Retiring Health Studies faculty members launch new scholarship at BU

BRANDON, Man. – Friends and colleagues since meeting as teenagers in 1969, Dr. Kathryn Hyndman and Dr. Fran Racher celebrated their retirement this month by initiating a scholarship that will help future Health Studies students at Brandon University (BU). After completing their science requirements at BU, Hyndman and Racher both graduated from the Brandon General […]

BU graduate working on major archiving project for Truth and Reconciliation centre

BRANDON, Man. – Despite veering away from her original plan to become a teacher, Carmen Miedema remains committed to helping others learn. A graduate of Brandon University (BU), Miedema is in her first year in the Archival Studies master’s program at the University of Manitoba (UM), where she received the Archival Studies Entrance Scholarship for […]

Brandon University launches wide consultations on new, stand-alone sexualized violence policy

Town Hall dates Thursday, Nov. 17, from 1:40–2:40 p.m. Theatre A, Brodie Science Building Monday, Nov. 21, from 2:40–3:30 p.m. Gathering Space, John E. Robbins Library Tuesday, Nov. 22, from 10:30–11:30 a.m. Little Theatre, Education Building Brandon University (BU) has scheduled three open town hall sessions this month to gather wide community feedback for its […]

Study space at BU dedicated in honour of first Dean of Education at Brandon College

BRANDON, Man. — Brandon University (BU) students are getting a history lesson when they study in the new McCutcheon Alcove. As part of this week’s Homecoming celebration, a ceremony will be held on Saturday at 1:30 p.m., to dedicate the space in honour of Dr. Wilfred McCutcheon (1919–2008), the first Dean of Education at Brandon […]

Alumni to present replacement ‘Senior Stick’ back to BU

Thanks to a hugely successful fundraising effort led by Brandon College and Brandon University alumni, a symbolic staff that represents student leadership will soon be back in the hands of students. “We know that so many of our alumni have very fond memories of the Senior Stick and Lady Stick, and we are thrilled that […]

Brandon University welcomes all alumni back to campus for Homecoming Weekend

Homecoming 2016 schedule Homecoming 2016 stretches over 3 days and will have something for everyone! Friday, October 14 VICTORIA INN HOSPITALITY ROOM 134 12:00 PM The hospitality room at the Victoria Inn, our host hotel, will be available for our guests both Friday, October 14 & Saturday, October 15 from 12 noon – midnight. INFORMATION […]

Mental Health on the Prairies Conference brings renowned speakers to BU

Faces of Mental Illness Awareness Week A working group was struck more than a year ago at Brandon University (BU) to participate in public awareness strategies for Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW), which takes place in October each year. The goal of the MIAW strategy is to spread awareness of mental illness and reduce stigma […]

Brandon University Alumni Association announce award winners

Devotion to their community is the common thread that runs through this year’s list of Brandon University Alumni Association (BUAA) award recipients. “Every year, it is humbling to read through the outstanding accomplishments of Brandon University alumni who are nominated for our awards. In their work and in their life, they have really left their […]

You’re invited to help with our Campus Master Plan

As Brandon University (BU) begins planning for our next few decades of growth and development, we are inviting all members of the community to share their visions of the future of the university, including how they currently use and engage with the campus. BU is working with consultants who specialize in this type of assessment […]

Pow Wow celebrates BU grads

This article was written by Eva Wasney and published in the Brandon Sun on Monday, May 30, 2016. It is republished here with permission. Indigenous dancers, singers and drummers from all over Manitoba and Saskatchewan came together on Saturday afternoon to celebrate Brandon University’s 2016 graduating class. Roughly 200 spectators and participants were in attendance at the […]

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