Brandon University mourns passing of Chancellor Emeritus Kevin Kavanagh

The entire Brandon University community is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Kevin Kavanagh, who served as BU Chancellor from 1996 through 2002, and was thereafter appointed Chancellor Emeritus. He continued to attend BU’s annual Convocation every year. “This is an enormous loss, felt by us all,” said BU President David Docherty. “Dr. […]

Smart device security and drug resistance among BU projects supported by NSERC

A Brandon University (BU) project that will enable safer and more secure smart devices is being supported by a $120,000 federal grant. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) has awarded Dr. Gautam Srivastava of BU’s Department of Mathematics and Computer Science a five-year Discovery Grant to lead the five-year project. “The […]

New recording draws heavily from BU roots

A project that started when Dr. Matthew Steckler joined Brandon University’s (BU’s) School of Music three years ago came to fruition this spring as he released his latest album, Long Time Ago Rumble. Performing with a crew of guest musicians as Matty Stecks and Musical Tramps, Steckler issued the double album, Long Time Ago Rumble, […]

Brandon University welcomes Fall Term students with Pre-Orientation

An early-summer introduction to post-secondary life shows how Brandon University has adapted to keep students safe while also delivering a quality educational experience. “We were thrilled with the turnout, the engagement, and the results,” said Kathleen Richards, BU’s Acting Director of Recruitment and Retention. “Moving to an online format was new this year, and it […]

Everyone Eats initiative makes quality meals available for all

Brandon University (BU) Food Services is teaming up with the Brandon Food Council, the John Howard Society and Assiniboine Community College to provide barrier-free nutritious meals for all. Everyone Eats is a curbside pickup program that will offer top-quality dinners, prepared by BU Food Services. The trial launch of the initiative will provide 200 meals […]

Racism has no place at Brandon University

Brandon University stands for tolerance, for inclusion, and for diversity in all forms. There is never an excuse for racism or bigotry and we strongly condemn all instances of hate and discrimination. These are global struggles, and we recognize the protestors who are showing us their commitment and honour in the streets, particularly in the […]

Researchers from BU contribute to historic dinosaur study

With its massive suit of armour and rows of pointy spines, the nodosaur was an intimidating-looking beast. But for a team of researchers from Brandon University (BU), the University of Saskatchewan (USask) and the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology, it’s what’s inside that counts. The researchers, who included Brandon University Biology Professor Dr. David Greenwood, […]

Brandon University plans Fall Term with mostly online instruction

Brandon University’s Fall Term will see instruction that is mostly delivered online, as we continue to take precautions to ensure the health and safety of our whole community. While Covid-19 trends in Manitoba look promising, BU is taking a cautious and prudent approach that is in line with provincial phased reopening plans. We will limit […]

Brandon University mourns passing of Dr. Peter Letkeman

The Brandon University community is saddened to learn of the recent passing of Dr. Peter Letkeman, a distinguished chemist and professor who was also a longtime Dean of Science. “As a member of the Western Manitoba Science Fair Executive, and as a scientist, I can say that his contribution to science in the community has […]

BU professor, Brandon Friendship Centre partner in Canadian family study

Dr. Patty Douglas, an Assistant Professor in Brandon University’s Faculty of Education, is partnering with the Brandon Friendship Centre as part of a major national research project. Their participation in the project was featured recently by the Brandon Sun: BU prof part of a national families study By: Colin Slark Posted: 05/30/2020 3:00 AM A Brandon […]

« Previous PageNext Page »