Watson: A Musical Legacy

LORNE WATSON (1919 – 2010)   Lorne Watson was Director of Music at Brandon College/University from 1948 to 1981. A pivotal figure in Brandon and Manitoba, he was a major presence in Canadian music until his death at age 90 in January, 2010. Glen Carruthers, who studied with Lorne Watson in the 1970s, and was […]

Study: Constant temperatures key to biodiversity

BRANDON, MB – Dr. David Greenwood from Brandon University, coordinator of BU’s Environmental Science program, was involved in a study that shows the tropics owe their biodiversity to consistent year-round temperatures, not higher temperatures or more sunlight as previously thought. The findings were presented this week in the journal Paleobiology . Dr Greenwood worked on […]