Brock in the News — July 8-14

Hot time planned for Pelham Summerfest

A number of Brock ambassadors and Badger athletes will be at this weekend’s Pelham Summerfest, hosting a Drop-in Ultimate Frisbee event and handing out Brock swag to community members.

Want your kids to do as they’re told? Try this, a new study says

While there is no right way to parent your children, Psychology Professor Angela Evans lends her expertise on what you can do to get them to behave: CBC, 105 EZRock and 610 CKTB

How far can a mosquito chase me?

With summer in full swing, spending time outdoors means being on high alert for mosquitos. However, Brock’s mosquito expert and Biological Sciences Professor Fiona Hunter explains that we need not worry, as most mosquitos won’t chase you on your walk from start to finish.

Malivoire in step with rosé trend

With a name like Shiraz Mottiar, it’s only fitting that this Brock alum would be making headlines with in the wine industry with his new Malivoire 2016 Vivant Rosé.

Course focused on environment

Brock’s new Sustainability Science and Society graduate program aims to educate its students toward leaving a cleaner planet for future generations.

Everyday sexism in a ‘post-feminist’ world

From youth to adulthood, young women face a number of challenges when trying to overcome deeply rooted stereotypes about their role in society — a topic that Shauna Pomerantz and Rebecca Raby, Professors in the department of Child and Youth Studies, know through and through following their research with over 50 youth in southern Ontario. The pair’s story was featured in The Atlantic this week.

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