Month: March 2016

By working together, we can help Brandon University rise to meet any challenge.
On March 11, the Workplace Wellness Task Force launched the RESPECT Campaign and challenged the members of the President’s Administrative Council to complete the Respect in the Workplace online program as part of their commitment to put people first and contribute to a healthy, inclusive and respectful workplace and learning environment for all members of the campus community.

DAUPHIN, MB. — Residents of the Parkland region now have the opportunity to take first-year Brandon University (BU) courses through classes delivered in Dauphin this fall.
Recognizing that education is central and crucial to the region’s continued growth and social well-being, over the past six months, BU has been working with the City of Dauphin on a one-year pilot project to bring first-year university courses to the Parkland region.

Christopher J. Schneider’s fourth book, Policing and Social Media, will be released on April 16. (Tiffany Green)
BRANDON, Man. – Police have added social media as a friend, and it’s complicated.
Brandon University (BU) professor Christopher J. Schneider, an internationally recognized expert in the area of technology and policing, has followed this relationship closely and shares his findings in his new book, Policing and Social Media.

BRANDON, MB. — Students will have new options to get a degree in medicine or veterinary medicine, thanks to a new agreement between Brandon University (BU) and Saint George’s University.
The two institutions today signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will allow students to obtain medical or veterinary degrees at Saint George’s, in Grenada, after taking either a three- or four-year pre-professional science degree at BU.
“This is an extraordinary opportunity for students at Brandon University to broaden their cultural and geographic horizons while furthering their education,” said Acting Dean of the Faculty of Science Dr. Austin Gulliver.

Bursary recipient Danielle Vieau speaks at the Brandon University Awards Reception on Wednesday, March 23 at Harvest Hall.
BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University’s (BU) outstanding students and the generous donors that help them reach their goals were celebrated on Wednesday night at the annual BU Awards Reception.

BRANDON, MB. — “Success Through Our Eyes: A Photovoice Project” opens at the Gathering Space in the John E. Robbins Library at Brandon University (BU) on Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. The exhibit accompanies the launch of the Success Through Our Eyes booklet in which First Nations, Métis and Inuit youth from across Manitoba tell their stories of educational success and leadership.

BRANDON, Man. – Internationally lauded bass clarinetist and contrabass clarinetist Lori Freedman will perform on the Lorne Watson Recital Hall (LWRH) stage at Brandon University (BU) on Tuesday, March 29.
The concert, part of the BU School of Music’s pro series, will be Freedman’s final stop on her “Virtuosity of Excess” North American tour. She will present not only her inimitable approach to playing her chosen instruments, but also a full programme of new works.

Brandon University (BU) is excited to launch its new RESPECT campaign.
The campaign, with the theme of RESPECT: Pass it Along, strives to initiate dialogue about what ‘respect’ means to members of the BU community and how we can all work together to make it integral to our campus culture.