Brock Media Clips for Thursday, June 18

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

Digital meets DIY at Brock’s Spring Convocation: University Registrar and Associate Vice-President of Enrolment Services Geraldine Jones Spoke to University Affairs about the steps Brock has taken to create a meaningful online Convocation experience for the Class of 2020 this spring, prior to an in-person celebration at some point in the future.

Brock University team looking into video game-related pain: PhD student Garrick Forman spoke to Newstalk 610 CKTB about an online survey from Brock’s Neuromechanics and Ergonomics Lab that hopes to find out when gaming injuries begin and how gamers cope with the pain.

Overhaul needed in agricultural workers program: Assistant Professor of Labour Studies Simon Black talked to CHCH about the need to grant permanent residency to agricultural workers to ensure they are treated fairly and not taken advantage of during their time in Canada.

What will the Niagara region do without all the students?: A TVO article about the economic impact of less students being in Niagara this fall featured research from Associate Professor of Geography Jeff Boggs and graduate student Lauren Peddle, as well as comments from Brock University President Gervan Fearon and Professor of Economics Joseph Kushner.

Turning the page on diversity and inclusion: Concurrent Education student Alyssa Brew spoke to The St. Catharines Standard about a book donation program she has created that aims to have children experience books in an inclusive and anti-oppressive environment that celebrates diversity.

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