Brandon University launches Teaching House to share Indigenous knowledge

Brandon University has launched a regular program to gather and share Indigenous knowledge. Called the Teaching House, the program will feature different topics and teachings approximately once a month. “The Teaching House is the vision for a gathering place for the sharing of knowledge and teachings for all nations – created for connection, relationship and […]

Brandon University science student heads to Western Regionals with Three-Minute Thesis on microplastics

Brandon University’s Laura Janiaski is headed to Western Regionals with her Three-Minute Thesis. Janiaski, a graduate student in the department of Biology at BU, presented her research on microplastics in a virtual showcase earlier this month, and was selected by community judges as having the best presentation. In a nutshell, the Three-Minute Thesis, or 3MT, […]

Federal, provincial research support bring $1.2 million to BU lab for breast cancer study

Federal and provincial research agencies will join with suppliers to provide more than $1.2 million in support of a new laboratory at Brandon University (BU). The Genotoxicology Research Laboratory will be the home base for Canada Research Chair Dr. Mousumi Majumder’s work to learn more about breast cancer and its indicators. The Canada Foundation for […]

Taylor Goodon first BU recipient of 3M National Student Fellowship Award

Taylor Goodon is the first from Brandon University (BU) to join an exclusive club that celebrates Canada’s best students. Goodon, a third-year Science student, is one of 10 national recipients of the 3M National Student Fellowship Award. Presented by 3M Canada and the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE), the fellowship recognizes […]

Bell Let’s Talk supports student health at BU with $25,000 grant

Brandon University (BU) will receive $25,000 to promote student well-being and mental health through the Bell Let’s Talk Post-Secondary Fund. The Kickoff Grant is part of $3 million in funding being distributed to 123 institutions across Canada to support initiatives aligned with the National Standard of Canada for Mental Health and Well-Being for Post-Secondary Students. […]

Brandon University welcomes back James Ehnes for virtual violin masterclass

One of the world’s most sought-after violinists, James Ehnes will give a special virtual masterclass as Brandon University’s Francis Chaplin Guest Professor of Violin this coming Sunday, April 18. During the masterclass, violin students of Professor Kerry DuWors will perform works by Mozart, Bruch, Wieniawski and Tchaikovsky. “This live-streamed masterclass is the perfect way to […]

Hotel BU open for students during spring and summer

Brandon University (BU) is opening Residence doors this spring and summer for students in need of a short or longer-term stay on campus. Hotel BU will offer flexible and affordable accommodations for students at BU, Assiniboine Community College, or other approved institutions. Rates start at $51.50 for a single night, with no minimum stays or […]

Brandon University names Dr. Kofi Campbell as new Provost & Vice-President (Academic)

Brandon University will welcome an accomplished academic and administrator with a distinguished track record of supporting students and faculty as its new Provost & Vice-President (Academic). Dr. Kofi Campbell joins Brandon University from Renison University College in the University of Waterloo, where he has been VP Academic and Dean since 2017. Dr. Campbell will assume […]

Student research in spotlight at Senior Colloquium

Fifteen upper-years students will present their research as the Senior Colloquium returns to Brandon University (BU) on Monday, April 12. The Colloquium was cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic but will take place online this year, with live presentations to be streamed from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The students will cover a […]