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Category Archives: Health Studies

Five Year Study into Aboriginal Health

March 28, 2014 BRANDON, MB – An internationally-recognized voice in Indigenous health and the law is joining Brandon University (BU) in a $500,000 project to advance Aboriginal Peoples’ rights to health in Canada. Dr. Yvonne Boyer comes to BU as the Tier ll Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Aboriginal Health and Wellness. CRCs are funded by the federal […]

Posted in Arts, Brandon U, Health Studies, Research

A Spirit of Giving at Brandon University

December 20, 2013 BRANDON, MB – Staff at Brandon University has donated the proceeds from a novel raffle of gift baskets to the Brandon and Westman Christmas Cheer Office. Twenty baskets with unique themes including Redneck Christmas, 50 Shades to Get You Through the Season, It’s All About the Children and the Hey Girl Spa Package were put […]

Posted in Alumni, Ancillary Services, Arts, Brandon U, Education, Graduate Studies, Health Studies, Music, Science, Student Services

A New Academic Year Begins at BU

September 3, 2013 BRANDON, MB – Speeches, tours and 500 drums pounding in unison marked the start of Orientation today for freshman students at Brandon University (BU), a poignant time for both students and their parents. “Today is scary and exciting, for both of us,” says Tracy Rimmer from Glenboro, MB. Her son Joseph is entering the Faculty […]

Posted in ADES, Adult Learners, Alumni, Ancillary Services, Anthropology, Arts, Arts One, Athletics, Brandon U, Campus Recreation, Education, Education Graduate Studies, Environmental Science, Graduate Studies, Health Studies, IT Services, Music, Physics & Astronomy, Scholarships, Science, Student Services

BU Welcomes Students to New School Year

August 29, 2013 BRANDON, MB – Next week, 3,000 people from as far away as China, Brazil and the Philippines will start a new chapter in their lives at Brandon University (BU). The academic year begins with classes and orientation events including a giant outdoor concert in Brandon’s downtown featuring Juno award winners The Sheepdogs. “Orientation 2013 is […]

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New Librarian Joins Brandon University

August 15, 2013 BRANDON, MB – Brandon University’s new University Librarian is a team leader with a long history of contributing to student success, in part by elevating the library user’s experience. Mostly recently, Betty Braaksma served as Usability Liaison Librarian and Virtual Reference Coordinator at the University of Manitoba. She is also coordinator of the Manitoba Shared […]

Posted in Adult Learners, Arts, Brandon U, Education, Health Studies, Science, Student Services

BU First Choice for Local High School Grads

July 8, 2013 BRANDON, MB – Brandon University (BU) remains a top draw for local high school students, according to a survey done by the Brandon Sun newspaper. The Sun questioned 460 students graduating this year from Brandon’s three high schools: Vincent Massey, Neelin and Crocus Plains. Of the 269 respondents, more than one in four plans on […]

Posted in ADES, Anthropology, Arts, Arts One, Athletics, Brandon U, Campus Recreation, Education, Environmental Science, Health Studies, Music, Physics & Astronomy, Scholarships, Science, Student Services

BU Honours Graduates at Convocation 2013

May 31, 2013 BRANDON, MB – Clothed in traditional cap and gown, 558 students received their degrees during graduation exercises at Brandon University (BU) on Friday, May 31st. Capacity crowds of more than 2500 people cheered the grads, during morning and afternoon programs in BU’s Healthy Living Centre. Valedictorian Julia Redfern, BSc (Hons), said, “I am fortunate for […]

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BU Student Publishes Nursing Research

May 2, 2013 BRANDON, MB – Research conducted by a student from Brandon University (BU) has been published in a prestigious international nursing journal – a rare distinction since he is a year away from finishing his undergraduate degree. John Jackson investigated the experiences of registered psychiatric nurses working in Manitoba, writing a study published in the peer-reviewed […]

Posted in Brandon U, Health Studies, Research, Student Services

Newsman Lloyd Robertson Receives BU Degree

April 25, 2013 BRANDON, MB – Canada’s preeminent television journalist Lloyd Robertson will be given an honourary Doctor of Laws (honoris causa), during Convocation at Brandon University on May 31st, 2013. Robertson is one of the most trusted faces in TV news, spending 35 years as Chief Anchor and Senior Editor of the country’s most-watched national newscast, CTV […]

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Respected Public Servant is New Chancellor

March 19, 2013 BRANDON, MB – Brandon University (BU) is pleased to announce that a Harvard educated financier, senior public sector manager and national expert on health systems has been appointed as Chancellor. Michael Decter is President and CEO of the investment company LDIC Inc., author of eight books and popular lecturer with the National Speakers Bureau. A […]

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