Valuable new bursaries introduced at BU

BRANDON – Brandon University (BU) students will benefit from $330,000 in additional support this year through two valuable new bursaries approved on Tuesday by the BU Senate. The bursaries were created to realize the benefits of changes to the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursaries Initiative (MSBI). Through the MSBI the Government of Manitoba contributes provincial support […]

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 […]

Brandon University students, professor present research at international science conference

BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University (BU) was represented by Biology Professor Dr. David Greenwood and his graduate students at a recent international scientific conference in Utah. Greenwood was joined at the Climatic and Biotic Events of the Paleogene 2017 conference (CBEP2017) by Markus Sudermann and Alex Lowe, students in BU’s Master of Science (Environmental and […]

Brandon University improves in 2018 Maclean’s magazine rankings

Where Brandon did best Brandon is ranked as one of 19 “primarily undergraduate” universities by Maclean’s magazine. Student/Faculty Ratio BU ranked No. 1 in the country, with 12 students per faculty member. This is the best score of any institution in all categories. Social Studies and Humanities Grants BU ranked No. 6 in the country […]

Good as gold: Brandon University kicks off 50th anniversary year

Brandon University is celebrating a golden anniversary all this year, marking 50 years since the transition from Brandon College to Brandon University. “When we were chartered as Brandon University, we took a significant and ambitious step in our continuing growth. It was a period of progress, with new buildings and new programs laying the foundations […]

Brandon University mourns passing of longtime professor and renowned mathematician Dr. Susan Roddy

The Brandon University community is saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. Susan Roddy. Dr. Roddy was a long-standing member of the Department of Mathematics, where she taught set theory, algebra and advanced integration. “Dr. Roddy will be remembered and missed for her valuable contributions to the Brandon University community,” said Acting Dean of […]

BU professor honoured at herpetology conference

BRANDON, Man. – Dr. Pamela Rutherford got more than she expected out of the Canadian Herpetological Society (CHS) Annual Conference, held this month at Brandon University (BU). Rutherford, the Chair of BU’s Department of Biology, was also the recipient of the prestigious Blue Racer Award. Named after an endangered type of snake, the Blue Racer […]

Brandon University’s ‘Let’s Talk Science’ team brings fun science sessions to Brandon Public Library

BRANDON – The Let’s Talk Science outreach team at Brandon University (BU) will host a Science Day for children tomorrow at the Brandon Public Library. The science-focused Saturday, also supported by Mini U, is the culmination of Science Literary Week at BU. Additional space has just been added, and there is still time to register. […]

Brandon University launches ‘Let’s Talk Science’ outreach team

BRANDON – Science-loving students at Brandon University (BU) will soon be sparking new learning in schools around the region. Let’s Talk Science is a national charitable organization that offers science, technology, engineering and math programming at no charge to kids from preschool through Grade 12. At BU, the Let’s Talk Science outreach team is made […]

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