BU Jazz Faculty Members Team Up for “The Complete Rebirth of Cool”

BRANDON, MB — Next Saturday evening, three members of Brandon University’s jazz faculty—saxophonist Greg Gatien, bassist Gilles Fournier and drummer Eric Platz—will collaborate in an unprecedented concert event. Six other musicians from Winnipeg and Saskatoon will be joining them to revive the music that launched a whole new approach to jazz. Between January 1949 and […]

Two Brandon University Researchers Awarded Grants to Study Homelessness

BRANDON, MB — Dr. Renee Robinson of the School of Health Studies and Dr. Karen Rempel of the Faculty of Education were each awarded funding from Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC)’s Homelessness Partnering Strategy. The total value of the research funding for these two Brandon University projects is more than $103,000. “The Government […]

The Second of Two Honorary Doctorate Recipients Announced

April 24, 2012 BRANDON, MB — The 101st Convocation at Brandon University this spring will not only celebrate the accomplishments of 675 new graduates, but will also acknowledge the contributions of two distinguished Canadians. One of them is internationally accomplished musician, Anton Kuerti. Brandon University is pleased to announce the conferral of a Doctor of […]

Brandon University Convocation 2012 – The First of Two Honorary Doctorate Recipients Announced

April 23, 2012 BRANDON, MB — While celebrating the accomplishments of 675 new graduates, Brandon University will underscore its 101st Convocation with the bestowment of two honorary doctorates. In recognition of her work in the field of psychiatric nursing, Annette Thorimbert Osted has been selected as one of the recipients. Brandon University is pleased to […]

Announcement re: Award for Excellence in Psychiatric Nursing Education

I am pleased to announce that Karen Doty-Sweetnam is the 2012 recipient of the Award for Excellence in Psychiatric Nursing Education from the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba (CRPNM). Karen will receive this award at the CRPNM Awards Luncheon to be held May 11, 2012 at the Victoria Inn in Brandon, following the […]

BU Science Students to Benefit from MOU with University of Minnesota School of Engineering

BRANDON, MB — Science graduates from Brandon University will now have a new option for further education. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed today by officials from the University of Minnesota (UM) School of Engineering and Brandon University (BU) formalizing an articulated degree program between institutions. This degree program will minimally require the completion of […]

Senior Colloquium Returns with Wide Range of Topics

BRANDON, MB — On Friday, April 20, the Senior Colloquium will feature the work of senior students in Arts and Science programs. Their presentations will range from advertising to cultural issues. The public is welcome to attend the entire day or to stop in for any one of the themed sessions. Admission is free. All […]

BU Music Student Shines on Local and Regional Stages

BRANDON, MB — Third-year music student, Jinsung Kim recently won first place in the Young Artist Series CFMTA Western Tour Competition held in Winnipeg. Thanks to this achievement, the young pianist will embark on a recital tour of various cities throughout Western Canada during the upcoming academic year. This semester had been a series of […]

The President’s Reception, Calgary

Bobcats Women’s Volleyball Team Adds Another Manitoba Recruit

Friday, April 13, 2012 BRANDON, MB – Brandon University women’s volleyball coach Lee Carter has picked up another Manitoba recruit to add to next year’s crop of first year players. Winnipeg product Kendra Bommersbach of Miles Macdonnell Collegiate has signed a letter of intent to join the Bobcats. “Kendra is an extremely dedicated volleyball player, and […]

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