Brock Media Clips for Friday, Aug. 28

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

Women’s sports could grow out of the pandemic with professional leagues forced into new approaches: A Toronto Star article about potential growth in women’s sports featured quotes from Associate Professor of Sport Management Julie Stevens, who said recent changes to the setup of North American sports leagues could allow women’s leagues to become more affordable.

Nowhere to fly? Take a break from work anyway, experts advise: Associate Professor of Sociology Kate Bezanson spoke to CTV News about the need for people to take designated pauses and small vacations even when they are unable to fly overseas due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

One-third of people with COVID-19 lie about their symptoms, study shows: A study from Associate Professor of Psychology Angela Evans and Doctoral student Alison O’Connor that showed at least one-third of Americans with COVID-19 lied about having symptoms of the virus and about their physical distancing habits was featured on CBC, CTV and a number of radio stations.

Preparing for the Fall Term: Provost and Vice-President, Academic Lynn Wells spoke to Newstalk 610 CKTB about the safety protocols and outreach activities that have been put in place by Brock University to ensure the health and well-being of students as they begin a Fall Term that will take place primarily online.

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