Brock Media Clips for Friday, Feb. 25

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

Researchers in Milton aim to establish ‘golden spike’ at Crawford Lake: Research from Professor of Earth Sciences Francine McCarthy and her students, which saw them collect samples from Crawford Lake in Milton that might define a new era in the geologic time scale, was featured in the Toronto Star on Saturday, Feb. 19 and Monday, Feb. 21 as well as on CHCH.

‘I’m proving everyone wrong’: Actors with Down syndrome enjoying new era of media representation: Assistant Professor of Child and Youth Studies Chelsea Jones spoke to CBC about changes in the way the media represents people with disabilities.

Brock University prof urges balanced approach as Niagara politicians call for lifting local COVID-19 measures: Professor of Health Sciences Dan Malleck spoke to The St. Catharines Standard about the need to take a balanced approach to repealing restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Women dominate team USA’s medal count at Beijing Olympics: Assistant Professor of Sport Management Michele Donnelly spoke to Bloomberg about the need for more to be done to bring about parity for women’s sports at the Winter Olympics.

Brock partnering with YWCA to support local women and families: An upcoming Memorandum of Understanding between Brock University and YWCA Niagara Region that aims to improve the lives of local women and families was discussed in an article from 101.1 More FM.

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