BU Welcomes Students to New School Year

BRANDON, MB – Next week, 3,000 people from as far away as China, Brazil and the Philippines will start a new chapter in their lives at Brandon University (BU). The academic year begins with classes and orientation events including a giant outdoor concert in Brandon’s downtown featuring Juno award winners The Sheepdogs. “Orientation 2013 is […]

BU Professor Joins Forces with Japanese

BRANDON, MB – A cutting-edge researcher at Brandon University (BU) is collaborating with Japanese scientists to develop new materials which could revolutionize the electronics industry. Dr. Martin Lemaire spent much of August in Japan on a prestigious fellowship lecture tour sponsored by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. Dr. Lemaire, Canada Research Chair […]

New Librarian Joins Brandon University

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University’s new University Librarian is a team leader with a long history of contributing to student success, in part by elevating the library user’s experience. Mostly recently, Betty Braaksma served as Usability Liaison Librarian and Virtual Reference Coordinator at the University of Manitoba. She is also coordinator of the Manitoba Shared […]

Augustfest Celebrates BU’s Successful Musical Exports

BU Professor Pens New Book on the Poor

BRANDON, MB – A history professor at Brandon University has written a compelling vision of the poor in London in the 19th century, when that city had the largest urban population in the world. “We know all about the wealthy,” says Dr. Lynn MacKay, “because they have written their history. My book tells the stories […]

BU Upgrades Campus Residences

BRANDON, MB – Saying goodbye to family and friends to attend university can be challenging. Imagine leaving everybody and everything to travel 7000 kilometers from Lima, Peru to Brandon, MB. “There were lots of tears at the airport,” says Nataly Ore, who arrived at Brandon University (BU) in January, 2011. “I left my mother, brother […]