Brandon University awards more than $10,000 in vaccine incentives to students, faculty, and staff

“I can’t believe it. It doesn’t seem real!” Erin Murray was visibly excited and beaming through her mask as she picked up a cheque to cover $5,000 in tuition yesterday. Murray was the grand-prize winner in Brandon University’s Winning Shot incentive, which offered more than $10,000 in prizes to encourage students, faculty, and staff to […]

BU employees and alumnae honoured as Women of Distinction

Several Brandon University (BU) alumnae and employees were in the spotlight last week as the YWCA Brandon celebrated the accomplishments of area women at the annual Women of Distinction Gala. Brandon University partnered with Assiniboine Community College to sponsor the Education and Mentorship award, which was presented to Deidre Gregory, the Indigenous Student Transition Co-ordinator […]

Brandon University is signing Scarborough Charter to counter anti-Black racism

Brandon University is signing the Scarborough Charter, a national post-secondary initiative to support Black inclusion and to redress anti-Black racism. The virtual signing of the Scarborough Charter is being held at 2 p.m. Central Time tomorrow, via Zoom. Please register online to obtain a link. “Brandon University is proud to sign the Scarborough Charter,” said […]

BU researcher examines effects of resource extraction through art

The long-term effects of large-scale resource extraction are being looked at in a unique way thanks to a project led by artist and Brandon University (BU) Adjunct Professor Ben Davis. Davis has been awarded a Research and Creation Grant worth $21,800 from the Canada Council of the Arts to support the project, titled extracted. The […]

Brandon University to maintain existing Covid precautions for Winter 2022 Term

Next term at Brandon University will look a lot like the current term, as the university continues its strong precautions to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and keep students, faculty, and staff as safe as possible. The Winter 2022 Term, which begins in January 2022, will continue existing restrictions and mandates that have proven effective […]

Canadian Research Support Fund provides more than $500,000 to support BU research

Brandon University’s (BU’s) research infrastructure will benefit from $516,686 in federal funding for the 2021-22 year through the Research Support Fund. The Research Support Fund helps to cover the indirect costs of sustaining top-notch research environments at Canadian universities. It offsets expenses such as maintaining and updating institutional facilities and equipment, administration of research programs, […]