada. Armstrong also spoke to The Growth Op about the upcoming privatization of cannabis sales in New Brunswick.

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