Brandon University mourns former Dean of Music Dr. Glen Carruthers

The entire Brandon University community is saddened by the recent death of an alumnus and former Dean of Music at BU, Dr. Glen Carruthers. A pianist and noted musicologist, he died peacefully at his Ontario home on Dec. 24. The cause of death was cancer; he was 66. “Glen was one of the most remarkable […]

Second BU professor earns international authorship award

A second Brandon University professor has been recognized with an international award by one of the world’s largest academic publishers. Dr. Cindy Clarke received an “Outstanding Author Contribution Award” from Emerald Publishing’s 2020 Literati Awards. The award, which was recently announced, recognizes her chapter exploring the use of poetry and narrative inquiry as a tool […]

Canada Research Chairs Program supports BU professor’s study of breast cancer

Dr. Mousumi Majumder is the latest Brandon University (BU) professor to join the prestigious Canada Research Chairs (CRC) Program. Dr. Majumder was named a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Genotoxicology on Wednesday as part of a federal announcement by the Honourable Navdeep Bains, the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry. The University will receive […]

BU supports tonight’s free, virtual ‘Huron Carole’

Join the Canadian Red Cross and The Huron Carole as we celebrate the holidays with a virtual concert you can enjoy from home, over Zoom. On Monday, Dec. 14 at 6:30 p.m., Tom Jackson will be hosting his seasonal variety show in support of Sioux Valley Dakota Nation and The Counselling Centre for Hope, Healing […]

Brandon University reaches ’round the world with international virtual open house

Brandon University faculty, staff and current students put out the digital red carpet for prospective students from all four corners of the globe with an international conference held online last weekend. “We were thrilled with the interest and enthusiasm from these future students, who are so eager to come learn here, and from everyone at […]

COVID-19 pandemic provides backdrop for returning BU course

BRANDON – Students will get a global view of an event they are all experiencing in a Medical Anthropology course returning to Brandon University (BU) in January 2021. Anthropology of Global Public Health (BU course No. 12:456) has been re-introduced because of its relevance to the COVID-19 pandemic and added to BU’s Winter Term schedule. […]

BU professor wins 2020 Emerald Literati Outstanding Author Contribution Award

A research paper by Brandon University (BU) professor Dr. Christopher J. Schneider has been recognized with an international award from one of the world’s largest academic publishers. Schneider was the recipient of a 2020 Emerald Literati Outstanding Author Contribution Award announced in November, recognizing his contribution to updating sociological frameworks for the 21st century. The […]

Brandon University launches search for next Chancellor

Following two successful terms under Chancellor Michael Decter, Brandon University is looking for the next person to step into the role as titular head of the University. “Michael Decter has exemplified the very best of Chancellorship, and on behalf of the entire Brandon University community, I extend to him my deepest thanks for his service […]

BU launches ‘Season of Giving’

Donate Today and be a part of Giving Tuesday Giving Tuesday is a global movement and considered the opening day of the giving season. Today, in recognition of Giving Tuesday, we are sharing a few Reasons for Giving and asking you to consider your own. Why do you choose to support Brandon University? Whether your connection to BU is […]

BU offers resources ahead of Dec. 6 National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Although a traditional in-person vigil is impossible this year, Brandon University and the BU Status of Women Review Committee is again partnering with the YWCA and the Women’s Resource Centre on ways for people to honour the Dec. 6 National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Every Dec. 6, the country pauses […]