Brandon University, Canada share significant anniversaries

BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University (BU) is marking more than one milestone as the country prepares for Canada 150 celebrations this week. While the Canada Day festivities on July 1 will signify 150 years since Confederation, 2017 also represents 50 years since BU received its charter and officially became a university. Founded in 1899 as […]

Outstanding students and educators honoured at BU Convocation

BRANDON, Man. – The efforts and accomplishments of exceptional students and educators were recognized as part of the Brandon University (BU) 2017 Spring Convocation ceremonies on Friday, May 26. Over the course of two ceremonies, 520 graduates received their degrees on Friday. Each graduate in attendance was also presented with a scarf by the Brandon […]

Dr. Dennis Anderson awarded President Emeritus title by BU Board of Governors

BRANDON, Man. – Dr. Dennis Anderson, the longest-serving Brandon University (BU) President since BU received its charter in 1967, will be honoured this month. The BU Board of Governors will confer the title of President Emeritus on Dr. Anderson at the University’s Spring Convocation on May 26. Dr. Anderson served as President and Vice-Chancellor of […]

Brandon University recognizes contributions of more than 100 faculty and staff members

BRANDON, Man. – More than 100 faculty and staff members were honoured this week by Brandon University (BU) and its Board of Governors at the BU Long Service Recognition Event. Those recognized included 15 departed faculty and staff members, many of whom have recently retired.  More than 90 other faculty and staff were presented with […]

Pugh taking quantum leap

Courtesy of the Brandon Sun By Ian Froese Maybe, when Brandon high school students read about quantum information decades from now, they’ll come across the name of one of this city’s own. It’s a lofty vision to even think about, Christopher Pugh admits when asked, but lofty too was what the 28-year-old and his team […]

Power of Ideas Tour visits Brandon to inspire students

BRANDON, Man. – From subatomic particles to vast black holes, close to 1,000 Westman students will be immersed in a science experience unlike anything ever seen in the city next week at Brandon University (BU). Celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation, Innovation150 is bringing the Power of Ideas Tour to Brandon University on Tuesday, April […]

BU recognizes outstanding female students during Women’s Week

BRANDON, Man. – A tuba player from Germany, a homegrown volleyball star, and a woman who has been an instructor in both astronomy and judo are just a few of the outstanding female students at Brandon University (BU) who will be honoured next week. The celebration will help mark International Women’s Day on Wednesday, March […]

Brandon University will acquire more land downtown

Brandon University (BU) has reached agreements through the approval and support of the City of Brandon and Renaissance Brandon to expand its downtown footprint significantly. “This is a truly exciting opportunity that we are ready to seize,” said BU President Dr. Gervan Fearon. “We are building on the priorities of our Academic Plan and on […]

Canada’s Research Support Fund bolsters research infrastructure at Brandon University

BRANDON, Man. — Research at Brandon University (BU) is benefiting from $328,897 in federal funding this year from the Research Support Fund (RSF). Funding from the RSF is used to help universities in Canada cover some of the costs of conducting research and maintaining world-class research environments. Among the expenses that the RSF helps to […]

Brandon University launches wide consultations on new, stand-alone sexualized violence policy

Town Hall dates Thursday, Nov. 17, from 1:40–2:40 p.m. Theatre A, Brodie Science Building Monday, Nov. 21, from 2:40–3:30 p.m. Gathering Space, John E. Robbins Library Tuesday, Nov. 22, from 10:30–11:30 a.m. Little Theatre, Education Building Brandon University (BU) has scheduled three open town hall sessions this month to gather wide community feedback for its […]

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