Masks will now be mandatory indoors at Brandon University

Effective immediately, Brandon University will require everyone to wear a face mask whenever indoors on campus, if you could be in the company of other people. For example, if you are alone in your office you may not need a mask. But at all other times, a mask should be worn. This includes shared working […]

RDI studying ways to help farmers remove excessive water

Excess moisture caused by spring flooding or rain storms can damage crops and prevent farmers from getting on their fields. The Rural Development Institute at Brandon University is studying ways to help producers deal with this issue as recently featured by the Brandon Sun. While Westman producers are still recovering from more than 200 millimetres […]

Brandon University researchers to survey partners who lived apart through pandemic

A pair of Brandon University professors are collaborating to launch a study exploring the impact of the global health pandemic on people who are in committed, romantic relationships but who are living apart. “This type of relationship, where people are in a committed relationship but don’t live in the same household, is a relatively recent […]

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Academic-inspired beard oil arrives just in time to tame that pandemic facial hair

If you’ve been social distancing from your razor, you probably have a full crop of facial hair. In fact, these so-called “quarantine beards” are enough of a style trend that even the New York Times has covered them. But with restrictions beginning to loosen, especially here in Manitoba and in Canada, you might find that […]

Master of Education Students at BU participate in leadership program

There’s plenty of leadership in Brandon University’s (BU’s) Master of Education (M.Ed.) program. Two M.Ed. students from BU are participating in this year’s President’s Student Leadership Program (PSLP), hosted by the James W. Burns Leadership Institute at the University of Manitoba. Jonathan Filewich and Steven Kaskiw were among 22 students from across the province selected […]

Brandon University updates Fall Term Registration Guide with online details

Brandon University offer almost entirely online and remote instruction in the Fall 2020 term and has updated the Registration Guide with full details for each course. “We are investing in technology and other supports to continue delivering exceptional learning experiences for students, and our faculty have been working tremendously hard to prepare engaging, innovative courses […]

Archaeology project hopes to reveal the lives of pre-contact Indigenous farmers

A joint research project by Brandon University (BU) and the Manitoba Archaeological Society (MAS) will tell us more about the way Indigenous people lived in southwestern Manitoba before the arrival of Europeans. Brandon University Department of Anthropology Professor Dr. Mary Malainey and the MAS have received Manitoba Heritage Grant funding to support an archaeological program […]

Limited services July 2–3 at Brandon University

Brandon University will be closed Wednesday, July 1 for Canada Day and will provide limited services on the two days following. Most of the campus will be closed Thursday, July 2 and Friday, July 3, including most offices and virtual services. Closures include Admissions, Scholarships and Awards, Financial and Registration Services, Alumni and Advancement, Student […]

Brandon University launches ‘BU Café’ for virtual networking

Brandon University is inviting alumni, industry partners, and friends of the university community to join a new virtual networking site for career-related conversation and mentoring. Run through BU’s alumni office, the new ‘BU Café’ is a safe and supportive environment to build community when people can’t come to campus and is the newest way to […]

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