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“Disastrous” New Course Offered

BRANDON, MB – Disaster movies, from the 1930s to today’s blockbusters, will be the topic of a new course at Brandon University (BU). Disaster Movies: Fact vs Fiction will explore the science and the myths portrayed in epic productions including Towering Inferno (1974), Twister (1996), and Contagion (2011). “We will examine the physical science, social […]

Five Year Study into Aboriginal Health

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 […]

Advice to Students: Network and Plan

BRANDON, MB – A Brandon University (BU) associate professor says students must think strategically during their education journey in order to maximize job opportunities after graduation. Dr. Rhonda Hinther, Department of History, made her comments during a keynote address at the New Frontiers graduate history conference at York University in Toronto, a premier annual event […]

Organizers Jazzed to Bring Festival Back to BU

BU Research Aids Mexican Tourism

BRANDON, MB – Researchers from Brandon University (BU) are collaborating with one of Mexico’s most significant universities to help guide sustainable, ecologically friendly growth at a favourite tourist destination. In February, a BU team travelled to Puerto Vallarta as part of a unique collaborative partnership with Universidad De Guadalajara, researching increased visitation to the area […]

Rural Manitoba Benefits from Partnership

BRANDON, MB – The Rural Development Institute (RDI) at Brandon University (BU) today received $110,000 in funding from the Manitoba government, to assist in new community initiatives including a study of opportunities in Manitoba’s food processing industry. The installment is the third in a five-year, $545,000 funding agreement between RDI and Manitoba Agriculture, Food and […]

New Book Demystifies Good Writing

BRANDON, MB – A Brandon University (BU) professor has published a new book that gives parents and teachers unpretentious and easy-to-follow help in teaching grammar and punctuation to people of all ages. ”I have been told that my approach is one-of-a-kind,” says Dr. Marion Terry, Department of Education-Graduate Studies, and author of Teaching Grammar and […]

BU HLC Celebrates Successful Partnership

BU Bobcat Coach and Libero Capture Top Honours

BU Students Speak Out on Bullying at Legislature