Graduating students urged to check status

The Senate Office has completed its preliminary review of all graduation applications. Please check your graduation status on your student information portal. If your status says “OK Pending Final Grades”, the deadline for all grades is May 13, 2016. This is for all incompletes, letters of permission and final grade for BU courses. If your status […]

Brandon University to bestow honorary degree on Paul Martin at Spring Convocation

BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University (BU) will present Canada’s 21st Prime Minister with an honorary degree at this month’s Spring Convocation. The Right Honourable Paul Martin served as Prime Minister from 2003 to 2006. He was the Member of Parliament for LaSalle-Émard from 1988 to 2008 and was Canada’s Minister of Finance from 1993 to […]

BU welcomes expanded presence for Campus Manitoba

Campus Manitoba has launched an expanded web presence that better reflects its growing mission and ambition to bring learning and education throughout Manitoba. Brandon University is a partner in the province-wide educational consortium. Campus Manitoba’s main offices are on site at BU, also provides administrative support. Campus Manitoba encourages collaboration among Manitoba’s public post-secondary institutions through […]

Experienced social worker and therapist hired to lead sexual violence response, education and prevention initiatives at BU

About Carla Navid: Raised in Wawanesa, Manitoba. Master of Social Work, University of Manitoba; Bachelor of Social Work, Minot State University Researched violence against women. Master’s thesis Fathers in the Frame: protecting children by including men in the cases of violence against women examined topic through feminist discourse of law and policy. Was the Sexual […]

Westman Immigrant Services and Brandon University establish research partnership

Martie Kruger, Chair of the Board for Westman Immigrant Services, and Dr. Heather Duncan, Associate Vice-President (Research) of Brandon University, have announced a two-year, community-university research partnership agreement. The agreement will combine the research expertise of the University with the front-line services of Westman Immigrant Services. Dr. Karen Rempel, Director of the Centre for Aboriginal […]

BU to track, predict soybean disease in huge three-year study

A three-year research project starting this summer will help soybean farmers predict disease before it strikes their crops. Brandon University’s Dr. Bryan Cassone has received $112,509 from the Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers (MPSG) to genetically analyze whole fields of soybean plants, looking for the distinctive DNA markers of disease, even well before symptoms appear. […]

BU students deliver at provincial business competition

BRANDON, Man. – A well-written business can put an entrepreneur in the driver’s seat. That was the experience for a pair of Brandon University (BU) students at the recent Manitoba New Venture Championships, hosted by the Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship at the University of Manitoba’s Asper School of Business. Michael Gall and Tanner Price […]

Russian Masterpieces to be focus of season finale

The music of Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff and other significant Russian composers will resound in Brandon University’s Lorne Watson Recital Hall on Saturday afternoon, as pianist Dmitry Rachmanov makes his premiere appearance in the pro series. Currently the chair of the piano department at California State University, Northridge, Professor Rachmanov is a busy recitalist as well as […]

BU graduate chosen as Manitoba’s next premier

The surge of Progressive Conservative blue that covered Manitoba in Tuesday’s provincial election has some Brandon University blue and gold behind it. Brandon University (BU) alumnus Brian Pallister is Manitoba’s Premier-designate after his provincial conservatives stormed into power by winning a majority government. Pallister holds Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education degrees from BU […]

BU artist and instructor earns spring residency at Brooklyn institution

A Brandon University visual art instructor will spend the next two and a half months in Brooklyn, New York, as artist-in-residence at the International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP). Kevin Ei-ichi deForest, an assistant professor in the Department of Visual and Aboriginal Art, will be creating a new series of paintings during his residency, as […]

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