BU welcomes new members to Board of Governors

On behalf of the entire Brandon University (BU) community, President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Gervan Fearon extended a warm welcome to incoming members of the Board of Governors. “I am extremely pleased to welcome these four outstanding individuals to our Board of Governors,” said Dr. Fearon. “Their experience and insight will be invaluable to our institution and […]

University OPEN for Wednesday, March 8

Brandon University is OPEN today (Wednesday, March 8). However, many highways in the area are still closed — do not drive on a closed highway. Please stay safe and use your own discretion in deciding whether to attend. Plan for extra travel time. Please be cautious and stay aware of the slippery and snow-drifted sections that […]

BU recognizes outstanding female students during Women’s Week

BRANDON, Man. – A tuba player from Germany, a homegrown volleyball star, and a woman who has been an instructor in both astronomy and judo are just a few of the outstanding female students at Brandon University (BU) who will be honoured next week. The celebration will help mark International Women’s Day on Wednesday, March […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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