Bobcats Sign Recruit From Calgary

BRANDON, MB – The coaching staff of the Brandon Bobcats women’s volleyball team has gone west to find their latest recruit. The ‘Cats have signed Brianna Walsh to a letter of intent to play in Brandon next year. “I decided to come to Brandon because it offers everything I was looking for in a university: […]

Bobcats Launch Spring League Basketball

BRANDON, MB – Local basketball players will soon have the opportunity to hit the floor and play both with and against the Brandon Bobcats. The annual Bobcats Spring Basketball League will begin again in an expanded format this May. The Brandon Bobcats basketball teams are adding a men’s component to the traditional Ladies Spring League. […]

Stasica Signs Letter of Intent to Play For BU

BRANDON, MB – One week after announcing the first recruit for next season, Bobcats men‟s volleyball head coach Russ Paddock is pleased to announce another. David Stasica of Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute in Winnipeg has signed a letter of intent to play for the Bobcats in 2011-2012. “When I visited Brandon I immediately sensed that […]

Physicist to Share Information About World’s Largest Scientific Instrument

BRANDON, MB — The Brandon University Physics Department along with the Canadian Association of Physicists present guest speaker Dr. Andreas Warburton, an Associate Professor from McGill University. He will be on hand to talk about “First Results from the Large Hadron Collider”. The abstract for his talk is as follows: “The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) […]

Winnipeg General Strike Book Shortlisted for Dafoe Prize

BRANDON, MB — The latest book by two of Brandon University’s own — Reinhold Kramer and Tom Mitchell — has been nominated for the 2011 John W. Dafoe Prize. Their collaborative work entitled When the State Trembled: How A. J. Andrews and The Citizens’ Committee Broke The Winnipeg General Strike is one of the five […]

Brandon University Makes the Grade — Sixth in National Survey for Academic Advising Assistance

BRANDON, MB — The students have spoken! Brandon University has been deemed the sixth best institution out of 39 Canadian universities, thanks to its programs to help students choose a program and select courses. The CUSC (Canadian University Survey Consortium) survey, which was commissioned by the universities, asked more than 100 questions about specific aspects […]

Senior Colloquium Returns With Wide Range of Topics

BRANDON, MB — On Tuesday, April 12, the Senior Colloquium will feature more than 20 senior students in Arts and Science programs. Their presentations will range from global challenges to astrophysics to creative writing. This annual celebration of learning will take place in Room 141, in the Health Studies Building. Further information is available in […]

Manitoba Métis Federation’s Louis Riel Institute Donates Funds for Scholarships & Bursaries

Brandon, MB — A generous gift of $100,000 was recently donated by the Manitoba Métis Federation and the Louis Riel Institute to Brandon University. This donation will be matched with an equal amount from the Manitoba Scholarship & Bursary Initiative and will be added to the Louis Riel Scholarships & Bursaries Endowment. Scholarships from this […]

Professor’s Latest Work Acknowledged by Peers

BRANDON, MB — Brandon University’s Canada Research Chair in English and Creative Writing, Professor Di Brandt’s new poetry collection, Walking to Mojacar, with French and Spanish translations by Charles Leblanc and Ari Belathar (Turnstone 2010) has been shortlisted for both the McNally Robinson Manitoba Best Book of the Year Award and the Mary Scorer Award […]

Bobcats Begin Reloading Following Another Successful Season

BRANDON, MB – It’s been just a little over two weeks since the Bobcats men’s volleyball team won a silver medal at the CIS national championship tournament in Langley, BC, but that has not stopped head coach Russ Paddock from looking down the road at next season. Paddock has signed his first recruit for the […]

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