Month: November 2016

Students, staff and faculty members at Brandon University (BU) have provided significant and valuable feedback during the first round of wide community consultation on a new, stand-alone sexualized violence policy.
“What came through loud and clear was that people want this policy, they want it to be as strong as it can be, and they are eager to help us at the university as we work towards that goal,” said Carla Navid, BU’s Sexual Violence Education and Prevention Coordinator.

Green Futures, a pilot project to help grow fresh food on the Brandon University (BU) campus for a food security initiative in our community (the good food box) and the BU student food bank, has harvested huge success in its first year.
“We were astounded by the volume of produce that we were able to grow!

Dr. Ted Hewitt, President of Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), celebrates Rural Policy Learning Common’s new engagement card with Dr. Bill Ashton.

Posted to: RDI

It has been a momentous year for Brandon University scholars in the Faculty of Arts!
Through 2016, some 21 faculty members have been recognized for their research nationally and abroad, awarded international grants and Tri-Council grants; some have secured residencies and fellowships, others have published books, edited collections and written plays.

The department of Political Science at Brandon University, in conjunction with the Gender Frontiers Speaker Series and the Manitoba Chair in Global Governance, is proud to organize a talk by Dr. W. Andy Knight from the University of Alberta to launch his new book on female suicide bombers.
Dr. Knight, who co-authored “Female Suicide Bombings: A Critical Gendered Approach” with Tanya Narozhna (University of Winnipeg), will explore the complex intertwinement between power, knowledge, identity, legitimacy and violence that are expressed through suicide bombings carried out by females.

Up to 80 emergency managers and local government officials from across western Manitoba will come to Brandon University (BU) this Thursday for an annual Brandon Emergency Support Team (BEST) conference looking at emergency preparedness.
The daylong conference will tackle three main topics under the heading “Managing the Future.