Queer History Colloquium to be held at BU

BRANDON, MB – The Gender & Women’s Studies Program at Brandon University cordially invites the public and the press to attend the Queer History Colloquium on Wednesday, November 4, 2009. The event will be held in room 212 of Clark Hall. Four invited guests will speak on topics related to lesbian and gay history. At […]

Brandon University gets grant for “Building Welcoming Communities” project

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University is happy to receive $100,000 towards the funding of their “Building Welcoming Communities” project at the Rural Development Institute (RDI). The University will receive the money from Canada’s Rural Secretariat, Community Development Program, Building Rural and Northern Partnerships to conduct a study that will evaluate opportunities regarding immigration and how […]

September President’s Award announced

BRANDON, MB – Pat Alvestad has been named the recipient of the of the President’s Award for the month of September 2009. Before retiring from Brandon University on September 18, 2009, Pat Alvestad devoted 21 years to helping students, staff, and faculty move gracefully through the maze of rules, regulations, and processes. Whether helping a […]

BU women’s volleyball signs Sanford star

BRANDON, MB – The old adage that recruiting never ends seems true to the point for Bobcats women’s volleyball coach Lee Carter. BU is proud to announce the letter of intent signing of Chloe Reimer from Sanford, Manitoba. Reimer is one of the top left-sides in Manitoba and has a great background in the sport. […]

ACC and BU sign Articulation

BRANDON , MB – As part of their continued partnership, Assiniboine Community College (ACC) and Brandon University (BU) signed an articulation agreement today benefiting students in the Police Studies program and the Crime and Community program at each respective academic institution. The agreement allows ACC Police Studies graduates credit for courses taken to go towards […]

BU adds new telescope to Astronomical Observatory

BRANDON, MB – The stars have been brought closer to Brandon, thanks to the university’s new telescope at the BU Astronomical Observatory. The new 16″ (0.41m) telescope was made possible by an endowment from Dr. Viola Lobodowsky. “The venerable 10” telescope atop the McMaster Residence has served BU and the people of Westman for almost […]

Brandon University enrollment is up for 2009-10

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University is proud to report that enrollment is up 3.8% for the 2009-10 academic year. BU saw an increase of nearly one percent in full time students, and 10.5 per cent in part time students. These numbers were bolstered by late enrollments that are substantially greater than in past years. “We […]

95-96 Bobcat National Champs get call to Manitoba Basketball Hall of Fame

BRANDON, MB – In 1995-96 Brandon University Men’s basketball team capped a spectacular season by winning their fourth National Championship. Now in 2009, that team will be honoured as they are inducted into the Manitoba Basketball Hall of Fame. Coached by Jerry Hemmings, the 1995-96 team roared through the Great Plains Athletic Conference with a […]

BU School of Music Open House

BRANDON, MB –The Brandon University School of Music is welcoming future students to take in the ambiance before they become part of the international acclaim. The BU School of Music Annual Open House will occur Thursday and Friday, October 29 and 30, 2009. All potential Bachelor of Music students are invited to Brandon University to […]

Brandon University to launch its new Micro Analytical Facility

BRANDON, MB – The new $700,000 Micro Analytical Facility at Brandon University is up and running and has set its official opening for October 16 th, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. in the John R. Brodie Science Building. All are welcome to attend what will be a very important and valuable public-private partnership linking key researchers […]