Month: August 2017

BRANDON, Man. – A continuous drive to build knowledge and develop critical, editorial, and textual skills in the field of literature has led Dr. Demetres Tryphonopoulos, Dean of Arts at Brandon University (BU), to connect with his Greek roots.
Tryphonopoulos, who was born in Greece, has been recognized by the New York-based Institute for International of Education (IIE), which has selected him for the Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program (GDFP).

BRANDON, Man. – Four Brandon University (BU) alumni will be recognized in October for their accomplishments in wide-ranging fields.
Dr. Anthony Chow, Ben Dietschi, Dr. Lynn Whidden and Elder Gordon Williams will be recipients of Brandon University Alumni Association (BUAA) Awards at the 2017 BU Homecoming celebration.

BRANDON, Man. – New resources at Brandon University (BU) will help all faculty, staff and students address issues of discrimination and harassment in the work and learning environment, and differentiate these from interpersonal conflict.
A committee comprised of union, Brandon University Students’ Union, Student Services and Human Resources representatives worked together for well over a year on the new Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Policy and accompanying procedures.

As Canada celebrates the centennial of women earning the vote, a Brandon University (BU) professor will spend a portion of next summer investigating the meaning of enfranchisement and citizenship at Carthage College, in Wisconsin.
Dr. Patricia Harms, an associate professor in both History and Gender & Women’s Studies at BU, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute Grant of $124,749, which she shares with colleague Stephanie Mitchell of Carthage College.