BU researchers applauded with celebration of success

Thirty-four Brandon University researchers who collectively have secured more than $6.2 million in research grants, were fêted at a special soirée to honour their ongoing work to make new discoveries and to advance knowledge. The event, held Tuesday, Oct. 25, at Harvest Hall, recognized researchers who are working on projects supported by national Tri-Agency research grants. These […]

2017 Maclean’s university rankings mirror existing Brandon University priorities

Brandon University (BU) is proud of the strong resources devoted to students, including unparalleled access to faculty, that are on display in the 2017 Maclean’s magazine university rankings, which were released today. “Students tell us that they choose Brandon University for our close-knit and student-focused campus, with small classes that enable them to develop strong […]

BU professor illuminates Islamic History Month with look at Muslims in Manitoba

Watch the full video of Dr. Marshall’s talk on Facebook When Ahmed Awid moved to Brandon in the early 1900s, he was at the vanguard of what is now a thriving Manitoba Muslim community. Brandon University (BU) professor Dr. Alison Marshall says that Awid’s story is both an example of early Muslim immigration to Canada […]

BU professor’s book unearths new roots to formation of the CCF

BRANDON, Man. — How true the New Democratic Party (NDP) remains to its roots is an eternal political debate, and now a new book by a Brandon University (BU) History Professor shakes loose some common beliefs about those roots. James Naylor, the Chair of the Department of History at BU, is the author of the […]

Exhibition by retired BU professor Steve Gouthro opens at Sutherland Gallery

The Glen P. Sutherland Gallery of Art at Brandon University (BU) will welcome back recently retired professor Steve Gouthro for the opening of a new exhibition of his work on Wednesday, Oct. 27. Presence – Steve Gouthro features the work of Gouthro, who taught painting, drawing and art fundamentals in the Department of Visual and Aboriginal […]

Brandon University celebrates success of researchers

BRANDON, Man. — A remarkable year of research has Brandon University (BU) ready to celebrate. The University will host a reception at Harvest Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 25 to recognize 34 BU researchers who are working on projects supported by national Tri-Agency research grants. These prestigious grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), […]

Brandon University welcomes educator and alumnus to lead Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology

Brandon University is pleased to welcome Curt Shoultz as Director of the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology, effective November 1. “It’s an important part of the Brandon University mission to continue to improve our methods of teaching and learning, particularly through new technology, and the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology is a key […]

Rural Development Institute finds common issues for refugees arriving in rural Manitoba

BRANDON, Man. — Language barriers and transportation are some of the common challenges for refugees settling in rural Manitoba based on case studies by the Rural Development Institute (RDI) at Brandon University (BU) that looked at five communities. The case studies were carried out in conjunction with the Manitoba Association of Newcomer Serving Organizations (MANSO) […]

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BU’s Peter Morin wins $25,000 Hnatyshyn Foundation visual arts award

BRANDON, Man. — Brandon University (BU) professor Peter Morin has won a major Canadian visual arts award. Morin is this year’s recipient of the $25,000 Hnatyshyn Foundation Mid-Career Award for Outstanding Achievement as an Artist. A member of British Columbia’s Tahltan Nation, Morin produces multi-disciplinary works, often including performance interventions, as he looks at the […]

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