Final Basketball Games to be Played in BU Original Gym

posted January 30, 2012 BRANDON, MB – After 46 years and thousands of basketball games, the final Bobcat basketball games will be played in the original Brandon University Gymnasium this weekend. The Bobcats will host the Lethbridge Pronghorns in the ‘Cats final home games of the 2011-2012 Canada West season, as BU prepares to open […]

BU Professor Receives Honour in Winnipeg

  posted January 26, 2012 BRANDON, MB — During a ceremony earlier this week, Mayor Sam Katz presented a City of Winnipeg Community Service Award to Dr. Alison Marshall, Professor of Religion and Adjunct Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at Brandon University. Her leadership in community service was one of the reasons for this prestigious […]

Options for Distributed Medical Education Explored at Brandon University

  posted January 26, 2012 BRANDON, MB — From January 19 to 21, a workshop was held on the Brandon University campus as part of the Brandon Medical Education Feasibility Study.  This study presents an important opportunity to review and evaluate medical education in Brandon in a comprehensive manner. All options are being considered in the […]

Faculty Members Generate Interest in Manitoba Fossils

posted January 25, 2012 BRANDON, MB — Two members of the Brandon University geology department recently had some of their research published in the latest issue of Palaeoworld, a peer-reviewed international journal. This article has renewed worldwide interest in Manitoba fossils. The paper is entitled “Drilling Predation on Scaphopods and other Molluscs from the Upper […]

Bobcats to Jump into J.R. Reid School

posted January 19, 2012 BRANDON, MB – Members of the Brandon University men’s basketball team will make visits to a pair of local elementary schools over the next few weeks, starting with a presentation to students at J.R. Reid School, the afternoon of Thursday, January 19. “We are hoping the students pick up our message […]

Bobcats to Shoot for the Cure

posted January 17, 2012 BRANDON, MB – The Brandon Bobcats will participate in the CIS Women’s Basketball Coaches Association “Shoot for the Cure”, a fundraising initiative in which all 43 CIS women’s basketball teams are involved. The program is aimed at raising money and awareness for the fight against breast cancer. “That is really exciting. […]

Vale Contributes to Research Project with Aim to Help Northern Manitoba Youth Education

posted January 16, 2012 BRANDON, MB — Today in Thompson, the President and Vice-Chancellor of Brandon University, Dr. Deborah C. Poff met Lovro Paulic, the General Manager of Vale’s Manitoba Operations to accept the company’s donation of $400,000 in support of the Vital Outcomes Indicators for Community Engagement for Children and Youth (VOICE) project. Brandon […]

University of Colorado Prof to Talk About Evidence of Primates, Alligators and Other Vertebrates in Eocene-Epoch Arctic

posted January 16, 2012 BRANDON, MB — Dr. Jaelyn J. Eberle, of the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Colorado, and Curator of Fossil Vertebrates at that University’s Museum of Natural History will be at Brandon University (BU), Friday, January 20 to talk about mammalian diversity in the early Eocene (55 to 34 […]

Manitoba Premier Visits HLC Construction Site

posted January 12, 2012 BRANDON, MB — Earlier this afternoon, Premier Greg Selinger took a tour of the construction site at Brandon University’s Healthy Living Centre (HLC). The facility, which has received the funding commitment of up to $5.3 million from the province, is on budget and on time. “It’s an exciting project,” said Premier […]

‘Cats Volleyball Club to Host Try-outs

posted January 9, 2011 BRANDON, MB – The ‘Cats Volleyball Club will be hosting tryouts for the 13U and 14U girls volleyball teams. Try-outs will be held on January 15 and 22 at Brandon’s New Era School (527 Louise Avenue). Try-outs for the girls 13U team will run from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., while […]

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