Brock Media Clips for Friday, July 17

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

Should drinking in public parks be allowed?: Associate Professor of Health Sciences Dan Malleck spoke to CBC Radio about whether people should be allowed to drink alcohol in public settings as well as the history and intention behind Canadian drinking laws.

Reopening requires us to reconsider our vulnerability, says Brock Professor: Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Posthumanism Research Institute Christine Daigle was interviewed by Newstalk 610 CKTB about how people are adjusting to the new reality of physical distancing and sustained uncertainty in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

What if e-learning didn’t work for your kid?: A Today’s Parent article about the difficult transition many elementary school students experienced when they began completing their lessons online featured quotes from Professor of Education Tiffany Gallagher, who said many younger learners lack the necessary skills and attentions spans to complete their work in a virtual setting.

Brock offers free online summer camp programming: Youth University Program Manager Michelle Leone was quoted in a Newstalk 610 CKTB article about the array of summer camp options Brock will offer for free online this summer. Leone also spoke live on Newstalk 610 CKTB to Matt Holmes about the camps, where she highlighted the videos and other resources camp instructors have created.

Brock prof talks augmented reality: Assistant Professor of Marketing Joachim Scholz spoke to YourTV Niagara about a new course that examines the use of augmented reality in marketing by hyper-connected societies.

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