Brandon University trumpet student hits high note with first-place finish at National Music Festival

BRANDON – A Brandon University (BU) student has been named one of Canada’s best young musicians. Kayla Solomon was awarded first place in the brass category for her outstanding performance on trumpet at the prestigious 2017 National Music Festival earlier this month. Solomon, who last year placed third at the same event, was among 62 […]

BU Dean of Arts selected for research collaboration with prestigious Greek university

BRANDON, Man. – A continuous drive to build knowledge and develop critical, editorial, and textual skills in the field of literature has led Dr. Demetres Tryphonopoulos, Dean of Arts at Brandon University (BU), to connect with his Greek roots. Tryphonopoulos, who was born in Greece, has been recognized by the New York-based Institute for International […]

BU Rec unveils fall line-up of programs

BU Alumni Association announces award recipients

BRANDON, Man. – Four Brandon University (BU) alumni will be recognized in October for their accomplishments in wide-ranging fields. Dr. Anthony Chow, Ben Dietschi, Dr. Lynn Whidden and Elder Gordon Williams will be recipients of Brandon University Alumni Association (BUAA) Awards at the 2017 BU Homecoming celebration. Dr. Chow will receive the Wall of Fame […]

BU unveils new Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Policy and Procedures

BRANDON, Man. – New resources at Brandon University (BU) will help all faculty, staff and students address issues of discrimination and harassment in the work and learning environment, and differentiate these from interpersonal conflict. A committee comprised of union, Brandon University Students’ Union, Student Services and Human Resources representatives worked together for well over a […]

Centennial of suffrage to be focus of summer institute

As Canada celebrates the centennial of women earning the vote, a Brandon University (BU) professor will spend a portion of next summer investigating the meaning of enfranchisement and citizenship at Carthage College, in Wisconsin. Dr. Patricia Harms, an associate professor in both History and Gender & Women’s Studies at BU, has been awarded a National […]

New institute will boost molecular biology research at BU

A new facility at Brandon University (BU) will make use of innovative techniques to conduct research on health, disease and biodiversity in Manitoba. The Integrative Biology Core Facility (IBCF) will receive $297,569 in federal funding through the Canada Foundation of Innovation John R. Evans Leaders Fund (CFI JELF). The funding will contribute to the total […]