Brock media clips for Friday, July 30

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

The impact of losing heritage buildings: Associate Professor of History Elizabeth Vlossak spoke to YourTV Niagara about the fire that recently destroyed the Welland House in St. Catharines and the impact of losing heritage buildings. Professor of History John Bonnett also spoke about the need to preserve the legacy of historic buildings during an interview with Newstalk 610 CKTB, where he discussed a 3D scanning project he is leading.

Brock researchers look at teens, perfectionism and COVID: Associate Professor of Child and Youth Studies Danielle Sirianni Molnar spoke to The St. Catharines Standard and Global News Radio about a research project she and her colleagues are conducting that examines perfectionism and well-being among adolescents.

Universities seeing influx of applications for September: Brock University’s Interim President Lynn Wells spoke to University Affairs about an unprecedented increase in enrolment that will take place this September. The article also included quotes from Registrar and Vice-President, Enrolment Services, Geraldine Jones.

Brock mandates COVID-19 vaccines for students living in residence: Articles from The St. Catharines Standard, Academica, Newstalk 610 CKTB and CHCH discussed Brock’s announcement that all students living in the University’s residences will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Brock launches bursary, lecture series, memorial in honour of memory of Yosif Al-Hasnawi: Details surrounding a memorial bursary supported by Brock University’s most recent graduating class in honour of Yosif Al Hasnawi, a Brock student who was killed in 2017, were highlighted in The St. Catharines Standard, Academica and CBC. The articles included quotes from Director of Human Rights and Equity Leela MadhavaRau, Assistant Professor of Health Sciences Valerie Michaelson, Director of Alumni Engagement Terry Cockerline and Associate Professor of Sociology Margot Francis.

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