BU Prof Nominated for Music Award

BRANDON, MB – Celebrated Brandon University (BU) music professor T. Patrick Carrabré has been nominated for a prestigious 2013 Western Canadian Music Award. Carrabré’s latest album War of Angels is in the running for Classical Recording of the Year. “This is a great honour,” says Carrabré, Chair of Music History and Theory at BU’s School […]

BU Partners in Tuition Waiver Program

BRANDON, MB – Children raised in Manitoba’s child welfare system now have increased opportunities for post-secondary education through the recently announced Tuition Waiver Program partnership involving Brandon University (BU), Assiniboine Community College (ACC) and the four Child and Family Services Authorities of Manitoba. “We are very excited and cannot thank BU and ACC enough for […]

BU Examines Cultural Factors in Learning

BRANDON, MB – A Brandon University (BU) professor is researching children’s oral and written language development, with the goal of creating new teaching methods that incorporate cultural factors into Canadian classrooms. Donna Forsyth, BU Faculty of Education, will work with educators in northern and rural Manitoba school divisions as part of a $2.8 million nation-wide […]

BU Researchers Receive Significant Grants

BRANDON, MB – Following a nation-wide competition, a trio of Brandon University (BU) researchers has been awarded more than half-a-million dollars in grants to continue their scientific research. Dr. Martin Lemaire will receive $472,032 to outfit a new laboratory in BU’s Chemistry Department to research molecular spintronic materials, a relatively new field of study. The […]

International Honours for BU Music Student

BRANDON, MB – A student from Brandon University (BU) has won silver in a prestigious international music competition and the opportunity to showcase later this year at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Jinsung Kim, who just completed his major in performance at BU’s School of Music, was recently chosen as a top performer in […]