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BU-trained educator nominated for Most Valuable Teacher

Souris teacher Jonathan Filewich, who is a Brandon University graduate and a current student in BU’s Master of Education program, is trying to land some big money to support technology in the Southwest Horizon School Division. Filewich is one of 20 teachers from across North America in the running for the Future Goals Most Valuable […]

BU research featured for Rare Disease Day

Work by Brandon University researcher Dr. Michael Charette has been recognized by the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba (CHRIM) in recognition of Rare Disease Day on Sunday, Feb. 28. Dr. Charette, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry, has been working with CHRIM for three years. Dr. Charette and his lab are studying […]

Brandon University is celebrating Indigenous excellence

Brandon University is celebrating the achievements of Indigenous students, faculty, staff and the community in the weeks leading up to spring solstice and beyond. “We plan and celebrate an Indigenous Excellence Week every year, and this year’s just kept expanding until we had a month and more,” said Chris Lagimodiere, BU’s Director of the Indigenous […]

Celebrating 110 years of Geology at BU

Brandon University’s (BU’s) Department of Geology has an extra reason to celebrate as Provincial Engineering and Geoscience Week in Manitoba approaches from February 28 to March 7. This year marks 110 years in the study of geoscience at BU. Students in the Geology program learn about the multi-billion-year history of the Earth and its composition, […]

Girls Can … program teaches scientific literacy

Brandon University’s (BU’s) Mini University is partnering with the Canadian Women’s Foundation to offer a free STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program for girls ages nine through 13. The Canadian Women’s Foundation is contributing up to $172,000 over the next four years for the Girls Can … program, which is designed to give girls […]

Brandon University student earns national scholarship

A Brandon University student is one of just four across the country to have received the Mattinson Scholarship for 2020. Noah Monk, a physics major and philosophy minor in his third year at BU, is the first Brandon student to have received the scholarship. “Brandon University is just the right size for me,” said Monk, […]

Brandon University mourns passing of longtime music professor

The entire Brandon University community is joined in sadness at the passing of Dr. Joan Miller. Sister Joan, as she was known, was an Associate Professor in the School of Music, where she taught for more than 30 years. She began her career at BU in 1979 and taught until her retirement in 2012. “We […]

Brandon University winds down hosting of ‘Everyone Eats’

The popular ‘Everyone Eats’ program is headed for a new home. Originally launched at Brandon University’s Harvest Hall, the program will continue to support food security in the community. “With our very unique pay what you can format and the fact that we were starting from scratch we needed a facility that was willing to […]

Black History Month at Brandon University

BU Bobcats launch social responsibility program

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