Brock Media Clips for Friday, Dec. 13

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

Republicans tend to think blacks and whites face similar levels of racism, study suggests: Psychology Professor Gordon Hodson and PhD student Megan Earle spoke with Newsweek about perceptions of racism among several groups in the United States. Their research indicated that members of both major American political parties have incorrect assumptions about the level of prejudice different groups of people experience.

Canadian academic denied university work, called liar by Chinese media after exposing Uyghur camps: Associate Professor of Political Science Charles Burton talked to the National Post about a likely connection between Albanian-Canadian academic Olsi Jazexhi losing a paid teaching position at the Albanian University where he worked and comments Jazexhi made about Chinese detainment camps.

Brianne Veale’s dream? That local female hockey players realize their dreams don’t have to end here: An article about Brock alumna Brianne Veale (BPhEd ’14, BEd ’14) and the Northern Elite Hockey Academy she founded in Sault Ste. Marie was featured on The academy provides opportunities for female hockey players in Sault Ste. Marie to develop skills, physical fitness and character.

Cannabis report shows low sales in O’Leary and online: Articles on the CBC and in the Winnipeg Free Press discussed legal cannabis purchasing options in Prince Edward Island and Manitoba and featured quotes from Associate Professor of Operations Research Michael Armstrong.

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