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Sutherland Gallery at BU hosts Manitoba Craft Council exhibition

The Manitoba Craft Council exhibition Play, Precarity and Survival will open at Brandon University’s (BU’s) Glen P. Sutherland Gallery of Art on Thursday. The professional, travelling exhibition features the work of well-respected Canadian artists who use ceramic history, material properties and production processes to explore contemporary identities. Sigrid Dahle curated the exhibition, which features works […]

Patterson presents haunting and hopeful play, leads off Speaker Series in Brandon

A remounting of her acclaimed play Sargent & Victor & Me and a lecture for the Brandon University (BU) Faculty of Arts Speaker Series are on the bill for Winnipeg playwright Debbie Patterson next week. Patterson will be the first lecturer of the season for the Speaker Series with her presentation of “Writing From the […]

Thin Air writer Van Camp lands in Brandon for reading and fiction workshop

Alberta writer and storyteller extraordinaire Richard Van Camp treats Brandon to a reading and fiction writing workshop on Monday, Sept. 26 as part of the Thin Air Winnipeg International Writers Festival at Brandon University. Van Camp, a member of the Dogrib (Tlicho) Dene Nation who was born in Fort Smith, N.W.T., arrives in Brandon on […]

Poet and sound artist Paul Dutton visits BU

The Brandon University (BU) Hawkweed Literary Forum presents an exciting Literary and Sound Art Performance by world renowned Toronto poet and sound artist Paul Dutton on Tuesday, Sept. 27. Following his performance, Dutton will give a sound art masterclass. Dutton’s performance will take place from 1:40 to 2:30 p.m., in the John E. Robbins Library Gathering Space at […]

Brandon University researcher’s project helps new mothers form bonds with their babies

BRANDON, Man. – A new mother sees a smile on her baby’s face and smiles back. Subtle interactions like this are vital to a baby’s development, but can be difficult for mothers with postpartum depression (PPD). Brandon University (BU) researcher Penny Tryphonopoulos is working on a project that uses video feedback to help women with […]

Duo’s return launches Pro Series season

BRANDON, Man. — A renowned husband-and-wife piano duo will return to Brandon University (BU) on Tuesday, Sept. 20 to kick off the 18th season of the School of Music’s Pro Series. The Lu Piano Duo—Jie Lu and Ning Lu—are faculty artists and teachers at the University of Utah. They will give a recital of solo […]

Brandon University Alumni Association announce award winners

Devotion to their community is the common thread that runs through this year’s list of Brandon University Alumni Association (BUAA) award recipients. “Every year, it is humbling to read through the outstanding accomplishments of Brandon University alumni who are nominated for our awards. In their work and in their life, they have really left their […]

You’re invited to help with our Campus Master Plan

As Brandon University (BU) begins planning for our next few decades of growth and development, we are inviting all members of the community to share their visions of the future of the university, including how they currently use and engage with the campus. BU is working with consultants who specialize in this type of assessment […]

A few photos from our 2016 Community BBQ

At Brandon University, the most important thing we’ve got is community. That’s why we were thrilled to see such a wonderful turnout for our annual Community BBQ! Thank-you for joining us as we celebrated the start of a new year at BU.

BU researchers score unprecedented success in Insight Development Grant competition

Four researchers have made history at Brandon University (BU), leading the first BU-based projects to earn prestigious Insight Development Grants (IDG). The IDGs, a program of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), were first awarded in 2011. They support research in its early stage of development, promoting new ideas, theories and […]

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