Manitoba-born radio host and executive Eric Friesen to receive honorary degree from Brandon University

BRANDON, Man. – Noted radio host and broadcast executive Eric Friesen will be honoured at Brandon University’s Spring Convocation this month. Mr. Friesen will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) at the afternoon ceremony on Friday, May 27. Born and raised in Altona, Manitoba, Mr. Friesen started his career at local radio station […]

Graduating students urged to check status

The Senate Office has completed its preliminary review of all graduation applications. Please check your graduation status on your student information portal. If your status says “OK Pending Final Grades”, the deadline for all grades is May 13, 2016. This is for all incompletes, letters of permission and final grade for BU courses. If your status […]

Brandon University to bestow honorary degree on Paul Martin at Spring Convocation

BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University (BU) will present Canada’s 21st Prime Minister with an honorary degree at this month’s Spring Convocation. The Right Honourable Paul Martin served as Prime Minister from 2003 to 2006. He was the Member of Parliament for LaSalle-Émard from 1988 to 2008 and was Canada’s Minister of Finance from 1993 to […]

BU welcomes expanded presence for Campus Manitoba

Campus Manitoba has launched an expanded web presence that better reflects its growing mission and ambition to bring learning and education throughout Manitoba. Brandon University is a partner in the province-wide educational consortium. Campus Manitoba’s main offices are on site at BU, also provides administrative support. Campus Manitoba encourages collaboration among Manitoba’s public post-secondary institutions through […]

Experienced social worker and therapist hired to lead sexual violence response, education and prevention initiatives at BU

About Carla Navid: Raised in Wawanesa, Manitoba. Master of Social Work, University of Manitoba; Bachelor of Social Work, Minot State University Researched violence against women. Master’s thesis Fathers in the Frame: protecting children by including men in the cases of violence against women examined topic through feminist discourse of law and policy. Was the Sexual […]

Westman Immigrant Services and Brandon University establish research partnership

Martie Kruger, Chair of the Board for Westman Immigrant Services, and Dr. Heather Duncan, Associate Vice-President (Research) of Brandon University, have announced a two-year, community-university research partnership agreement. The agreement will combine the research expertise of the University with the front-line services of Westman Immigrant Services. Dr. Karen Rempel, Director of the Centre for Aboriginal […]

BU to track, predict soybean disease in huge three-year study

A three-year research project starting this summer will help soybean farmers predict disease before it strikes their crops. Brandon University’s Dr. Bryan Cassone has received $112,509 from the Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers (MPSG) to genetically analyze whole fields of soybean plants, looking for the distinctive DNA markers of disease, even well before symptoms appear. […]

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