Brock Media Clips for Tuesday, Dec. 22

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

Researchers investigate how racialized groups are faring during the pandemic: Brock University President Gervan Fearon was quoted in a University Affairs article that highlights his role as co-investigator in a community-based research project to evaluate the impact of COVID-19 on Arab, Black, Indigenous and South Asian communities in Canada.

Brock University students connect with LTC residents: An article from Newstalk 610 CKTB discussed a partnership between Brock University Recreation and Leisure students and the Radiant Care Tabor Manor long-term care home in St. Catharines, which saw the students create customized sensory boxes to keep residents entertained during isolation.

More than 300 Brock student-athletes recognized for academic achievement: The academic accomplishments of more than 300 Brock student-athletes who achieved an overall average of 80 per cent or higher in their courses was the subject of a St. Catharines Standard article.

How Vancouver 2030 plan could avoid the pitfalls of Calgary’s dashed Olympic dream: Assistant Professor of Sport Management Michael Naraine was quoted in a Yahoo! Sports article about the possibility of Vancouver hosting the 2030 Olympics. Naraine also discussed new developments in the world of sports during an interview with Newstalk 610 CKTB.

Canadian professor creates hilarious lecture videos to boost students’ spirits: A video made by Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Lori MacNeil, which parodied the film Love Actually and appeared before her final virtual lecture of the term, has now reached more than three million people and appeared in stories from Huffington Post, The Toronto Star and CHCH.

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