Two Faculty Members Receive Funding from Defense Construction Canada

posted December 7, 2011 Brandon, MB — Two faculty members in the Faculty of Science — Dr. Pamela Rutherford and Dr. Terence McGonigle — will receive up to $200,000 for studies they are each undertaking. Dr. McGonigle is looking into the relationship between various environmental factors and leafy spurge, while Dr. Rutherford is investigating the […]

BU Grad Student Wins Major Regional Competition

posted December 7, 2011 BRANDON, MB — Brandon University student Jesse Plessis has won the 2012 Canadian Music Centre Prairie Region Emerging Composers Competition. His latest work for orchestra, Tender is the Night, is an elegy for a recently closed-down pub that he frequented during his undergraduate studies. “I think this competition is a wonderful […]

Study to Learn from Couples Living with Alzheimer’s

posted December 5, 2011 BRANDON, MB — School of Health Studies faculty members — Fran Racher, Nancy McPherson and Dean Care — have received funding from the Alzheimer Society of Canada to undertake a study entitled Living with Dementia: The Experiences of Older Couples in Managing their Lives Together. The purpose of this study is […]

Bobcats to Host Charity Basketball Clinic

posted December 1, 2011 BRANDON, MB – The Brandon Bobcats men’s basketball team will be hosting the first annual Holiday Hoops Classic, an event aimed at teaching local youth the basics of basketball. The session will be held on December 18 from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm in the BU Gymnasium and is aimed at […]

Pianist Joined by Musical Friends for Upcoming pro series Offering

posted December 1, 2011 Brandon, MB — The 2011-2012 pro series continues with a concert featuring pianist Alexander Tselyakov and some of his musical friends. A faculty member of the Brandon University School of Music, Alexander has won the admiration of music lovers around the globe. The programme will feature three works. The Concerto in […]

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