Brock Media Clips for Friday, March 18

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

As restrictions ease, Brock students asked to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day safely and respectfully: Brad Clarke, Brock’s Director of Student Life and Success, spoke to The St. Catharines Standard, Newstalk 610 CKTB and 101.1 More FM about how the University and the Brock University Students’ Union partnered with the Niagara Regional Police Service and local municipalities on a proactive approach to St. Patrick’s Day in local neighbourhoods that have large student populations.

Killing of fleeing family in mortar strike ‘a moment that had to be documented’: Assistant Professor of Digital Media Aaron Mauro spoke to CBC’s The Current about extreme images of the Russian invasion of Ukraine and how audiences react to them. Professor of Business Ethics Paul Dunn also discussed the war in an article in The Toronto Star where he spoke about the impact of Western businesses choosing to no longer operate in Russia.

Why some parents are eager for changes to Ontario’s early reading curriculum: Associate Professor of Education Diane Collier was quoted by CBC in an article about academic arguments over how to best teach reading in schools.

Juried show features Brock student artists: Associate Professor of Studio Art Amanda Burk and Assistant Professor of Studio Art Troy David Oullette spoke to The St. Catharines Standard about the Department of Visual Arts’ annual juried art exhibition.

‘A fighting culture’: Inside the controversial career of former Unifor head Jerry Dias: Professor of Labour Studies Larry Savage spoke to The Toronto Star about the career and complicated legacy of former Unifor head Jerry Dias.

Can animals evolve to deal with climate change?: Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Kiyoko Gotanda was a contributor to a BBC radio show that examined the ways animals are adapting their behaviour and physiology to survive the impact of climate change.

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