Sloane Nets All-Star Honour

posted February 28, 2012 BRANDON, MB – For the second season in a row Jonathan Sloane has been named a Canada West second team all-star. The Winchester, Ontario product just completed his fifth and final year of eligibility as a Brandon Bobcat and now has one more achievement to add to his resume. “After a […]

Women’s Volleyball Team Adds Another

posted February 28, 2012 BRANDON, MB – The Brandon University Bobcats women’s volleyball team has added another recruit for next year. Russell, Manitoba product Jasmine Lafournaise has committed to play for the Bobcats starting in the fall of 2012. The Major Pratt High School stand-out currently plays a multitude of sports, but has jumped at […]

Brandon Products Commit to the Bobcats

posted February 28, 2012 BRANDON, MB – A trio of Brandon high school stand-outs have committed to play for the Brandon University Bobcats women’s volleyball team beginning next season. Crocus Plains products Jodie Baker and Mary Thomson as well as soon to be Vincent Massey grad Gillian Leech have verbally committed and now signed official […]

Brandon University Theatre Presents Comedic Work by Durang

posted February 27, 2012 BRANDON, MB — The trials and tribulations of a young woman, nicknamed “Miss Witherspoon” in the afterlife, will be explored this week on the Evans Theatre stage, with opening night slated for Thursday evening. “Miss Witherspoon” was written by Christopher Durang, an award-winning playwright whose work has been produced on- and […]

Icelandic Composer Writes Two Works for BUNMF, World Premieres in Brandon

posted February 23, 2011 BRANDON, MB — World-acclaimed Icelandic composer Kjartan Ólafsson has been on the Brandon University (BU) campus this week for the 2012 New Music Festival (BUNMF), entitled “Music Gates of the Arctic”. He will be in attendance to hear the world premiere of two of his recent works in the Lorne Watson […]

BU Senior Wins Prestigious Scholarship, Selected Among International Applicants

posted February 22, 2012 BRANDON, MB — Laura Brandon, a 4th-year student at Brandon University has won the Society for American Archaeology’s Native American Undergraduate Scholarship in Archaeology. She is majoring in two disciplines — Anthropology with a specialization in Archeology and Native Studies. Also a wife and the mother of three children, Laura is […]

Brandon University Banishes the February Blues with WINTERLUDE

posted February 17, 2012 BRANDON, MB — A day-long winter celebration — WINTERLUDE — will take place on campus for the Brandon University community as well as the general public. Beginning at 10 a.m., on Saturday, February 25, the parking, the brunch, the skating, the cool workshops — everything during Winterlude is free and everyone […]

Speaker to Discuss U.S.-Mexico Border Immigration Trials and Tribulations

posted February 7, 2012 BRANDON, MB — The Gender & Women’s Studies Program presents the latest speaker in its Frontiers Speakers’ Series. On Thursday, Todd Miller of the North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA) will give a talk entitled “Policing the U.S.-Mexico Border: The Militarization of U.S. Immigration Enforcement”. The number of undocumented border […]

Novell Thomas Named Brandon University Women’s Basketball Coach

posted February 3, 2012 BRANDON, MB – Brandon University Athletics is pleased to announce the hiring of Novell Thomas as head coach of the Bobcats women’s basketball team. Thomas brings experience as a basketball player, basketball coach and an industry professional to BU Athletics. “We’re thrilled that Novell will be the new face of Brandon […]

Paleontologist to Speak About the Marine Fossils Found in Manitoba

posted February 1, 2012 BRANDON, MB — The Brandon University Science Seminar Series continues on Friday afternoon. The guest speaker is Assistant Curator of Paleontology at the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre (CFDC), Joseph Hatcher. He will be on hand to give a free talk entitled Marine Vertebrate Fauna of a Xiphactinus Kill Zone from the […]

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