Meir Serfaty appointed Acting Vice-President (Academic & Provost) at BU

Brandon University’s (BU’s) new Acting Vice-President (Academic & Provost) is a familiar face whose wealth of experience and institutional knowledge will continue to support BU’s many ongoing academic initiatives. Dr. Meir Serfaty has been appointed to the key leadership position for a one-year term. One of BU’s most experienced educators, Serfaty joined the University in […]

Brandon University professor examines anti-violence initiatives in new book

BRANDON, Man. – Violence against women has always been an urgent issue for survivors, feminist activists, and concerned academics. And yet, the development industry has only recently placed anti-violence initiatives at the top of their agenda. Why has this issue come to matter to the development industry now? Dr. Corinne L. Mason, a Brandon University […]

Rural Development Institute and Rural Policy Learning Commons recommend infrastructure investment to Senate committee

BRANDON, Man. – A new report by the Rural Development Institute (RDI) at Brandon University (BU), the BU-housed Rural Policy Learning Commons (RPLC) and the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation (CRRF) recommends an overhaul of infrastructure funding for rural areas of Canada. The report was presented to the Senate of Canada’s Committee on National Finance this […]

Researcher secures grants to further quantum computing at BU

BRANDON, Man. – Quantum computing at Brandon University (BU) will get a major lift thanks to two major federal grants earned by a member of the Faculty of Science. Dr. Sarah Plosker has been selected as a Chairholder under the Canada Research Chair (CRC) Program. Plosker will be awarded $500,000 over the next five years […]

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 […]

BU students recognized for outstanding research presentations

BRANDON, Man. – Four Brandon University (BU) students are the first-ever BU Senior Colloquium award recipients. The Colloquium, which was first held in 2009, features presentations from third- and fourth-year students on their research, covering a wide range of topics. The event included a new twist this year as funding from the offices of the […]

Brandon University will host conference to boost research collaboration

About the Hutcheons Linda Hutcheon holds the rank of University Professor Emeritus in the Department of English and the Centre for Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto. She is author of 9 books on critical theory and contemporary postmodern culture in Canada and around the world. She has edited 5 other books on cultural […]

BU hosts discussion of Islamic culture, community

BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University (BU) is honoured to partner with Westman Immigrant Services and the Brandon Islamic Centre to host Walking Forward with Muslims, on Friday, March 24, 2017. The event will provide an introduction and exploration of Islamic culture and Muslims in Brandon, featuring a panel discussion regarding current challenges, film presentation by […]

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