Worker seriously injured after falling off roof of Milton home

A construction worker was seriously injured after he was knocked off the top of a house in Milton.It happened shortly before 2 p.m. at a home under construction near Louis St. Laurent Blvd. and Hamman Way.Police say the 55-year-old man was struck by a load of construction materials being hoisted by a crane to the second storey of the home.The man fell roughly 16 feet to the ground and was unconscious when police arrived.He was rushed to Hamilton General hospital with serious injuries.The Ministry of Labour was called in and has taken over the investigation. read more

Brock Media Clips for Friday Aug 10

Here’s a look at some of the media attention Brock University received recently.Let’s talk about anxiety: Brock University Associate Professor of Child and Youth Studies Ayda Tekok-Kilic shared insight into the impact anxiety can have on a person’s life in a Hamilton Spectator article that explored a St. Catharines teen’s experience.China threatens to hold Apple hostage: In a recent opinion piece by Gordon G. Chang on the Daily Beast website, Brock University Associate Professor of Political Science Charles Burton discussed the Chinese public’s perception of the country’s escalating trade sanctions with the U.S.Music helps singer overcome personal struggles: Brock University alumna Sam Marchionda is preparing to perform her one-night show “This Is Me: Unplugged” on Oct. 12 in Niagara Falls. The Hamilton Spectator wrote about Marchionda’s struggle with anxiety and depression and the ways she has overcome her mental health issues through musical performance and setting goals for herself.The weird reason Roman emperors were assassinated: Research from Brock University Assistant Professor of Economics Cornelius Christian and Liam Elbourne of St. Francis Xavier University about the correlation between low rainfall and the assassination of Roman emperors was recently profiled in articles on the Fox News website and the Smithsonian website.Brock names Madhav Trivedi as interim men’s basketball head coach: Madhav Trivedi’s appointment as Brock’s new interim men’s basketball head coach was featured in articles in the St. Catharines Standard and the Newstalk 610 CKTB website.If you know of an appearance or story about a Brock faculty member, student, athlete or alumni, please drop us a line with a link to the story at universitycom@brocku.ca read more