Brandon University researchers to survey partners who lived apart through pandemic

A pair of Brandon University professors are collaborating to launch a study exploring the impact of the global health pandemic on people who are in committed, romantic relationships but who are living apart. “This type of relationship, where people are in a committed relationship but don’t live in the same household, is a relatively recent […]

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Academic-inspired beard oil arrives just in time to tame that pandemic facial hair

If you’ve been social distancing from your razor, you probably have a full crop of facial hair. In fact, these so-called “quarantine beards” are enough of a style trend that even the New York Times has covered them. But with restrictions beginning to loosen, especially here in Manitoba and in Canada, you might find that […]

Master of Education Students at BU participate in leadership program

There’s plenty of leadership in Brandon University’s (BU’s) Master of Education (M.Ed.) program. Two M.Ed. students from BU are participating in this year’s President’s Student Leadership Program (PSLP), hosted by the James W. Burns Leadership Institute at the University of Manitoba. Jonathan Filewich and Steven Kaskiw were among 22 students from across the province selected […]

Brandon University updates Fall Term Registration Guide with online details

Brandon University offer almost entirely online and remote instruction in the Fall 2020 term and has updated the Registration Guide with full details for each course. “We are investing in technology and other supports to continue delivering exceptional learning experiences for students, and our faculty have been working tremendously hard to prepare engaging, innovative courses […]

Archaeology project hopes to reveal the lives of pre-contact Indigenous farmers

A joint research project by Brandon University (BU) and the Manitoba Archaeological Society (MAS) will tell us more about the way Indigenous people lived in southwestern Manitoba before the arrival of Europeans. Brandon University Department of Anthropology Professor Dr. Mary Malainey and the MAS have received Manitoba Heritage Grant funding to support an archaeological program […]