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New Award Honours Renowned Poet P.K. Page
University of Victoria | November 16, 2006
Celebrated Canadian poet P.K. Page marks her 90th birthday later this month, but the distinguished woman of letters is the one handing out the presents....[continue]

Bobcat Bulletin #2 - November 6 - 12, 2006
Brandon University | November 16, 2006
Marius led the Bobcats on the weekend to their first ever weekend sweep....[continue]

York University professor wins Canada’s highest honour for chemistry research
York University | November 15, 2006
York University professor Diethard K. Bohme has won Canada’s most prestigious chemistry prize for his ground-breaking work in ion chemistry and mass spectrometry....[continue]

Cellist presents pro series recital
Brandon University | November 9, 2006
As in previous years, Brandon is one of the stops on the Eckhardt-Gramatté (E-gré) National Music Competition first place winner’s tour....[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | November 8, 2006
David Gordon (Urban Planning) offers ideas for creating a more beautiful Canadian capital that shows off our national culture in the Ottawa Citizen....[continue]

New program helps student-athletes get support from home
Wilfrid Laurier University | October 27, 2006
It takes more than determination and talent to build championship-winning teams. It takes the support of family, friends and hometown fans....[continue]

BU School of Music Upcoming Events: November & December 2006
Brandon University | October 25, 2006
BU School of Music
BU School of Music
Upcoming Events: November & December 2006

  • BU School of Music pro series – single admission: $12.00/$8.00/$6.00
    Events whose dates appear in bold are sponsored by the School of Music....[continue]

    University of Manitoba | October 23, 2006
    Second year dental hygiene students plan to make a difference during their 5th Annual Soup Up Your Smile outreach event. Using interactive displays, the students will share important oral health messages with inner city patrons at Siloam Mission on Oct. 24, 2006 and with adult ESL and Literacy students at The University of Manitoba Brodie Center on Oct. 26, 2006....[continue]

    Writing life: truth, politics and power in personal narratives
    University of Regina | October 23, 2006
    The word "I" is the most commonly used word in the English language, but what do we mean when we use it? To whom are we referring when "I" is spoken? A simple and unassuming pronoun can have profound implications on our place and meaning in the world....[continue]

    University of Manitoba | October 23, 2006
    Archbishop Emeritus of Washington, D.C., Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick to speak at the Fourth Sol Kanee Lecture on Peace and Justice....[continue]

    Brandon University students participate in World Water Monitoring Day
    Brandon University | October 20, 2006
    On Wednesday, October 18, Brandon University Professor and Chair of Botany Dr. Bill Paton and several of his students participated in World Water Monitoring Day....[continue]

    University of Manitoba | October 20, 2006
    42 new projects include studies of cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, cardiovascular disease and prenatal care....[continue]

    Choral Ensemble from France to visit BU for music student exchange
    Brandon University | October 19, 2006
    From October 31st to November 4th, 2006, l’Ensemble vocal de l’Université de Poitiers will be in residence on the Brandon University campus as part of a music student exchange with the Brandon University Chorale....[continue]

    Student inventor competes for top prize
    University of Toronto | October 18, 2006
    Medical student has many talents...[continue]

    University of Manitoba | October 17, 2006
    What quality indicators (QIs) can be used to measure care in nursing homes?...[continue]

    University of Manitoba | October 16, 2006
    The title Professor Emeritus is an honour that is conferred by the Board of Governors after retirement on individuals who have rendered distinguished service to the university and who have significant records in teaching, research, and scholarship....[continue]

    University of Manitoba | October 16, 2006
    At the 2006 Fall Convocation, three individuals will be given particular distinction for their work and commitment to the University and the people of Manitoba: Dr. John Foerster, Dr. Garry Martin and Ms Natalie Denesovych....[continue]

    But Atlantic Canada needs to do more
    St. Mary's University | October 13, 2006
    Atlantic Canada needs to look at other cities in the country in order to find ways to attract and retain more immigrants, said Dr. Jeffrey Reitz....[continue]

    Stephen Leahey: "Work hard and always give back to your community"
    St. Mary's University | October 13, 2006
    For Stephen Leahey, there is only one thing that he attributes to his success in life — Saint Mary’s University....[continue]

    ITC wins national award for greenhouse gas control research
    University of Regina | October 13, 2006
    The University of Regina’s International Test Centre for Carbon Dioxide Capture (ITC) has earned a prestigious national award for ongoing research that is helping make Canada a world leader in greenhouse gas reduction technology....[continue]

    National Choir Performs at Brandon University
    Brandon University | October 12, 2006
    "A national treasure"—Montreal Gazette"Beyond brilliant . . . Don't miss this choir"—Hamilton Spectator...[continue]

    Brandon University Alumni Association 2006 Alumni Awards
    Brandon University | October 12, 2006
    The Brandon University Alumni Association (BUAA) presented its 2006 Awards at the BU Fall Homecoming Banquet on September 30, 2006....[continue]

    Dr. Megumi Masaki appointed as Artistic Director of Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition
    Brandon University | October 12, 2006
    Brandon University School of Music Piano Professor and renowned performer Dr. Megumi Masaki has been appointed Artistic Director of the The Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition, effective in October 2007....[continue]

