BU’s Natashalee Thompson wins international student award

BRANDON – A Brandon University (BU) student has been honoured by the Manitoba Council for International Education (MCIE) with an award recognizing her hard work in and out of the classroom. Natashalee Thompson, a student in the Master of Education program at BU, is the recipient of a MCIE International Student Award in the post-secondary […]

PAC members at Brandon University jointly pledge $50,000 in BU50 fundraising drive

About PAC The President’s Administrative Council, known as PAC, includes some of Brandon University’s senior administrators, including the two vice-presidents, the deans and some directors. It is chaired by the President. The 18-member council meets every two weeks to consider matters of importance to BU and to advise the President on suggested courses of action. […]

Brandon University condemns hatred and divisiveness with reaffirmed support for inclusiveness and universal human rights

Brandon University offers its full-throated and unambiguous support for universal human rights, as the world prepares to mark Human Rights Day this weekend, and as challenges to human rights continue both around the globe and here at home. We condemn acts or statements of hatred and divisiveness, which deserve only our disdain. We are committed […]

Brandon University celebrates Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Brandon University (BU) is celebrating the approach of Human Rights Day on December 10. Human Rights Day marks the anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The Declaration, signed by the United Nationals General Assembly on December 10, 1948, sets a standard of rights and goals for people and nations around […]

Dr. Bernadette Ardelli appointed Dean of Science at BU

BRANDON – Dr. Bernadette Ardelli has been appointed as Dean of Science at Brandon University (BU). The BU Board of Governors has approved the appointment for a term of five years, beginning January 1, 2018. Dr. Ardelli joined BU as an Assistant Professor in 2006, earning promotions to Associate Professor in 2012 and full Professor […]

BU faculty featured with top prairie researchers

Four talented Brandon University researchers have shared their insights and inspiration in Q & A profiles on a website affiliated with the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). Drs. Bernadette Ardelli, Margaret E. Carrington, Mousumi Majumder and Sarah Plosker are featured on the Prairie NSERC Chair for Women in Science and Engineering […]

Public education and outreach efforts earn BU professor national award

BRANDON – Brandon University (BU) Sociology professor Dr. Christopher J. Schneider has received national recognition for his efforts in public education. Schneider is this year’s recipient of the Public Education Award, given by the Canadian Criminal Justice Association (CCJA), presented in recognition of his “longstanding commitment and contribution to criminal justice public education.” The award […]

duo526 returns to BU stage for Pro Series performance

BRANDON – A visit to an idyllic New England setting provided the inspiration for an upcoming Pro Series recital by duo526. Brandon University (BU) School of Music faculty member Kerry DuWors and collaborative artist Futaba Niekawa will make their third appearance in Brandon as duo526 on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m., at the Lorne […]

Métis concert shows prairie fusion sound

BRANDON — Modern interpretation of traditional songs took centre stage at a special concert to showcase Métis songcraft. The concert, “From Paris to the Prairies,” was arranged by Brandon University Professor Emerita Dr. Lynn Whidden, an ethnomusicologist whose teaching has helped to maintain local Indigenous traditions. On stage at BU’s Lorne Watson Recital Hall, listeners […]

Brandon University continues strong enrolment growth

Brandon University’s enrolment is officially 3,553 students for its 50th anniversary 2017–18 year, an impressive eight per cent increase over last year’s enrolment numbers. This year’s growth builds on a seven per cent increase in student head count last year, and is the fifth straight year of increased enrolment at BU. Over that time, the […]

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