Mini U 2011: Still Going Strong

Posted July 28, 2011 (first distributed July 11, 2011) Brandon, MB – Brandon University has seen a flurry of activity with Mini University now into its second week of summer camp. The camp, which runs from July 4 to August 19 in one-week blocks, is still accepting registrations. “The one question I keep hearing from […]

BU Receives NSERC Funding

Monday, July 25, 2011 BRANDON, MB – Dr. Tyler Foster, Associate Professor (Chair) of the Physics and Astronomy department, received the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) PromoScience Grant, totaling $16,791 for the astronomy outreach program at Brandon University’s Astronomical Observatory. The PromoScience grant received will continue to help support the facility’s […]

Toronto Poet to Give Reading at BU

Thursday, July 7, 2011 Brandon, MB — Toronto-based poet, writer and physiologist Jim Johnstone will give a reading on Monday, July 11 at 3 p.m., in room 104, in Clark Hall. This event will be co-hosted by the Hawkweed Literary Forum and sessional English instructor, Jacob Scheier. Johnstone is the author of three collections of […]

Guest Lecturer to Delve into Rural Canada Issues

Tuesday, July 5, 2011 Brandon, MB — Dr. Charles Conteh, a Brock University Assistant Professor who specializes in Public Policy and related issues, will give a lecture entitled “Managing Canada’s Rural Regions in a Knowledge-Based Economy: The Cases of New Brunswick and Manitoba.” Hosted by the Rural Development Institute at Brandon University, Dr. Conteh will […]

Aboriginal Literary Festival to be Held in November

Tuesday, July 5, 2011 Brandon, MB — Originally scheduled for mid-September, the third biennial Ogamas Brandon University Aboriginal Literary Festival will now take place from November 24 to 26, 2011. As in previous editions, the Festival will be held on campus. This year’s theme is In Many Languages. This year, the Festival has a theme […]

New Dean of Education Now at BU

Monday, July 4, 2011 BRANDON, MB – The appointment of Dr. Sal Badali as the Dean of Education was approved by the Brandon University Board of Governors in February. “I am very much looking forward to joining Brandon University as Dean of Education,” said Dr. Badali, who was most recently the Associate Dean of Faculty […]