Brock Media Clips for Friday, Aug. 9

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

19 Canadians take citizenship oath at Brock University: A citizenship ceremony that took place at Brock University on Wednesday Aug. 7 was featured in a St. Catharines Standard article.

Uyghur students in Canada fear for their families in China — and their futures: Associate Professor of Political Science Charles Burton Spoke about the possible repercussions for Uyghur students who speak out against the Chinese government in an Ottawa Citizen article.

Humans versus Earth: the quest to define the Anthropocene: Earth Sciences professors Francine McCarthy and Martin Head were quoted in a article that discussed an attempt to classify a new unit within the Geological Time Scale. McCarthy’s ongoing research at Crawford Lake in Halton, Ont., was one of the locations used to justify the beginning of the new unit in the 1950s.

The Netherlands’ new burqa ban could stop girls from going to school: A Global Citizen article, which discussed recent bans on certain religious clothing items in the Netherlands and other parts of Europe, featured quotes from Associate Professor of Child and Youth Studies Shauna Pomerantz.

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