TelePresence Room Now on Campus

BRANDON, MB — Last week, the new Cisco TelePresence room at Brandon University, located in the Faculty of Education, was officially unveiled with Dr. Deborah Poff, President of Brandon University, collaborating in a four-way technologically supported event with colleagues at the University of Winnipeg and at the University College of the North, in The Pas, […]

WestCAST 2011 — Teaching and Learning in a Changing World

WestCAST is the annual conference for the Western Canadian Association of Student Teachers. The next edition will be held from February 23 to 26, 2011. WestCAST is for education students, educators, administrators, and faculty members from all across western Canada and beyond. Some of the topics covered at WestCAST include: • Cultural and Linguistic Diversity […]

Philosophy Department Welcomes Guest Speaker

Brandon, MB — Dr. Adam Scarfe, of the University of Winnipeg, will give a talk entitled “An Evolutionary Spin on Causation in Hume, Kant and Hegel”. This event is open to the public and will take place on Friday, January 28, at 2:30 p.m., in Room 104, Clark Hall. Admission is free.

It’s a Boy! Geology Department’s Dromaeosaurus is Officially Named

BRANDON, MB — After sifting through the more than 100 entries submitted by Kindergarten to Grade 6 students from many Manitoba communities, a panel of five judges decided upon “Jerome” for the new Dromaeosaurus. The name was submitted by École Harrison Grade 2 student Sydney Manko. “Jerome just sounded like a good name for the […]

Political scientist to help launch book in Brandon

BRANDON, MB — On January 20, there will be a Brandon launch for the newly released book entitled “Manitoba Politics and Government: Issues, Institutions, Traditions”, edited by Paul Thomas and Curtis Brown. On hand for the event will be one of the contributors, Brandon University Assistant Professor Kelly Saunders of the Department of Political Studies, […]

RDI awards $3,000 Student Internship

BRANDON, MB — Dr. William Ashton, the director of the Rural Development Institute, is pleased to award a $3,000 Student Internship to two Brandon University Applied Disaster Emergency Studies students, Sarah Delisle and Yi Victor Wang. Under the direction of Dr. Balfour Spence, chair of ADES, these students will prepare a case study titled: “Rural […]

Science Seminar Series Resumes

BRANDON, MB — The Science Seminar Series begins its winter semester offerings on Friday, January 14, with Dr. Terrence McGonigle, the chair of the Department of Biology. His talk, entitled “Degree-day prediction of first flowering in subarctic Manitoba” will take place at 3 p.m., in Room 342 in the Brodie (Science) Building. Admission is free. […]

MRD Program Applications

BRANDON, MB — Time is running out as the January 31 deadline looms for the submissions of Master of Rural Development (MRD) program applications. “The Master of Rural Development program is likely to be attractive to graduates from the Faculties of Arts, Science or Education, especially those who would like to be involved — professionally […]

Geology Faculty Member Receives Research Funding from China

BRANDON, MB — Dr. Rong-Yu Li, an associate professor in the Department of Geology, has received 150,000 Chinese Yuan (approximately $25,000 Canadian) in research funding from the State Key Laboratory of Palaeobiology and Stratigraphy, Nanjing Institute of Geology and Paleontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. His project, titled “Comparative study on Devonian brachiopods from Canada and […]

New Master Degree in Psychiatric Nursing Launched, A First in Canada

BRANDON, MB — Thirteen psychiatric nurses, from various parts of Western Canada, assembled on campus yesterday and today. The group is the very first in the country to embark on a Master of Psychiatric Nursing program. Each has chosen one of three streams — education, administration or clinical practice. “The course work is going to […]

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