Brock Media Clips for Friday, April 24

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

Niagara volunteers step up to provide free grocery delivery during coronavirus outbreak: A volunteer initiative organized by fourth-year Medical Sciences student Ahmed Bagit to deliver groceries to those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic was featured in The St. Catharines Standard.

Institutions strive to capture COVID-19 history through eyes of everyday Canadians: A Toronto Star article, which was picked up by nearly 100 publications across the country, spoke about efforts to chronicle people’s experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic and featured quotes from Brock’s Head of Archives and Special Collections David Sharron, who discussed the materials the University has collected so far.

The devastating decline of a brilliant young coder: Assistant Professor of Visual Arts Studio Amy Friend was commissioned to work on photographs that were included in a recent feature story from Wired Magazine.

Local COVID-19 show features guests from Brock: YourTV Niagara (Cogego) programming featured interviews with Assistant Professor of Sport Management Michael Naraine, Professor of Biological Sciences Liette Vasseur and Associate Professor of Sport Management Dawn Trussell, all of whom discussed issues relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ontario expects farm-gate cannabis to launch post-pandemic; craft framework in works: Associate Professor of Operations Research Michael Armstrong spoke with Marijuana Business Daily about the need to lower the price of legal cannabis products. He also discussed legal cannabis during interviews on Newstalk 610 CKTB, CKGL in Kitchener and CFPL in London.

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