Brock media clips for Friday, July 16

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

How ‘choice’ in child care might play out in the coming federal election: Associate Professor of Sociology and Associate Dean of Social Sciences Kate Bezanson spoke to CBC and Global News Radio about plans for affordable child care in Canada and how it might impact the next election.

Vaccination rate near 90% vital to control COVID spread: Brock prof: Associate Professor of Health Sciences Adam MacNeil advocated for a campaign to increase Canada’s COVID-19 vaccination rate in articles from The St.Catharines Standard and Insauga.

Brock Student Health Services hosts vaccine clinic for students: An article from Newstalk 610 CKTB discussed a drop-in COVID-19 vaccination clinic that Brock University hosted for its students. An article from Insauga highlighted the upcoming return of a Niagara Region Public Health COVID-19 vaccination clinic to the University.

Brock University hosting virtual choir auditions: Associate Professor of Music and Artistic Director of Brock University Choral Activities Rachel Rensink-Hoff was featured in articles from Newstalk 610 CKTB and Insauga about online auditions that will take place for two Brock choirs.

Language, brain and thinking process: Professor of Psychology Veena Dwivedi spoke about whether language influences thinking in an interview with The Artists podcast.

Return to sport brings excitement to Brock University athletes: Members of Brock’s women’s rugby team spoke to The St. Catharines Standard about how they felt about returning to play this fall.

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