Brock Media Clips for Friday, Feb. 11

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

Students push to freeze grades because of learning disruptions: Professor of Education Louis Volante spoke to CBC’s The National and about accommodations that can be provided to students while their academic performance is being assessed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Volante also spoke to CBC about the way assessment changes for students as they progress through their education.

What is prompting protests across Canada?: Assistant Professor of History Colin Rose spoke to CP24 about ongoing protests that are taking place across Canada and what is causing them to occur.

Brock University president: ‘We’re all doing our best’: Interim Brock University President Lynn Wells spoke to The St. Catharines Standard on Tuesday, Feb. 8 and Thursday, Feb. 10 about steps the University is taking to follow public health guidelines and keep its campuses safe.

Brock experts speak to CKTB: Brock LINC Program Manager Cassie Price spoke to Newstalk 610 CKTB about opportunities for startup companies to receive support through workshops, mentorships, coaching and usable space to work. Biological Sciences PhD Candidate Mariana Garrido also talked to CKTB about a weeklong event to bring together women in the science community, while Professor of Business Ethics Paul Dunn spoke to CKTB about the different companies that will be advertising during the Super Bowl.

Brock University and Niagara College taking part in REDress project: An article from 101.1 More FM discussed a joint effort between Brock University and Niagara College to remember missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit people.

Faith and healing form Brock University student art show: A combined art gallery show from Brock Visual Arts students Richard Irvine and Marcel Grimard, which explores themes such as healing and identity, was the subject of a St. Catharines Standard article.

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