BU welcomes Master of Psychiatric Nursing students from across Canada

BRANDON – Almost 40 students from Brandon University’s (BU) Master of Psychiatric Nursing (MPN) program met on campus this week for their orientation. The students work in the mental health field at locations across Canada, many of them full time, while advancing their skills and knowledge through distance education at BU. During the annual three-day […]

New Social Opportunities for Seniors Living with Dementia and their Caregivers through Sharing Dance

Health Benefits of Innovative program by Baycrest and Canada’s National Ballet School studied in partnership with Brandon University No experience is required to participate in the Baycrest NBS Sharing Dance Seniors program, an exciting social opportunity that Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS), in partnership with Baycrest is providing at no cost for people living with […]

Brandon post-secondary institutions team up again to help welcome students with a ‘Big Hello’

Post it! Need a sign? Email us at communications@assiniboine.net or Communications@BrandonU.ca to come pick up a sign, or watch for full-page ads in the Brandon Sun on Saturday and Wednesday next week that are suitable for posting. If you have a colour printer, you can download and print this letter-sized poster to place in your […]

Brandon University hosts theoretical physics symposium

On the agenda Read abstracts of the students’ research presentations in the WITP Summer Symposium program. Students from Manitoba’s three universities presented some of their latest research on campus as Brandon University hosted the Winnipeg Institute for Theoretical Physics Summer Symposium yesterday. At the daylong event, physics and math students presented work on magnetic monopoles, […]

Grant will help faculty and students develop interactive virtual reality look at Brandon’s WW1 internment camp

A joint project bringing together instructors and students from Brandon University and Assiniboine Community College has received a grant of nearly $30,000 to begin building a virtual reality exploration of a First World War internment camp in Brandon. Research for the project was completed last year, with more than $4,300 in funding from the Canadian […]

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Brandon University to welcome Dr. David Docherty as new President and Vice-Chancellor

Brandon University will welcome as its next President and Vice-Chancellor an accomplished academic and administrator who has a distinguished history of leading institutions through growth and transformative change. Dr. David Docherty will commence a five-year term on May 1, 2019. “The success of any university is measured by the success of our students, our faculty […]

‘Forever Blue and Gold’ — BU50 Homecoming will be biggest, best yet

See the schedule There’s more to do at Homecoming than ever before! And, we are adding even more events all the time. Be sure to stay up to date with the full schedule at BrandonU.ca/Homecoming You can find us on social media as well. If you’re on Facebook, stay up to date with the Homecoming […]

Artist Kilpatrick wins BMO 1st Art! regional prize

Courtesy of The Brandon Sun. By Jillian Austin For the first time, a Brandon University fine arts graduate has been named the regional winner in the BMO 1st Art! competition. Jimmie Kilpatrick, also known as “Shotgun Jimmie,” won $7,500 for his rock-and-roll inspired submission, entitled “Quality Control.” “It’s incredible. So often we put so much […]

BU professor honoured with national award

A member of Brandon University’s Faculty of Education has been lauded for her unique look at the development of leadership. Dr. Alysha Farrell, an Assistant Professor in BU’s Department of Leadership and Education, is the 2018 recipient of the T.B. Greenfield Dissertation Award. The award, presented annually by the Canadian Association for the Study of […]