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Northern Great Plains History Conference

Wednesday, September 25th - Saturday, September 28th
Victoria Inn
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Co-operative Education (Co-op) Application Deadline

Thursday, September 26th
Brandon University

Brandon University Co-operative Education (Co-op) Program formally integrates full-time paid work terms between regular academic sessions to apply concepts and theories, broadening students’ academic and professional experiences. Current Majors with Co-op include: ADES Biology Chemistry Computer Science Environmental Science Geography and the Environment Geology History Physics and Astronomy Public History Sociology Interested students should review […]

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10:00 am

Improving Efficiencies using MS Word 2016 (PC Users)

Thursday, September 26th @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Convergys Learning Centre, Main Floor – BU Library

THIS INTERNAL WORKSHOP IS OPEN TO BU EMPLOYEES. Explore some unique tricks/features available in Microsoft Word that you can use to improve efficiency and apply “polish” to your professional documents. Quick Parts and Auto Text How to save and insert “standard language”. How to apply Auto Text; for example, spelling out acronyms without having to […]

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10:10 am

Essay Basics

Thursday, September 26th @ 10:10 am - 11:00 am
McKenzie Building, Room 005

After this workshop, students should be able to identify the basic parts of the essay (introduction, body, conclusion) and describe how they function. Along with the basic structure this workshop will cover the following: purpose of the essay, selecting and narrowing a topic, levels of English and use of scholarly language, formulating a thesis statement […]

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Walk-In Math Assistance

Thursday, September 26th @ 10:10 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:10 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 28th, 2019

McKenzie Building, Room 102

Walk-in math assistance is available during the fall and winter term (up to the last day of classes) through Math Peer Tutors hired by the Math Department, during times posted on the above link, or on the bulletin board outside the Academic Skills Centre. Students may make use of walk-in assistance in addition to scheduled […]

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12:30 pm

BU Research Committee Information Session

Thursday, September 26th @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Clark Hall, Room 104

The Brandon University Research Committee (BURC) will be hosting an information session on Thursday, September 26 (12:30 - 1:30 p.m.) in Room 104, Clark Hall.  The session will cover: BURC Policies & Procedures Application Package BURC Application Process & Timeline Tips RSVP to Kerry Murkin at murkink@brandonu.ca by Friday, September 20. The Zoom videoconference option […]

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1:00 pm

Bystander Training

Thursday, September 26th @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Health Studies Complex, Room 129

Bringing in the Bystander: A Prevention Workshop for Establishing a Community of Responsibility ®, developed at the University of New Hampshire, and first used in Canada by the University of Windsor, is a workshop designed to encourage participants to see themselves as bystanders who might safely intervene to prevent a sexual assault before it occurs. […]

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Walk-In Writing Assistance

Thursday, September 26th @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Reference Desk, John E. Robbins Library

Topics that may be covered during seminars and appointments include: topic clarification, essay organization, outlines; thesis formation, sentence and paragraph structure, citations, referencing and avoiding plagiarism Writing Specialist or Peer Tutors will NOT: Edit students’ papers for them, Students cannot drop off a paper and pick it up later “fixed,” Students are responsible for the […]

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1:40 pm

Taking Lecture Notes

Thursday, September 26th @ 1:40 pm - 2:30 pm
McKenzie Building, Room 005

Active listening and being able to judge what is important is a skill needed in most careers. Practice taking notes in a lecture with & without PowerPoint slides or handouts.

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Walk-In Math Assistance

Thursday, September 26th @ 1:40 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:40 pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 28th, 2019

McKenzie Building, Room 102

Walk-in math assistance is available during the fall and winter term (up to the last day of classes) through Math Peer Tutors hired by the Math Department, during times posted on the above link, or on the bulletin board outside the Academic Skills Centre. Students may make use of walk-in assistance in addition to scheduled […]

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