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BRANDON, MB – A Brandon University (BU) nursing student will compete this weekend on CBC national television against an eclectic group of brilliant minds, in Canada’s Smartest Person.
“This is a once in a lifetime experience,” says 22-year old Alea Ciecko, a 4th year psychiatric nursing student at BU’s Winnipeg campus.

BRANDON, MB – Not only students are returning to class at Brandon University (BU). A newly created Centre for Teaching, Learning, and Technology (CTLT) will provide opportunities for University professors to develop into better teachers.

BRANDON, MB – A community health leader and visiting professor at Brandon University (BU) says every Canadian would benefit from an approach making health a consideration in all public policy.
Dr. Ardene Robinson Vollman is a registered nurse, educator, and researcher in public health and health promotion; chair-elect of the Canadian Public Health Association; and Stanley Knowles Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Health Studies at BU.
“How can we, as citizens and members of our community,” says Dr. Vollman, “look at the social and environmental conditions in which we live, love, learn, play, pray and work, and generate health-promoting behaviours within our community?

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University’s Faculty of Health Studies was recently bolstered by the donation of one hundred copies of a new work authored by one of Canada’s most celebrated internists. Gifted to BU by Chancellor Emeritus, Ryerson University, G. Raymond Chang and Donette Chin-Loy Chang, Dr. Herbert Ho Ping Kong’s The Art of Medicine: Healing and the Limits of Technology will provide students with insight into the core principles of Dr. Ho Ping Kong’s patient-centred approach to diagnosis and treatment.

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University (BU) is establishing a new centre of excellence to support teaching and learning. The Centre for Teaching, Learning, and Technology (CTLT) will provide leadership in the development of student-centred, evidence-based approaches to teaching within the University.

BRANDON, MB – Following a nation-wide competition, a trio of Brandon University (BU) researchers has been awarded more than half-a-million dollars in grants to continue their scientific research.
Dr. Martin Lemaire will receive $472,032 to outfit a new laboratory in BU’s Chemistry Department to research molecular spintronic materials, a relatively new field of study.

BRANDON, MB – A Brandon University (BU) professor has been awarded a federal grant to study micro-organisms in Manitoba soil that may assist in identifying new infectious diseases of reptiles and other animals.
Dr. Wendy Untereiner, Department of Biology, says the $135,000 Discovery Grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) will fund several projects over the next five years in Brandon and the Narcisse area.