Brandon University professor examines anti-violence initiatives in new book

BRANDON, Man. – Violence against women has always been an urgent issue for survivors, feminist activists, and concerned academics. And yet, the development industry has only recently placed anti-violence initiatives at the top of their agenda. Why has this issue come to matter to the development industry now? Dr. Corinne L. Mason, a Brandon University […]

More than 500 Brandon University students set to graduate

BRANDON, Man. – The hard work of 520 Brandon University (BU) students will be celebrated on Friday as they prepare to graduate at the 2017 Spring Convocation. The day will consist of two ceremonies at BU’s Healthy Living Centre (HLC), with graduates from the Faculties of Health Studies and Science receiving their degrees at the […]

Rural Development Institute and Rural Policy Learning Commons recommend infrastructure investment to Senate committee

BRANDON, Man. – A new report by the Rural Development Institute (RDI) at Brandon University (BU), the BU-housed Rural Policy Learning Commons (RPLC) and the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation (CRRF) recommends an overhaul of infrastructure funding for rural areas of Canada. The report was presented to the Senate of Canada’s Committee on National Finance this […]

Dr. Dennis Anderson awarded President Emeritus title by BU Board of Governors

BRANDON, Man. – Dr. Dennis Anderson, the longest-serving Brandon University (BU) President since BU received its charter in 1967, will be honoured this month. The BU Board of Governors will confer the title of President Emeritus on Dr. Anderson at the University’s Spring Convocation on May 26. Dr. Anderson served as President and Vice-Chancellor of […]

Brandon University recognizes contributions of more than 100 faculty and staff members

BRANDON, Man. – More than 100 faculty and staff members were honoured this week by Brandon University (BU) and its Board of Governors at the BU Long Service Recognition Event. Those recognized included 15 departed faculty and staff members, many of whom have recently retired.  More than 90 other faculty and staff were presented with […]

Hockey coach Andy Murray to receive honorary degree from Brandon University

BRANDON, Man. – One of Canada’s most accomplished hockey coaches will receive an honorary degree from Brandon University (BU) this month. Andy Murray will be conferred with an honorary Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) at Brandon University’s Spring Convocation on Friday, May 26 at the BU Healthy Living Centre. Currently the coach of the Western […]

Brandon University to host live Snowden webcast

Edward Snowden will speak live to a Brandon University (BU) audience on May 9, discussing the ethics of mass surveillance and the role of public institutions like universities. “This is an incredible opportunity for the people of Brandon and Westman to hear from one of the most provocative and thought-provoking individuals of recent years, in […]

Brandon University students win $1,000 prize for business pitch

BRANDON, Man. – A business proposal put together by a pair of Brandon University (BU) students had a nice ring to it. By combining wedding planning and technology, Linaya Davis and Catherine Dubois found a match at the Manitoba New Venture Championships this month at the University of Manitoba. Davis and Dubois were awarded third […]

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 […]

Thesis exhibition by BU student focuses on experiences of newcomers to Canada

Albyn Carias is a Salvadoran immigrant completing his studies in the Brandon University (BU) Department of Visual and Aboriginal Art. His thesis exhibition, El Gallery, will open on Thursday, March 23 at 7 p.m. at BU’s Glen P. Sutherland Gallery of Art, and will feature a performance at 7:30 p.m. This exhibition will display artwork created by Carias, as […]

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