Women’s Basketball Team to Host Open Camp

BRANDON, MB –Brandon University Bobcats women’s basketball coach Novell Thomas will be hosting an open camp for female basketball players on April 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the BU Gymnasium. The camp will be an open session with basketball games and skill assessment for current high school and college female basketball players […]

English Students Present Multi-Media Exhibition, Film Fest

BRANDON, MB — The students of the 4th year English course, “Imagining Manitoba,” taught by Dr. Di Brandt at Brandon University, have produced a multi-media display celebrating “Southwestern Manitoba: The Birthplace of the Modern Canadian Novel”. Their work will be exhibited in the Brandon College Alcove, on the second floor of BU Library. The display […]

Guest Professor to Talk About the Stability of Nanomaterials

March 28, 2012 BRANDON, MB — Dr. Alan Denton, of the Department of Physics, North Dakota State University, is the next lecturer in the Brandon University Science Seminar Series. On Friday, he will explain the “Stability of Nanomaterials: A Multiscale Modelling Approach”. “Soft nanomaterials typically comprise giant molecules (polymers or amphiphiles) or mesoscopic particles (colloids […]

Brandon University Researcher Involved in Landmark International Project

March 28, 2012 BRANDON, MB — Brandon University’s Dr. Wendy Untereiner and Dr. Mesfine Bogale are two of more than 140 authors of a paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), one of the world’s top scientific journals. Their paper, entitled “Nuclear ribosomal internal transcribed […]

Paddock Named Permanent Athletic Director

March 16, 2012 BRANDON, MB – Brandon University is pleased to announce that Russ Paddock has been named Athletic Director of Brandon University effective immediately. After spending the past nine months as acting Athletic Director, Paddock will now assume the role on a permanent basis. “It’s an important time in the Bobcat program right now. […]

RDI Receives Renewed MAFRI, Receives $545,000 in Funding

March 16, 2012 Brandon, MB — The Rural Development Institute (RDI) has received renewed financial support from Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives (MAFRI). On hand to accept the cheque were Dr. Scott Grills, Vice-President Academic and Provost of Brandon University, Dr. William Ashton, Director of RDI and representing the provincial government was Drew Caldwell, […]

Violin-Piano Duo to Grace the Lorne Watson Recital Hall Stage in pro series Recital

March 16, 2012 BRANDON, MB — The 2011-2012 pro series, an annual presentation by the School of Music, continues with a recital featuring violinist Kerry DuWors and pianist Futaba Niekawa. Their programme will include duo works by Mozart, Fauré, Debussy, Enesco and Stockhausen. Kerry DuWors first came to Brandon in 2003, when she won the […]

Brandon University School of Music Presents Mozart Opera

Thursday, March 15, 2012 BRANDON, MB — The Brandon University Opera Ensemble, under the co-direction of School of Music Assistant Professor David Playfair and sessional instructor Gordon Portman, presents a new adaptation of Mozart’s comic opera, “The Marriage of Figaro”. This is the Opera Ensemble’s third full-length production — Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte was produced […]

Play by Brandon University Professor to be Presented in Montreal

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 BRANDON, MB — A play about Afghanistan, written by Brandon University Drama Professor James Forsythe, will be performed in Montreal. He has established a script development agreement with Teesri Duniya Theatre, in Montreal, to workshop his play script entitled “Safer Ground”. This work is based on the first-person accounts of Canadian […]

Bobcats’ Summer Camps Scheduled for August

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 BRANDON, MB – Brandon University Athletics is getting ready for another great year of Bobcat Summer Camps. Four weeks of basketball and volleyball camps are scheduled, with a new location and some slight modifications to this year’s program. Due to the construction of Brandon University’s Healthy Living Centre and renovations to […]

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