Winnipeg quartet kicks off Pro Series season

BRANDON, Man. – The Ensemble Exchange, a chamber music group from Winnipeg, will launch the 2017-2018 Pro Series at Brandon University. Clarinetist Micah Heilbrunn, violinist Elation Pauls, cellist Minna Rose Chung and pianist Madeline Hildebrand will grace the Lorne Watson Recital Hall stage on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m. The programme will include works […]

BU to host national herpetology conference

BRANDON, Man. – A large-scale event for Canadian herpetologists is coming to Brandon University (BU) this week. About 70 people from across Canada will take part in the fourth Annual Conference of the Canadian Herpetological Society (CHS), from Friday, Sept. 15 through Sunday, Sept. 17. The participants will include representatives from universities, government agencies and […]

BU Music professor to perform Beethoven with WSO

Courtesy of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. Brandon’s own Kerry DuWors opens the 2017-2018 Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (WSO) in Brandon Series at the Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium, Sep 17 at 3:00 pm. DuWors will play Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D Major with WSO, the same program that opens the 70th Anniversary Season in Winnipeg with legendary violinist […]

Brandon University launches BSAFE app

Download BSAFE Please, take a moment and download the BSAFE app to your phone and tablet: iPhone Android   BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University (BU) students, faculty and staff have a new safety tool, and they’re likely to carry it everywhere they go. The University has launched BSAFE, an app available on Apple and Android […]

Three new BU research projects funded by federal Discovery Grants

BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University (BU) research projects in sub-atomic physics, vascular biology and fractional calculus have received significant federal funding through the Discovery Grant program. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) has awarded Discovery and Discovery Development Grants, totaling $360,000 of support, to three projects led by BU faculty members. […]

Master of Psychiatric Nursing students gather at BU

BRANDON, Man. – Scattered across Canada for the bulk of their studies, Master of Psychiatric Nursing (MPN) students gathered at Brandon University (BU) recently for three important days of orientation. The students converged at BU for a series of seminars, research presentations and networking, forming key relationships before returning home to continue their coursework. Using […]

Twice as nice: Brandon post-secondary institutions team up again to welcome students

Continuing the success of a campaign launched last year, Brandon’s two post-secondary institutions are joining together to welcome students to Brandon for the new academic year. Through boulevard signs, banners, and a social media and advertising campaign, Brandon University (BU) and Assiniboine Community College are once again taking advantage of the back-to-school season to showcase […]

Brandon University will welcome hundreds to first-year Orientation

Orientation Schedule Tuesday’s Orientation is a full day of activities and information that is perfect for new BU students. New and returning students will be treated to a full suite of fun icebreakers and activities over the first two weeks back to class. Learn more at   Six hundred eager first-year students will spend […]

Brandon University trumpet student hits high note with first-place finish at National Music Festival

BRANDON – A Brandon University (BU) student has been named one of Canada’s best young musicians. Kayla Solomon was awarded first place in the brass category for her outstanding performance on trumpet at the prestigious 2017 National Music Festival earlier this month. Solomon, who last year placed third at the same event, was among 62 […]

BU Dean of Arts selected for research collaboration with prestigious Greek university

BRANDON, Man. – A continuous drive to build knowledge and develop critical, editorial, and textual skills in the field of literature has led Dr. Demetres Tryphonopoulos, Dean of Arts at Brandon University (BU), to connect with his Greek roots. Tryphonopoulos, who was born in Greece, has been recognized by the New York-based Institute for International […]

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