Brock media clips for Friday, May 14

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

Gaza’s Rockets: A Replenished Arsenal That Vexes Israel: Associate Professor of Operations Research Michael Armstrong was quoted in articles from The New York Times, The Washington Post and The New York Post that discussed rockets being fired from Gaza into Israel and the system Israel uses to intercept them.

Affordable housing in Niagara: Assistant Professor of Political Science Joanne Heritz spoke to YourTV Niagara about the current state of affordable housing in Niagara as well as what steps could be taken to improve access to affordable housing in the future.

Discussing the NHL and the Olympics: Assistant Professor of Sport Management Michael Naraine spoke to Newstalk 610 CKTB about the ongoing complications the COVID-19 pandemic could cause for the NHL and the Olympics this summer.

Climate debate heats up as Brock research shows disparity among predictive models: Professor of Earth Sciences Uwe Brand spoke to YourTV Niagara about being able to accurately measure atmospheric oxygen levels at any given geologic time. Brand also discussed the new approach to determining past atmospheres and its implications for evaluating global warming in an earlier interview with Newstalk 610 CKTB.

Hamilton Mountain Metro worker honoured as a ‘SuperMom’: A Mother’s Day story from highlighted a Brock University History student, known as Christina T. for confidentiality reasons, who is a single mother and a front-line worker planning to help another family have a child by becoming a surrogate.

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