Brock Media Clips for Friday, Feb. 28

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

Brock University’s $19-million innovation hub now open: The opening of the Brock LINC, a transformational new innovation space at the University, was the subject of a St. Catharines Standard article and included quotes from Vice-President, Research Tim Kenyon and Brock LINC Executive Director Farzana Crocco. The article also discussed the completion of the University’s District Energy Efficiency Project (DEEP), which will cut Brock’s carbon emissions by 25 per cent.

Diplomats warned federal government about getting too tight with China, committee hears: A CBC article featured quotes from Associate Professor of Political Science Charles Burton’s recent appearance before a House of Commons committee, where he spoke about the negative consequences that could come from a growing trade relationship between Canada and China.

Brock University sweeps USports wrestling national titles: Brock’s retention of the USports national men’s and women’s wrestling titles, an event the University hosted, was featured in articles from CHCH, Newstalk 610 CKTB,  BP Sports Niagara and the Niagara Falls Review. Brock wrestler Clayton Pye was also featured in a Toronto Sun article.

Can ‘the mall’ survive a changing retail landscape?: Professor of Marketing Antonia Mantonakis talked to Niagara This Week about the need for shopping malls to offer new experiences for visitors if they are to compete with online retailers.

Researchers give stories of trauma meaning through art: A research project, which featured artistic themes from Assistant Professor of Nursing Sheila O’Keefe-McCarthy, as well as the paintings and poetry they inspired, was featured in a CBC article.

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