BU students awarded NSERC postgraduate scholarships

BRANDON, MB – Two Brandon University students have received Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) offered through NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada). These awards are valued at $17,500 a year per student.   Melissa Anderson of Medicine Hat, AB and Colin Sproat of Oakville, MB are this year’s recipients from […]

Dr. Koprivnikar awarded NSERC Discovery Grant

BRANDON, MB – Dr. Janet Koprivnikar, from the BU Biology Department has been awarded NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada) Discovery Grant. The grant is worth $100-thousand spread across five years.   Dr. Koprivnikar’s project is entitled, ” Parasitism in Aquatic Communities – Environmental Influences and Stressors.” She and her team of […]

BU to offer Bachelor of Indigenous Health & Human Services

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University’s Bachelor of First Nations and Aboriginal Counseling (FNAC) will be revising its name. The program will now be known as Bachelor of Indigenous Health and Human Services (IHHS).   “This is a significant step forward for the program. The name change from First Nations and Aboriginal Counselling to Indigenous Health […]

BU to offer Bachelor of Indigenous Health & Human Services

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University’s Bachelor of First Nations and Aboriginal Counseling (FNAC) will be revising its name. The program will now be known as Bachelor of Indigenous Health and Human Services (IHHS).   “This is a significant step forward for the program. The name change from First Nations and Aboriginal Counselling to Indigenous Health […]

Masters of Psychiatric Nursing to be offered at BU in January 2011

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University has been given the go-ahead to establish a Masters of Psychiatric Nursing (MPN) program – the first of its kind in Canada. “This is a unique program in Canada and one that will serve Manitoba and Canada well,” says Dr. Deborah Poff, President and Vice-Chancellor. “It fits with Brandon University’s […]

Lewis to receive Honorary Degree at BU

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University is pleased to announce that world renowned advocate and former U.N. Ambassador, Stephen Lewis will be awarded an Honorary Doctorate at the 99 th Spring Convocation in May.   A Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) will beconferred upon Mr. Lewis during the afternoon ceremony.   “Brandon University has a long […]

BU to honour those for long-service

Brandon University and its Board of Governors invite all Brandon University employees, retirees, and their guests to attend the annual Long Service Recognition Event on Tuesday, May 4, 2010.  A reception will begin at 2:30 p.m. and presentations will follow at 3:00 p.m.  The event will take place in the Kinsmen Rehearsal Hall in the […]

Fontaine to receive Honorary Degree at BU

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University is pleased to announce that Phil Fontaine, champion for facilitating change and advancement for First Nations people, will be awarded an Honorary Doctorate at the 99 th Spring Convocation in May.   A Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) will beconferred upon Mr. Fontaine during the morning ceremony.  “It is a […]

BU to host 2nd annual Senior Colloquium

BRANDON, MB – Following the success of last year’s first ever Senior Colloquium, Brandon University is set to host the second annual event, Tuesday, April 13.   “Brandon University offers senior undergraduate students a unique opportunity to engage in research activities that are often reserved for graduate students at other universities. This event highlights some […]

Canadian Federation of University Women holding Bursary Gala in Brandon

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