Brock in this News — April 22-28

Why you shouldn’t feel guilty for taking a day off from your workout

TIME health magazine profiles bone density research by Brock graduate student Nigel Kurgan, discussing his findings on how too much exercise affects bone health.

Smoking during pregnancy leads to childhood obesity

Underweight or premature babies are not the only results of smoking during pregnancy. New Brock research from Danielle Molnar determines that fetuses exposed to nicotine from cigarette smoke are at higher risk of being obese: 610 CKTB

‘Manning up’ has its costs

Normalized masculine traits such as independent, unemotional and aggressive are actually harming men and boys’ social and emotional well-being, says Sociology professor Murray Knuttila: St. Catharines Standard.

An escape room with historical twist

A group of Dramatic Arts students are taking experiential education to a new level by building an escape room in a Niagara Falls museum. The St. Catharines Standard sits down with professor Natalie Alvarez to discuss how the idea came into fruition.

Training future winemakers in Niagara

St. Catharines Standard gives a rundown of how Brock University and Niagara College are preparing the next set of winemakers.

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