Month: December 2011

posted December 20, 2011
Brandon, MB — Brandon University has received $90,000 from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Funding for this three-year project entitled “Tourism Market Development and Impact Assessment” is from the SSHRC’s Aid to Small Universities (ASU) Program and will be headed by Dr. Derrek Eberts, Associate Professor in the Department of Geography.

posted December 20, 2011
Brandon, MB — The Brandon University Student Music Educators Association (BUSMEA) will be hosting its sixth annual Da Capo Conference. The Da Capo Conference is a one-day professional development event that includes workshops and seminars designed to enrich the learning of music educators.

posted December 19, 2011
Brandon, MB — Four Brandon University jazz students, whose principal instrument is the trombone, will have the opportunity to study with one of the jazz world’s greatest trombonists. In January, Jeffrey Acosta, Kena Olson, Neil Plumridge and Ryan Premack will start receiving bi-monthly lessons – via Skype – from Robin Eubanks.

posted December 16, 2011
Brandon University Biologist, Students Study Arthropods at CFB Shilo
Brandon, MB — For the past three summers, with funding from Defense Construction Canada (DCC), Brandon University Instructional Associate Bill Gallaway and two biology students worked in the field. Their study concentrated on arthropods, specifically the grasshopper and bee populations on the CFB Shilo base.

posted December 14, 2011
Brandon, MB — Brandon University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Dave Neale as the Director of Campus Manitoba.
“I am pleased to welcome Dr. Neale to his new role with Campus Manitoba.

posted December 14, 2011
Brandon, MB — The 75 students in the Brandon University Chorale and the BU Concert Choir will be participating in the final Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra’s concert of 2011. The focus will be on G.F.

posted December 14, 2011
Brandon, MB — The Brandon flood of 2011 will be remembered by many in different ways. For pianist/bassist/composer Michael Cain, it was a time to focus on the creation of his latest disc entitled “Solo”.

posted December 8, 2011
Brandon, MB — Another Brandon University student, Amy McDonald will be taking advantage of the National Student Exchange (NSE) program to study abroad. The third-year French major, who is originally from Sioux Lookout, Ontario, will be heading to Newcastle, Australia to attend the university there.