BU Research Committee awards $100,000 in funding

Brandon University (BU) researchers are exploring topics from underground artifacts to far-away galaxies thanks to more than $100,000 in BU Research Committee (BURC) funding. BURC is providing $102,941 to support 27 projects during the 2019-20 period. Supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada as well as internal BU funds, BURC helps […]

Linda Ross returns to BU as Acting Dean of Health Studies

A former Dean of Health Studies is temporarily stepping back into the role. Linda Ross has assumed the position of Acting Dean of Health Studies, stepping in for John Moraros, who has taken a personal leave with the support of the university. Ross was the first Dean of Health Studies and served in that role […]

Health Studies and Science supplies will aid COVID-19 containment

The Faculty of Health Studies and the Faculty of Science at Brandon University (BU) have answered the call to assist the non-profit sector in Brandon. The two faculties collected items to help with the containment of COVID-19 and delivered them to the Westman Women’s Shelter and Meredith Place on Wednesday. The BU contribution was: 38 […]

Brandon University will use compassion, collaboration to build a culture of academic integrity

BU statement on compromised nursing exam Brandon University is working to build a collaborative culture of ethical and empathetic behaviour in the wake of a significant recent challenge to academic integrity on campus. Academic integrity is paramount, and deeply valued at Brandon University. We have a commitment to our community and to our students that […]

Brandon University continues series of public talks at Brandon Public Library

Free public talks at the Brandon Public Library continue to bring Brandon University research to the community. The inaugural season of talks kicked off in the fall, with a series of well-received presentations on museums and rural tourism, university impact and community relations, music composition, and loneliness. “These events have been extremely well attended so […]

BU recognizes longtime employees

A remarkable 50 years of service by Dr. Nancy Stanley was among the highlights as Brandon University recognized the efforts of longtime members of its faculty and staff on Thursday. The University held its annual Long Service Employee Recognition Event, honouring those who reached benchmarks of 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 or […]

BU psychiatric nursing to host a pre-Halloween ‘Death Café’

Ready to talk about death? Few people are. Brandon University is hosting a Death Café next week to help people get comfortable in discussing death and mortality. While death is a mysterious and often taboo subject in western society, people have questions, thoughts, and feelings about dying and death that they may be reluctant to […]

BU mental health conference brings in Jordin Tootoo for public talk

Brandon University is inviting the community to a “Mental Health on the Prairies Conference and Community Gathering” this spring where everyone will be welcome to discuss and learn about mental wellness and addiction. The conference and gathering will run from April 29 through May 1, 2020 and will bring together researchers, professionals working in health […]

BU at the Brandon Public Library Speaker Series debuts Thursday

A new series of free public talks at the Brandon Public Library will bring Brandon University (BU) research to the community. The inaugural season of the BU at the Public Library Speaker Series will kick off this Thursday, Sept. 19, as Doug Ramsey and Chris Malcolm discuss the importance of museums to communities and rural tourism […]

Brandon University celebrates 20 years of psychiatric nursing at Winnipeg site

For two decades, Brandon University has been providing high-quality psychiatric nursing education in Winnipeg, ensuring that trained and caring psychiatric nurses are able to meet the demand throughout Manitoba. “The need for mental health services is increasing in Canada. This need is not limited by location but access to those services may be difficult for […]

Next Page »