Brock media clips for Friday, Feb. 12

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

Red dresses hang in the trees at Niagara’s post-secondary institutions to symbolize missing and murdered Indigenous women: Acting Vice-Provost, Indigenous Engagement Robyn Bourgeois discussed Brock’s participation in the REDress Project, which sees empty red dresses hung to signify the loss of thousands of Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit, lesbian, gay, trans, bisexual, queer, questioning, intersex and asexual (2SLGTBQQIA) people, in articles from Academica, Newstalk 610 CKTB and The St. Catharines Standard.

Brock to install 20 electric vehicle chargers on campus: The announcement that Brock has received funding to install 20 new electric vehicle chargers on campus was the subject of articles from Newstalk 610 CKTB and Academica, and included quotes from Senior Associate Vice-President of Infrastructure and Operations Scott Johnstone.

Could Canada benefit from American cannabis laws?: Associate Professor of Operations Research Michael Armstrong spoke to CBC radio stations across the country, including Ottawa, Winnipeg, Saskatchewan and Edmonton, about potential positive and negative outcomes that could result from changes to American recreational cannabis laws.

Too much money at stake for Tokyo Games to be cancelled, says Olympic expert: Assistant Professor of Sport Management Michael Naraine spoke to CBC about the financial influences that he believes will prevent the cancellation of the Olympics this summer. Naraine also spoke to Newstalk 610 CKTB about the Super Bowl.

COVID-19 has Brock University rowers competing from basements, garages, even different time zone: The efforts of Brock rowers, who competed remotely on rowing machines in their homes at the Canadian Indoor Rowing Championships, were featured in articles from The St. Catharines Standard and BP Sports Niagara.

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