Kids’ Extracurricular Activities the Focus of the Next Science Seminar

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 BRANDON, MB — Continuing the second semester’s offerings within the BU Science Seminar Series will be Dr. Shannon Gadbois, of the Department of Psychology at BU. Her talk, entitled “Extracurricular activities involvement in Canadian youth: Benefits based on age, gender and type of activity”, will be given on Friday, March 16, […]

New Canada Research Chair in Chemistry at BU Announced

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 BRANDON, MB — A Brandon University alumnus, Dr. Martin Lemaire will be returning to his alma mater as the newest Canada Research Chair (CRC) on faculty. Currently teaching chemistry at Brock University, beginning May 1, 2012, Dr. Lemaire will be the CRC in Molecular Spintronic Materials for the next five years […]

BU Athletics to Hand Out Year-end Awards

posted March 8, 2012 BRANDON, MB – Another great year of competition has concluded for the Brandon University Bobcats, and just like in all previous years, BU Athletics will hand out annual individual awards, acknowledge career milestones, and congratulate graduating players on their years of dedication to the Bobcats at the year-end awards banquet. All […]

Health Studies Researchers Receive Additional CIHR Funding

posted March 8, 2012 BRANDON, MB — Drs. Dean Care and Fran Racher, of the Brandon University School of Health Studies, together with a team of faculty members, have been awarded a one-year grant with the Knowledge Translation Supplement (KTS), a program of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Their project, entitled “Integrated Knowledge […]

BU Marks International Women’s Day with a Salute to Exceptional Female Students

posted March 8, 2012 BRANDON, MB — To mark International Women’s Day, professors have selected 17 remarkable women students to be honoured during a campus celebration organized by the BU Status of Women Review Committee. They range in age. Their fields of interest vary. They all excel in their studies and have all earned multiple […]

Nanotechnology, Next Focus in Series

posted March 1, 2012 BRANDON, MB — Have you ever wondered what nanotechnology means? This Friday, you can find out during the next Science Seminar Series presentation at Brandon University. Dr. Rajesh Sunasee, a new faculty member and an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, will explain how this cutting-edge field can impact our […]

Bobcats’ February Athletes of the Month

BRANDON, MB – The final month of Canada West competition is in the books for Brandon University Athletics, so a pair of awards are being handed out to deserving Bobcat athletes for their efforts in February. SAM TUIVAI has been named the Tip Top Tailors Male Athlete of the Month for February. After arriving in […]

Bonhomme Named Canada West Rookie of the Year

posted March 1, 2012 BRANDON, MB – In his first full season as a Brandon Bobcat, rookie point guard Ilarion Bonhomme made quite a name for himself in the Canada West conference. His tireless work ethic, blazing speed and infectious personality are now being rewarded, as Bonhomme has been named Canada West Rookie of the […]

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