BU Professor Emeritus Inducted in Order of the Buffalo Hunt

posted September 30, 2011 Brandon, MB — Last month, in recognition of outstanding dedication to higher education and to community service as well as of leadership in social reform, Professor Emeritus Errol Black was inducted in the Order of the Buffalo Hunt. Premier Greg Selinger made the trip into Brandon for the occasion. “I never […]

Men’s Volleyball Team to Host Tournament

posted September 29, 2011 BRANDON, MB – The BU men’s volleyball team is set to host the annual Super 8 Tournament this Saturday and Sunday in the BU Gymnasium. The Bobcats will host the Regina Cougars, Winnipeg Wesmen and Waterloo Warriors in pre-season action. The first match of the tournament will see provincial rivals Brandon […]

Miller Set to Join Pan-Am Games Team

posted September 28, 2011 BRANDON, MB – Recent Bobcat grad Kevin Miller will see his first international competition next month as the Russell, Manitoba product has cracked Canada’s Pan-American Games men’s volleyball roster. Miller and his countrymen will head to Guadalajara, Mexico October 24 to 29 to represent Canada. “It’s pretty exciting,” says Miller, who […]

First Annual Skills Competition and Alumni Game Set for This Weekend

posted September 28, 2011 BRANDON, MB – Bobcat basketball fans will have a unique opportunity to see their favorite current Bobcats compete against familiar faces this Friday (September 30) in the BU Gymnasium. The first annual Bobcat Alumni Skills Competition will take place starting at 7 pm. The event will feature various skills competitions between […]

Bobcats Unveil 2010-2011 Academic All-Canadians

posted September 27, 2011 BRANDON, MB – The 2010-2011 school year proved to be one of the most successful seasons in the classroom for Bobcat student-athletes. Fifteen Bobcats were awarded CIS Academic All-Canadian status last year, the highest number to be given the award in recent memory. “It’s great to see students being successful, and […]

BU, MSU Battle on the Border

posted September 23, 2011 Brandon, MB — On Sunday, September 18, more than 100 students from Brandon University (BU) and from Minot State University (MSU) literally met on the 49th parallel for the inaugural Battle on the Border — a dodgeball match. To forge a bond between the two universities as well as to inspire […]

World-Renown Violinist James Ehnes Kicks Off 2011-2012 pro series Season

Posted September 23, 2011 Brandon, MB — Now in its 13th season, the pro series — professional performances offered by the School of Music for students, the university community as well as for the general public — will begin on October 4 with none other than hometown favourite, James Ehnes. The son of now retired […]

MPLAN Conference to be Held at BU in September

First posted Thursday, August 4, 2011 Brandon, MB — A one-day conference for the Manitoba Prior Learning Assessment Network (MPLAN) will be held at Brandon University on September 29. The keynote address will be given by Lori Fontaine from the Office of the Manitoba Fairness Commissioner. Several workshops will be offered. These will focus on […]

CFI, IEM and Others Fund BU Biology Research Project

posted September 21, 2011 CFI, IEM and Others Fund BU Biology Research Project   Brandon, MB — Dr. Peter Rombough and Dr. Janet Koprivnikar of the Brandon University Biology Department have officially received the news that their collective project, entitled “High Performance Swimming Respirometer” will receive a total of $75,678 in funding. The Canada Foundation […]

BU, MSU Battle on the Border

Brandon, MB — On Sunday, more than 100 students from Brandon University (BU) and from Minot State University (MSU) literally met on the 49th parallel for the inaugural Battle on the Border — a dodgeball match. To forge a bond between the two universities as well as to inspire school spirit, the students from each […]

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