Brock media clips for Friday, June 4

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

Key things Canadians need to understand about residential schools: Faculty of Education lecturer Stanley ‘Bobby’ Henry spoke to CP24 about the discovery of the remains of 215 Indigenous children on the grounds of Kamloops Indian Residential School in Kamloops, B.C.

Brock team gets $250,000 to investigate links between childhood allergies and living conditions: Research from Associate Professor of Health Sciences Adam MacNeil and Assistant Professor of Health Sciences Karen Patte to see if and how abuse, severe household dysfunction and other childhood traumas set the stage for a lifetime of suffering with allergies was featured on the Newstalk 610 CKTB website. The story was also discussed when MacNeil appeared on CKTB’s Tom McConnell Show.

Multivitamins might not provide that extra kick; Oh, the humanities!; gendered marketing strategy makes effects predictably divided: Brock University Research Assistant Brittany Melton was quoted in a National Post article that discusses research she conducted with Sydney Forde of Penn State University to investigate the different messaging that appeared on men’s and women’s multivitamins in a Canadian drugstore chain.

Welland woman helps newcomers with tools to succeed: The memorandum of understanding between Brock University and Tools of Empowerment for Success Niagara to enhance the lives of marginalized women and their families was the subject of a Niagara This Week article and featured quotes from Associate Professor of Nursing Joanne Crawford.

Varied background combines security, policy: Ken Chan, Brock University’s new Vice-President, Administration, and his relocation to Niagara-on-the-Lake was the subject of an article in the NOTL Local.

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