    Brandon University Women’s Collective to host "No Means No" Sharing Circle and Events
    Brandon University | October 12, 2006
    Beginning at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, October 13th, the Brandon University Women’s Collective will host a Sharing Circle and other events in the Mingling Area of the Knowles-Douglas Student Union Building at Brandon University as a part of the "No Means No" campaign against violence against women, date rape, and date rape drugs....[continue]

    Trinity Western University's new president to appear on Omni TV's The Standard, Thursday October 12, 2006 at 9:00pm PST.
    Trinity Western University | October 11, 2006
    Viewers are exposed to riveting stories from around the world, meeting newsmakers up close, and discovering the spiritual sides of famous men and women from all walks of life....[continue]

    Brandon University campus courtyard named in honour of Chancellor Emeritus Dr. Kevin Kavanagh and Els Kavanagh
    Brandon University | October 5, 2006
    On Saturday, September 30, 2006, as part of the Brandon University Homecoming Weekend Alumni Banquet, Brandon University's campus courtyard (located in the middle of the BU campus) was renamed and dedicated as The Kavanagh Courtyard, in honour of Dr. Kevin and Mrs. Els Kavanagh....[continue]

    Pro Series Celebrates Mozart's 250th Birthday In Style
    Brandon University | October 3, 2006
    The BU School of Music's Mozart Series marks the 250th anniversary of Mozart's birth with performances of his greatest chamber works by the Jarvis Quintet....[continue]

    Renowned pianist and BU professor Alexander Tselyakov nominated for Western Canadian Music Award
    Brandon University | October 3, 2006
    Renowned pianist and Brandon University professor Alexander Tselyakov has been nominated for a Western Canadian Music Award in the Outstanding Classical Recording category for his album Alexander Tselyakov Plays Variations on the Theme of Paganini....[continue]

    University of Manitoba | October 2, 2006
    At this year’s Fall Convocation, honorary degrees will be awarded to: Clara Hughes, Cindy Klassen and Vivienne Poy....[continue]

    University of Manitoba | October 2, 2006
    A study on the prevalence of violence against women has led to a disturbing finding....[continue]

    Bobcats Men's Volleyball to host Team Canada Alumni
    Brandon University | September 28, 2006
    On Sunday October 1, the Bobcat Men’s Volleyball team will continue their exhibition schedule against the Team Canada Master’s Men’s team....[continue]

    Brandon University to honour Kevin and Els Kavanagh with BU Foundation Apex Award, and special surprise announcement!
    Brandon University | September 28, 2006
    Join us on Saturday, September 30, 2006 at the Brandon University Homecoming Weekend Alumni Banquet, where Dr. Kevin and Mrs. Els Kavanagh will receive the 2006 Brandon University Foundation Apex Award....[continue]

    Local high school students 'Reach for the Top' by attending BU
    Brandon University | September 25, 2006
    Brandon University is proud to announce that two of the city's brightest high school students have chosen BU for their post secondary studies....[continue]

    UofW Professor promotes conference to encourage women and sport
    University of Waterloo | September 22, 2006
    University of Windsor Kinesiology Professor Margery Holman will head a conference of top female athletes, researchers, and advocates September 28 and 29 at Queen’s Park to identify and share innovative approaches to helping young women benefit from participation in sport....[continue]

    Science Seminar Series presents BU Environmental Science Coordinator Dr. David Greenwood
    Brandon University | September 21, 2006
    On Tuesday, September 26th from 12:40 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Brandon University Science Seminar series will present a talk by Dr. David Greenwood (Environmental Science Coordinator, Brandon University) titled Climate change: the science and implications for life in Canada....[continue]

    CPRC Press book wins Canadian Culinary Book Award
    University of Regina | September 20, 2006
    The Canadian Plains Research Center (CPRC) at the University of Regina is pleased to announce that Arab Cooking on a Saskatchewan Homestead: Recipes and Recollections, written by Habeeb Salloum and designed by Donna Achtzehner at the CPRC Press, won the Silver Medal in the Canadian Food Culture Category at the prestigious Canadian Culinary Book Awards....[continue]

    Sports greats to be honoured by Alumni Association at Hall of Fame ceremony
    University of Windsor | September 19, 2006
    The University of Windsor’s Alumni Association will recognize this year’s Sports Hall of Fame inductees with ceremonies this Saturday, September 23, 2 p.m., in Ambassador Auditorium, CAW Student Centre, on the University of Windsor campus....[continue]

    BU School of Music Upcoming Events: September & October 2006
    Brandon University | September 19, 2006

  • BU School of Music pro series – single admission: $12.00/$8.00/$6.00Events whose dates appear in bold are sponsored by the School of Music....[continue]

    Queen's in the News
    Queen's University | September 18, 2006
    Adnan Husain (History) comments on the ramifications of Pope Benedict’s recent comments about Islam in an Associate Press story that appears in the Victoria Times Colonist, Winnipeg Sun, Calgary Sun, Halifax Chronicle Herald, Edmonton Journal and on[continue]

    U of G, Cuisine Canada Name Top Culinary Authors
    University of Guelph | September 17, 2006
    The University of Guelph and Cuisine Canada recognized the range and expertise of Canadian cookbook authors, publishers and food culture by hosting and sponsoring the ninth annual Canadian Culinary Book Contest in Winnipeg Saturday....[continue]

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