BU hosts virtual international algebra conference

Brandon University (BU) was virtual host to more than 75 mathematicians from around the world over the weekend for the Western Canada Linear Algebra Meeting. The videoconference meeting featured two full days of presentations, including featured talks by Ada Chan of York University, Doug Farenick of the University of Regina, and Judi McDonald of Washington […]

Brandon University science student heads to Western Regionals with Three-Minute Thesis on microplastics

Brandon University’s Laura Janiaski is headed to Western Regionals with her Three-Minute Thesis. Janiaski, a graduate student in the department of Biology at BU, presented her research on microplastics in a virtual showcase earlier this month, and was selected by community judges as having the best presentation. In a nutshell, the Three-Minute Thesis, or 3MT, […]

Federal, provincial research support bring $1.2 million to BU lab for breast cancer study

Federal and provincial research agencies will join with suppliers to provide more than $1.2 million in support of a new laboratory at Brandon University (BU). The Genotoxicology Research Laboratory will be the home base for Canada Research Chair Dr. Mousumi Majumder’s work to learn more about breast cancer and its indicators. The Canada Foundation for […]

Taylor Goodon first BU recipient of 3M National Student Fellowship Award

Taylor Goodon is the first from Brandon University (BU) to join an exclusive club that celebrates Canada’s best students. Goodon, a third-year Science student, is one of 10 national recipients of the 3M National Student Fellowship Award. Presented by 3M Canada and the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE), the fellowship recognizes […]

Student research in spotlight at Senior Colloquium

Fifteen upper-years students will present their research as the Senior Colloquium returns to Brandon University (BU) on Monday, April 12. The Colloquium was cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic but will take place online this year, with live presentations to be streamed from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The students will cover a […]

New BU Education program fills need for vocational teachers and rural schools

A new Education program at Brandon University (BU) will create opportunities for vocational teachers and add new flexibility that will help fill gaps at rural Manitoba schools. The Technical/Vocational Bachelor of Education program will begin in September 2021 and will be open to Manitoba teachers who have completed the Technical Vocational Teacher Education diploma at […]

BU Co-op program expansion to add 450 spaces supporting experiential learning

RBC Future Launch funding focused on increasing access for diverse students Brandon University’s Co-operative Education Program has nearly tripled in size since its founding three and a half years ago, and will be able to add 450 new spaces for students to benefit from work-integrated learning experiences thanks to big boost from RBC Future Launch. […]

Women’s Week at BU begins with celebration of outstanding female students

Brandon University (BU) students are choosing to challenge inequality to mark International Women’s Day on Monday, March 8. International Women’s Day will kick off Women’s Week at BU as the university’s Status of Women Review Committee (SWRC) recognizes 17 outstanding female students as nominated by faculty and staff members. Profiles of the students appear on […]

BU research featured for Rare Disease Day

Work by Brandon University researcher Dr. Michael Charette has been recognized by the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba (CHRIM) in recognition of Rare Disease Day on Sunday, Feb. 28. Dr. Charette, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry, has been working with CHRIM for three years. Dr. Charette and his lab are studying […]

Celebrating 110 years of Geology at BU

Brandon University’s (BU’s) Department of Geology has an extra reason to celebrate as Provincial Engineering and Geoscience Week in Manitoba approaches from February 28 to March 7. This year marks 110 years in the study of geoscience at BU. Students in the Geology program learn about the multi-billion-year history of the Earth and its composition, […]

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