Brandon University presents teaching, research awards

Brandon University today celebrated faculty who demonstrate particular excellence in teaching and in research. “We have excellent, dedicated instructors who are devoted in the classroom, and the work they are all doing to make sure students have the best experience possible this year is remarkable,” said BU President David Docherty, who announced the awards this […]

Research projects by BU students target breast cancer, plastic pollution

Brandon University (BU) students are battling breast cancer and investigating microplastics pollution with the help of Research Manitoba. Students Riley Feser and Sachi Villanueva are each receiving $12,000 this year through the Research Manitoba Master’s Studentships Program. Feser and Villanueva are the first students in BU’s Master of Science (Environmental and Life Studies) program to […]

Visiting professor discusses effect of pandemic media coverage on mental health

Kiran Nazish, who came to Brandon University last year as a Stanley Knowles Distinguished Visiting Professor, discussed the effect of covering COVID-19 on mental health on Thursday at a virtual international conference hosted by Carleton University’s School of Journalism and Communication. Nazish, the founder of the Coalition for Women in Journalism, took part in a […]

Brandon University extends supports to students from Nigeria

Brandon University continues to monitor the worsening situation in Nigeria and we are extending supports to affected members of our community. We deplore the ongoing violence taking place, and are concerned for both the physical safety and the mental wellbeing of our students from Nigeria and their loved ones. The disruption and violence is also […]

Brandon University prof to speak on antifascism in fascist Italy

A Brandon University history professor who is an expert on pre-Second World War Italy will be leading a workshop and introducing a film that explores fascism and antisemitism in fascist Italy. The event, organized by the Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada, will be held via Zoom on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 25. It is free […]

$100K grant to BU CARES will investigate racism and anti-racism in Manitoba

A Brandon University research project to combat racism in Manitoba has been selected to receive just over $100,000 in federal support from Canada Heritage. The project, housed in BU’s Centre for Aboriginal and Rural Education Studies (BU CARES), will create and distribute videos on social media that explore different experiences of racism, educate people on […]

BU50 Anniversary Ale ‘aging gracefully’ for beer collectors

A special beer brewed more than two years ago for the BU50 anniversary is maturing nicely and is currently very enjoyable to savour, says local beer expert and BU alumnus Cody Lobreau. Brandon University recently caught up with Lobreau to sample two bottles of the BU50 beer, from two different brewing batches. Both were brewed […]

Brandon University alumni pay tribute to outstanding graduates, faculty

BRANDON – The Brandon University Alumni Association (BUAA) is continuing a tradition for this year’s virtual Homecoming by honouring some outstanding individuals. Teresa Flannery is the 2020 recipient of the BUAA Award for Exceptional Service, while Distinguished Young Alumni Awards are being presented to Dr. Melissa Anderson, Graydon Cramer, Lindsay Filewich and Alissa Watson. Normally […]

New Brandon University sign to light up this weekend for Homecoming

Brandon University’s latest landmark will bring a bit of brightness to the evenings, starting this weekend. The large new BU sign at 18th Street and Victoria Avenue will be lit up all night long, starting tonight. Although the sign was installed earlier this year, with final electrical hookups and testing completed last month, the switch […]

Order your delicious blue and gold ‘Bobcat Appreciation Meal’ on Friday

The annual BU Homecoming awards dinner and gala is coming to you this year with a special ‘Bobcat Appreciation Meal’ available for order this Friday for fans, alumni, and the entire community. While in-person events are on hiatus for the current time, Brandon University and the BU Bobcats are teaming up with Everyone Eats Brandon […]

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