Lisa de Wilde and Mitch Podolak to be recognized at BU’s Afternoon Convocation with Honorary Doctorates

Brandon, MB – The afternoon ceremony for Brandon University’s (BU) 2015 Spring Convocation on May 29th at the Healthy Living Centre will honour two prominent individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the Canadian arts and media scenes. As a well-known Canadian media executive who was born in Manitoba, Lisa de Wilde is a leader […]

BU Morning Convocation to Confer Theoren “Theo” Fleury and Hon. Philip S. Lee with Honorary Doctorates

Brandon, MB – Brandon University (BU) will honour two individuals who have made significant contributions to society in their respective roles at this year’s morning Convocation ceremony to be held at 10:00 a.m. on May 29th at BU’s Healthy Living Centre. Theoren “Theo” Fleury is an author, motivational speaker and former professional ice hockey player. […]

HLC Facility Manager Brings Home Gold

Professor Going off grid

By Lindsey Enns, Brandon Sun NEAR RIVERS – A Brandon couple is embarking on a project of a lifetime — building their very own self-sustaining home, only the second of its kind in Manitoba. Their earth-sheltered home’s design will be similar to an “Earthship,” an idea coined by American architect Michael Reynolds, who built and designed […]

Four-Year Deal at Brandon University!

BRANDON, MB – In a demonstration of commitment to students, faculty, staff and the community, the Brandon University Faculty Association (BUFA) and Brandon University (BU) have reached a four-year Agreement for the period of April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2019. The Agreement will take effect immediately, having been ratified by both the BUFA membership […]

BU Student Researchers Receive Federal Funding

Brandon, MB – Seven Brandon University (BU) students have received federal funding for spring/summer research under the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Undergraduate Student Research Award (NSERC USRA) program for 2015 totaling $31,500. NSERC USRAs are meant to stimulate students’ research interests in natural sciences and engineering to encourage graduate-level study and […]

BU Students Recognized for Commitment to Leadership

BRANDON, MB – Outstanding student leaders were recognized recently in celebration of their completion of the Student Leadership Certificate program newly offered this year at Brandon University (BU). Student participants received their certificates at a reception honouring their achievements on April 1st. The Student Leadership Certificate Program is a new, non-credit, co-circular program that was […]

Brandon University Celebrates Opening of New Geology Core Lab

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University (BU) Geology students, faculty members and industry representatives celebrated the official opening of the University’s first Geology Core Lab yesterday afternoon on the BU campus. The Lab houses various examples of mining and petroleum drill cores, and provides students with the opportunity to practice their knowledge and prepare for their […]