Centennial of suffrage to be focus of summer institute

As Canada celebrates the centennial of women earning the vote, a Brandon University (BU) professor will spend a portion of next summer investigating the meaning of enfranchisement and citizenship at Carthage College, in Wisconsin. Dr. Patricia Harms, an associate professor in both History and Gender & Women’s Studies at BU, has been awarded a National […]

New institute will boost molecular biology research at BU

A new facility at Brandon University (BU) will make use of innovative techniques to conduct research on health, disease and biodiversity in Manitoba. The Integrative Biology Core Facility (IBCF) will receive $297,569 in federal funding through the Canada Foundation of Innovation John R. Evans Leaders Fund (CFI JELF). The funding will contribute to the total […]

Drone certification course at BU one of the first in Canada

BRANDON – Drones are taking off at Brandon University (BU) this fall. Students and members of the public who are fascinated by the unmanned aerial vehicles can register for a university-credit course that will teach them everything they need to know to safely and legally fly the popular and useful airborne vehicles. “Drones are really […]

Brandon University student wins Star Search competition in Saskatchewan

Courtesy of The Brandon Sun By Jillian Austin Julianna Moore’s rendition of the classic country hit “Crazy” by Patsy Cline helped her clinch the win at the 27th annual GX94 Star Search competition. The 18-year-old Brandon University music student will record two songs as part of her prize, which will receive airplay on the Yorkton, […]

BU’s Darlene Paquette honoured with Canada 150 medallion

Decades of volunteer service by a Brandon University (BU) staff member were recently recognized. Darlene Paquette, a Learning Technology Assistant in the Faculty of Health Studies was one of 30 recipients of a Canada 150 Service Medallion, awarded by Brandon-Souris Member of Parliament Larry Maguire. The medallions were presented to volunteers in recognition of their […]

Annual economic impact of Brandon University tops $417 million

Full Report Download the complete report Learn More Explore the data online at BrandonU.ca/Economic-Impact BU Economic Impact Fast Facts: $417.1 million in annual economic impact (2014–15) 927 jobs created, including 679 in Brandon $1 in provincial funding to BU = $11.30 in economic activity generated More than 3,200 students at BU More than 400 faculty […]

Brandon University nears completion of complex downtown land deal, begins development of detailed plan with public input

Brandon University (BU) is moving forward with the next phase of its ambitious and transformative downtown initiative, and will solicit public input into a detailed concept for the future development. The University has nearly completed the complex process of assembling seven separate properties into a single contiguous parcel and has engaged an experienced external expert […]

Meir Serfaty appointed Acting Vice-President (Academic & Provost) at BU

Brandon University’s (BU’s) new Acting Vice-President (Academic & Provost) is a familiar face whose wealth of experience and institutional knowledge will continue to support BU’s many ongoing academic initiatives. Dr. Meir Serfaty has been appointed to the key leadership position for a one-year term. One of BU’s most experienced educators, Serfaty joined the University in […]

Early numbers show strong growth in new-student enrolment at Brandon University

BRANDON, Man. — Early application and registration numbers for the 2017–18 academic year show strong continued growth in enrolment is expected at Brandon University (BU). “The numbers are excellent, with healthy increases in applications, admissions and new-student registrations at Brandon University,” said University Registrar Andrea McDaniel. “It is still fairly early in our registration cycle, […]

Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival welcomes BU President Fearon as guest performer

BRANDON, Man. – This month’s Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival will feature a lineup of renowned musicians and a very special guest who is better known for a different forte. Brandon University (BU) President and Vice-Chancellor Gervan Fearon will join Dean of Music Greg Gatien and a group of current and former BU Music students […]

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