IN THE NEWS: Baseball broadcasts, teachers’ negotiations and mosquitos

In recent media appearances, Brock experts discussed baseball radio broadcasts, negotiations between the Ontario government and teachers, an increase in mosquito activity, the impact increased heat has on children in schools and ongoing research related to geologic time.

Blue Jays radio broadcasters won’t be returning to road this season: Associate Professor of Sport Management Michael Naraine spoke to the Canadian Press in an article that ran in the Globe and Mail and dozens of other outlets across the country about the Toronto Blue Jays’ decision to have their radio commentators not attend out-of-town games and instead deliver their call of the games remotely.

A bargaining unit representing Toronto high school teachers turns down province’s proposed deal: Professor of Labour Studies Larry Savage spoke to CBC’s Here and Now and the Toronto Star about the state of negotiations between the Ontario government and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation.

‘Barrage of mosquitoes’ forces organizers to postpone area festival: Professor of Biological Sciences Fiona Hunter spoke to the London Free Press about an increase in mosquito activity that led to the cancellation of a southwestern Ontario festival.

With extreme heat, schools struggle to provide students with optimal learning environment: Professor of Kinesiology Stephen Cheung spoke to Yahoo! about the impact increased heat in schools can have on students’ cognitive function.

Le lac de l’anthropocène: Professor of Earth Sciences Francine McCarthy spoke to Radio Canada’s Découverte program (in French) about her research at Crawford Lake, which proposes the start of a new epoch in geologic time.

Brock’s Co-op, Career and Experiential Education department helps students navigate journey from campus to real life: Co-op, Career and Experiential Education (CCEE) director Cara Krezek spoke to the Niagara Independent about the growth of CCEE at the University as well as new initiatives her team is preparing.

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