Familiar faces to continue atop School of Music and Faculty of Health Studies

Familiar faces will continue to lead the School of Music and Faculty of Health Studies at Brandon University. Greg Gatien has been renewed as Dean of Music for a second five-year term. And Dr. Linda Ross, Acting Dean of Health Studies, has had her term extended while the university prepares to initiate its search for […]

Brandon University moves to Phase Grey in campus re-opening

Brandon University is cautiously moving to the mid-range Phase Grey in its phased campus re-opening plan, as declining case counts, high vaccination rates, and enhanced campus preparation increase the university’s optimism for the Fall Term. “This is a time of transition as we get ready for a partial return to in-person instruction this fall,” said […]

BU will host U SPORTS men’s volleyball national championships in 2025

New bursary at BU supports 2SLGBTQIA+ students

Pride Month at Brandon University (BU) closes with the addition of a new bursary from the Gender & Women’s Studies Program (GWS) to support 2SLGBTQIA+ students. With a $10,000 contribution from the Margaret Laurence Endowment Fund, GWS at BU has established a new bursary for students who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+ (Two Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, […]

90% employment signals another great year for Brandon University’s Co-operative Education program

Brandon University’s thriving Co-operative Education program is having another great summer of employment, with 90 per cent of its students working in jobs that are related to their field of study — a stunning success rate with an economy that continues to contend with the pandemic. “Our outstanding employment success rate, for the second year […]

Brandon University declares Day of Mourning and Reflection to grapple with ongoing discoveries of unmarked graves

Brandon University will pause on Friday, July 2 for a Day of Mourning and Reflection, as unmarked graves continue to be discovered at former residential school sites across Canada. The most recent discovery comes at the Cowessess First Nation, less than 250 km from the BU campus, where 751 unmarked graves were found. That somber […]

Two BU-linked books earn historical awards

Three Brandon University-linked books were vying for the Margaret McWilliams Award this year, and two of them won. “Civilian Internment in Canada: Histories and Legacies,” co-edited by BU history professor Rhonda Hinther, earned the Margaret McWilliams Award for Scholarly History. Also nominated in that category was Politics, Personalities and persistence: One Hundred Years of Psychiatric […]

James Bambury named Bobcats women’s basketball new head coach

Brandon University researchers explore the facts and stories that matter to rural healthcare workers during COVID-19

One year after first surveying healthcare workers to explore the impact of Covid, Brandon University researchers are doing a follow-up survey to check in. “We know that health care workers are facing a lot right now, and we are so grateful for the time and generosity from those who have already participated in our research.” […]

New technology benefits BU Geology researchers, students

The Brandon University (BU) Department of Geology is bringing old and new together. As BU marks the 110th year of the study of geoscience at BU, state-of-the-art technology is giving researchers and students in the department a better look than ever at rocks and minerals that are often several million, and sometimes billions, of years […]

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