Brock media clips for Friday, Sept. 17

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

Self-care tips for post-secondary students: Sarah Pennisi, Director of Brock’s Student Wellness and Accessibility Centre, spoke to Maclean’s about ways for students to take care and stay grounded as they return to university campuses.

Students return to campus: Interim President Lynn Wells spoke to YourTV Niagara about the return of students to in-person learning at Brock University as well as safety measures that have been taken by the University. The return of students was also discussed on CHCH.

Protesters putting ‘hard-fought freedoms’ at risk, says Brock immunologist: Associate Professor of Immunology Adam MacNeil spoke to the St. Catharines Standard about the risks faced by groups of people who are gathering together but are not vaccinated against COVID-19.

Growing vaccine mandates reveal split in labour movement: Assistant Professor of Labour Studies Alison Braley-Rattai was quoted in a Canadian Press article on MSN, where she discussed the circumstances that have seen some unions support vaccine mandates for their members.

Preparing for the federal election: Associate Professor of Political Science Livianna Tossutti spoke to YourTV Niagara about events that have transpired locally and nationally in the lead up to the federal election on Monday, Sept. 20.

How can transit play a part in Canada’s pandemic recovery?: Professor of Geography and Tourism Studies Chris Fullerton spoke to TVO about the importance of developing communities with public transit in mind.

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