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Yale University professor to visit BU for public talk about women in science

A pioneer in the emerging and important field of ribosome assembly, from Yale University’s School of Medicine, will visit Brandon University (BU) to talk about women in science on Wednesday, June 26. The free talk by Dr. Susan J. Baserga, titled “Resilience and Ribosomes: Practising Persistence in Life and the Lab,” will take place in […]

Brandon University honours retirees

Brandon University bid a fond farewell and a warm thank-you to about two dozen retiring employees with a dinner on Wednesday evening. “Brandon University is a strong and caring institution because we are made up of strong and caring people, and it is an honour to celebrate all of the dedication on display here today,” […]

Brandon University master’s student earns scholarship for work to protect amphibians

A Brandon University master’s student has earned a significant industry scholarship for her work with specialized mapping software. For her master’s thesis, Alyssa Eagle researched the risks of amphibian mortality on roads using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology. “If you recall the old video game Frogger, you know that amphibians are at real risk when […]

Book by BU professor wins Outstanding Scholarship Prize

BRANDON – A book by Brandon University (BU) professor Dr. Corinne L. Mason has been recognized with a national award. Mason was the recipient of the Outstanding Scholarship Prize, presented by the Women’s and Gender Studies et Recherches Féministes Association (WGSRF), at last week’s Congress for the Social Sciences and Humanities in Vancouver. Mason’s book, […]

173 new Canadians sworn in with citizenship ceremony at Brandon University

With applause, cheers, and ‘O Canada,’ 173 of Canada’s newest citizens were sworn in with a citizenship ceremony at Brandon University’s Healthy Living Centre. “This a really exciting ceremony for Brandon University to be a part of,” said BU President David Docherty. “International experience and cultural diversity add so much depth and richness to our […]

BU offers support and strength after tipi fire

Brandon University will come together as a community and continue to advance the causes of diversity, tolerance and reconciliation after an overnight fire that destroyed a ceremonial tipi on campus. This is a painful and distressing offense to a powerful Indigenous symbol. It does not shake our commitment nor our confidence. It will only strengthen […]

Journal of Rural and Community Development receives national funding

BRANDON – A long-running and influential journal based at Brandon University (BU) will benefit from a three-year extension in support from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). The investment by SSHRC will provide $22,000 per year to assist with the continued publication of the Journal of Rural and Community Development (JRCD). […]

Brandon University professor named to provincial mining committee

Brandon University professor Hamid Mumin has been named to a new provincial committee that will provide advice on priority issues related to mining and mineral exploration in the province, and help advance the goals of Manitoba’s Economic Growth Action Plan. Mumin, the chair of the BU Geology department, and a member of the BU Board […]

Brandon University welcomes American Men’s Studies Association for 2019 Conference

Scholars and researchers from around the world are at Brandon University this week to discuss some of the most pressing issues facing men and the latest research about masculinity as BU hosts the 2019 American Men’s Studies Association (AMSA) annual conference. This is the 27th annual conference, which has previously has been held in cities […]

🏳️‍🌈 Brandon University celebrates Pride Week

The Brandon University community will be showing off every colour of the rainbow during Pride Week in Brandon, with all staff, faculty and students encouraged to take part in Pride activities. At BU, members of the Brandon University Students’ Union, BU Student Services and the BU Diversity and Human Rights office will host a decorate-your-own […]

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