Student research in spotlight at Senior Colloquium

Fifteen upper-years students will present their research as the Senior Colloquium returns to Brandon University (BU) on Monday, April 12. The Colloquium was cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic but will take place online this year, with live presentations to be streamed from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The students will cover a […]

Women’s Week at BU begins with celebration of outstanding female students

Brandon University (BU) students are choosing to challenge inequality to mark International Women’s Day on Monday, March 8. International Women’s Day will kick off Women’s Week at BU as the university’s Status of Women Review Committee (SWRC) recognizes 17 outstanding female students as nominated by faculty and staff members. Profiles of the students appear on […]

BU takes part in project studying intimate partner violence during pandemic

Researchers from Brandon University (BU) and the University of Manitoba (UM) are working with the Manitoba Status of Women Secretariat to study the experiences of survivors of intimate partner violence who are seeking help during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nadine Henriquez, an Assistant Professor in Nursing at BU, is a co-investigator in the project, which is […]

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 […]

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