BU administrator leaves to take key role at Saint Mary’s University

After three years leading Brandon University’s (BU’s) Student Services, Tom Brophy will start in a new position at Saint Mary’s University (SMU) in the upcoming academic year. Brophy has served as Associate Vice-President (Student Services and Enrolment Management) and University Registrar at BU since September 2013. This September, he will join SMU as Senior Director, […]

Local musicians to perform at BU before heading to nationals

Two Brandon musicians who will be competing in the National Music Festival later this summer will have a send-off performance at Brandon University (BU) this Sunday. Kayla Solomon and Jammie Lee will perform at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 31 in the Lorne Watson Recital Hall at Brandon University’s School of Music. The two were […]

BU reaffirms relationship with Brandon Urban Aboriginal Peoples’ Council

Brandon University (BU) reaffirmed its strong commitment to Aboriginal and Indigenous culture and heritage by participating in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Brandon Urban Aboriginal Peoples’ Council and the City of Brandon. BU is a founding partner of the BUAPC and was represented at the signing by BU President Gervan Fearon. “Our partnership […]

Strong interest in BU prof’s studies of social media and the police

Praise for “Policing and Social Media” “Schneider has done a fine job with this study, and anyone in Canada who cares about policing, privacy, civil liberties and personal freedom should read it.” – Tom Sandborn, Vancouver Sun  “This evaluation by a Brandon University sociologist of how the social media revolution has affected policing in Canada is […]

BU hires coordinator for first-year courses in Dauphin

DAUPHIN, Man. – Barry Nadolny says that this fall brings an incredible opportunity for Parkland-area students who want to start their Brandon University (BU) education. For the first time, BU will offer a full-time schedule of first-year university courses in Dauphin, so that students will be able to begin their university Arts or Science degree […]