BU students recognized for outstanding research presentations

BRANDON, Man. – Four Brandon University (BU) students are the first-ever BU Senior Colloquium award recipients. The Colloquium, which was first held in 2009, features presentations from third- and fourth-year students on their research, covering a wide range of topics. The event included a new twist this year as funding from the offices of the […]

BU hosts discussion of Islamic culture, community

BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University (BU) is honoured to partner with Westman Immigrant Services and the Brandon Islamic Centre to host Walking Forward with Muslims, on Friday, March 24, 2017. The event will provide an introduction and exploration of Islamic culture and Muslims in Brandon, featuring a panel discussion regarding current challenges, film presentation by […]

Brandon University will acquire more land downtown

Brandon University (BU) has reached agreements through the approval and support of the City of Brandon and Renaissance Brandon to expand its downtown footprint significantly. “This is a truly exciting opportunity that we are ready to seize,” said BU President Dr. Gervan Fearon. “We are building on the priorities of our Academic Plan and on […]

Canada’s Research Support Fund bolsters research infrastructure at Brandon University

BRANDON, Man. — Research at Brandon University (BU) is benefiting from $328,897 in federal funding this year from the Research Support Fund (RSF). Funding from the RSF is used to help universities in Canada cover some of the costs of conducting research and maintaining world-class research environments. Among the expenses that the RSF helps to […]

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 […]

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 […]

BU researchers score unprecedented success in Insight Development Grant competition

Four researchers have made history at Brandon University (BU), leading the first BU-based projects to earn prestigious Insight Development Grants (IDG). The IDGs, a program of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), were first awarded in 2011. They support research in its early stage of development, promoting new ideas, theories and […]

More than 500 BU students receive degrees at 2016 Spring Convocation

BRANDON, Man. – Today is an occasion to celebrate for Brandon University’s (BU) newest graduates. A total of 536 degrees were awarded at the 2016 Spring Convocation in two ceremonies at BU’s Healthy Living Centre. The graduates of the Faculties of Arts, Health Studies and Science were recognized during the morning ceremony. In the afternoon, […]

BU donors and student award recipients meet at reception

BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University’s (BU) outstanding students and the generous donors that help them reach their goals were celebrated on Wednesday night at the annual BU Awards Reception. In the 2015-16 academic year BU offered 589 scholarships and bursaries, many of which provide funding for multiple students. This has resulted in $1.4 million in […]

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