Month: July 2011

Posted July 28, 2011 (first distributed July 11, 2011)
Brandon, MB – Brandon University has seen a flurry of activity with Mini University now into its second week of summer camp. The camp, which runs from July 4 to August 19 in one-week blocks, is still accepting registrations.

Monday, July 25, 2011
BRANDON, MB – Dr. Tyler Foster, Associate Professor (Chair) of the Physics and Astronomy department, received the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) PromoScience Grant, totaling $16,791 for the astronomy outreach program at Brandon University’s Astronomical Observatory.
The PromoScience grant received will continue to help support the facility’s community astronomer position over a three year span.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Brandon, MB — Dr. Charles Conteh, a Brock University Assistant Professor who specializes in Public Policy and related issues, will give a lecture entitled “Managing Canada’s Rural Regions in a Knowledge-Based Economy: The Cases of New Brunswick and Manitoba.”
Hosted by the Rural Development Institute at Brandon University, Dr. Conteh will present his findings about rural economic development policy governance in Canada in the context of a globally integrated economy and the attendant structural shifts in industrialized economies.

Monday, July 4, 2011
BRANDON, MB – The appointment of Dr. Sal Badali as the Dean of Education was approved by the Brandon University Board of Governors in February.
“I am very much looking forward to joining Brandon University as Dean of Education,” said Dr. Badali, who was most recently the Associate Dean of Faculty Development and Human Resources in the Faculty of Education at the University of Regina.