Month: September 2011

posted September 29, 2011
BRANDON, MB – The BU men’s volleyball team is set to host the annual Super 8 Tournament this Saturday and Sunday in the BU Gymnasium. The Bobcats will host the Regina Cougars, Winnipeg Wesmen and Waterloo Warriors in pre-season action.

posted September 28, 2011
BRANDON, MB – Recent Bobcat grad Kevin Miller will see his first international competition next month as the Russell, Manitoba product has cracked Canada’s Pan-American Games men’s volleyball roster.
Miller and his countrymen will head to Guadalajara, Mexico October 24 to 29 to represent Canada.

posted September 28, 2011
BRANDON, MB – Bobcat basketball fans will have a unique opportunity to see their favorite current Bobcats compete against familiar faces this Friday (September 30) in the BU Gymnasium. The first annual Bobcat Alumni Skills Competition will take place starting at 7 pm.
The event will feature various skills competitions between current members of the Bobcats roster and Bobcat greats like John Carson, Whitney Dabney and Dave Dominique, as well as local youth basketball players.

posted September 27, 2011
BRANDON, MB – The 2010-2011 school year proved to be one of the most successful seasons in the classroom for Bobcat student-athletes. Fifteen Bobcats were awarded CIS Academic All-Canadian status last year, the highest number to be given the award in recent memory.

posted September 23, 2011
Brandon, MB — On Sunday, September 18, more than 100 students from Brandon University (BU) and from Minot State University (MSU) literally met on the 49th parallel for the inaugural Battle on the Border — a dodgeball match. To forge a bond between the two universities as well as to inspire school spirit, the students from each school met at the International Peace Garden to play the best out of five games.

Posted September 23, 2011
Brandon, MB — Now in its 13th season, the pro series — professional performances offered by the School of Music for students, the university community as well as for the general public — will begin on October 4 with none other than hometown favourite, James Ehnes.
The son of now retired trumpet instructor Alan Ehnes (who taught more than three decades at the School of Music), James has forged a remarkable career of his own and has fans around the globe.

posted September 21, 2011

CFI, IEM and Others Fund BU Biology Research Project
Brandon, MB — Dr. Peter Rombough and Dr. Janet Koprivnikar of the Brandon University Biology Department have officially received the news that their collective project, entitled “High Performance Swimming Respirometer” will receive a total of $75,678 in funding. The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), through its Leaders Opportunity Fund, and Manitoba Innovation Energy and Mines (IEM), through the Manitoba Research and Innovation Fund (MRIF), have each contributed $30,271, while the remaining amount will be covered by external suppliers and Brandon University.