Category: Graduate Studies

Due to the storm, which has closed campus and is expected to cause power and internet outages, the Senior Student Colloquium and Three-Minute Thesis event scheduled for Thursday, April 14 has been postponed to Thursday, April 28th.
The program and Zoom link remain the same are accessible here: www.brandonu.

A skilled educator with experience supporting student success is leading Brandon University’s (BU’s) growing Co-operative Education program this year.
Davion Johnson is filling the role held by Cora Dupuis while Dupuis takes study leave for the 2022 calendar year to complete her PhD in Educational Studies.

What you need to know:

Brandon University opens as scheduled on Tuesday, Jan. 4
New student Orientation held virtually Tuesday, Jan. 11
First day for most classes will be Wednesday, Jan. 12
Classes to be mostly online to end of January

Brandon University’s Senate has voted by an overwhelming majority to delay the start of Winter Term 2022 by one week, giving students and faculty additional time to prepare for a temporary move to online instruction.
Brandon University will be closed as normal for the holiday break, from Friday, Dec. 24, 2021 through to and including Monday, Jan. 3, 2022.

Award-winning musician and composer Melody McKiver (they/them pronouns) has been hired on a tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor of Composition in Brandon University’s (BU’s) School of Music.
Starting this fall, McKiver will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Composition.

Scientists will test restoration techniques at a large peatland site in southeastern Manitoba as part of a Brandon University (BU) project supported by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
The work will build upon and inform how existing Canadian-based restoration techniques could be adapted to the drier Manitoba climate.

Brandon University’s Laura Janiaski is headed to Western Regionals with her Three-Minute Thesis.
Janiaski, a graduate student in the department of Biology at BU, presented her research on microplastics in a virtual showcase earlier this month, and was selected by community judges as having the best presentation.

Fifteen upper-years students will present their research as the Senior Colloquium returns to Brandon University (BU) on Monday, April 12.
The Colloquium was cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic but will take place online this year, with live presentations to be streamed from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Brandon University (BU) students are choosing to challenge inequality to mark International Women’s Day on Monday, March 8.
International Women’s Day will kick off Women’s Week at BU as the university’s Status of Women Review Committee (SWRC) recognizes 17 outstanding female students as nominated by faculty and staff members. Profiles of the students appear on the BU website at BrandonU.