Brock Media Clips for Friday, Aug. 12

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

Brock University students discover thousands of artifacts during archaeological dig: Kimberly Monk, a maritime archaeologist and Brock Adjunct Professor of History, spoke to CHCH and Newstalk 610 CKTB about the work a team of Brock field school students and volunteers are doing to uncover the historic Shickluna Shipyard in St. Catharines.

Brock prepares to support Canada Summer Games: Brock’s ongoing contributions to the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games, including hosting events and more than 5,000 athletes, were discussed in pieces from Academica and CHCH, while The NOTL Local, L’Action and BP Sports Niagara highlighted the Brock Badgers Dance Pak’s performance in the Games’ opening ceremonies.

Jailing of Brittney Griner won’t shake allure of high pay in autocratic states, sports observers say: Associate Professor of Sport Management Michael Naraine spoke to CBC about the sentencing of WNBA star Brittney Griner to serve nine years in prison in Russia on charges of drug possession.

Unifor elects Lana Payne to succeed Jerry Dias as president: Professor of Labour Studies Larry Savage spoke to The Globe and Mail, CBC and The Toronto Star, as well as CBC radio stations across the country, about the result of the largest private-sector union in Canada’s leadership election. Savage also spoke to Yahoo News about strategies the provincial government is using as it faces labour action from employees in the education sector.

Time to erase differences, live together as inclusive society: Brock’s Vice-President, Administration Ken Chan spoke to The NOTL Local about the installation of rainbow crosswalks in the Niagara region, while also sharing about his personal journey and the welcome he and his husband have received after moving to the region.

Brock mourns loss of former Chancellor Ned Goodman: Former Brock University Chancellor Ned Goodman, who passed away Sunday, Aug. 7, was remembered in pieces from Newstalk 610 CKTB and 101.1 More FM. Goodman’s legacy and contributions were also discussed by Professor of Business Ethics Paul Dunn during his weakly talk with Newstalk 610 CKTB.

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