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BU Professor Launches Second Book on Chinese Canadian History

BRANDON, MB – Dr. Alison Marshall, Professor in the Department of Religion at Brandon University (BU), will launch her latest book, Cultivating Connections: The Making of Chinese Prairie Canada this week as part of BU’s Faculty of Arts Speakers’ Series. This is Marshall’s second book on Chinese Canadian History. “This research is the result of […]

Donors and Student Award Recipients Celebrated at Brandon University

BRANDON, MB – A packed house celebrated Brandon University’s (BU) generous donors and outstanding student achievements on the evening of March 18th, 2015 during BU’s annual Awards Reception. The event connected donors who have supported scholarships and bursaries with the student recipients of those awards in the spirit of fellowship and celebration. “Brandon University’s Awards […]

Government Support for Young Entrepreneurs Announced at Brandon University

Professor Receives NSERC Funding for Mini U

BRANDON, MB – A Brandon University (BU) professor has been awarded a federal grant to support science programming for a summer camp that encourages healthy living, creative expression and scientific curiosity in children and youth. Dr. Nancy Stanley, Department of Physical Education, says the $18,700 PromoScience Grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council […]

Musician Marking a Four-decade Career

All pro series concerts take place in the School of Music’s Lorne Watson Recital Hall. Single tickets for pro series concerts are $15 for adults, $10 for students, seniors and alumni, and free for Conservatory students. Tickets can be purchased in advance in the School of Music Main Office, Queen Elizabeth II Music Building, Brandon […]

Four BU Educators Nominated for Women of Distinction Award

BRANDON, MB – Four Brandon University educators are nominated for this year’s 28th Annual YWCA Women of Distinction Awards to be announced at the gala ceremony occurring this evening in Brandon. Dr. Kathryn Hyndman, Dr. Lorraine Mayer, Kathleen Nichol and Julia Senchuk have been recognized for their outstanding contributions to post-secondary education under the “Excellence […]

GRAMMY Award-winner to Perform with Brandon University Jazz Ensemble

Bracing for Success

“The professors knew you by name, knew who you are,” Dr. Chen says. “You had a lot more one-on-one time. Whereas, say at the U of M, they don’t know who you are. They don’t even know if you show up one day of the year.” He hadn’t planned on attending Brandon University. He didn’t […]

Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal Health and Wellness comments on Racism in Health Care

BRANDON, MB – With respect to current discussions around racism experienced by Indigenous peoples accessing health care in Canada, Dr. Yvonne Boyer, who is Brandon University’s Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal Health and Wellness, offers the following commentary: The recent report authored by Dr. Janet Smylie and Dr. Billie Allen, “First Peoples, Second Class Treatment: […]

Brandon University Alumnus Named to Order of Canada

BRANDON, MB – Brandon College graduate, Mr. Frank McKinnon, a familiar face in Manitoba’s amateur sport community, was recently honoured with induction into the Order of Canada. McKinnon, Bachelor of Science class of ’55 graduate and member of the Brandon University (BU) Sports Wall of Fame, received the honour in Ottawa from Governor General David […]

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