BU alumni raising money to replace ‘Senior Stick’

About the Senior and Lady Stick In 1919-20, all of the societies of Brandon College amalgamated into one students’ association. The Christmas issue of The Quill that year is the first to list the position of President and Senior Stick, although the text indicates the term “senior stick” had been used in previous years around […]

BU students head to The Hague for human rights study

BRANDON, Man. – A pair of Brandon University (BU) students have doubled up on their international exchange options to earn a coveted semester abroad, studying human rights and international policy development at The Hague University in The Hague, The Netherlands. And for Ursula Geisler and her boyfriend Drew Spicer, just arranging the exchange provided some […]

BU researcher tracks down Treaty No. 2 landmark

About Treaty No. 1 and Treaty No. 2 Treaty No. 1 was signed on Aug. 3, 1871, at Lower Fort Garry, and is sometimes known as the Stone Fort Treaty. A few of the Canadian communities that share in obligations and benefits of Treaty No. 1 include: Winnipeg, Portage La Prairie, Killarney, Selkirk, Steinbach, Emerson […]

August 23 deadline to participate in Rural Innovation in Manitoba survey

The deadline is fast approaching for business owners and leaders in southwestern Manitoba to share their experiences through a Rural Development Institute (RDI) survey aimed at strengthening the province’s agri-food industry. The purpose of the Rural Innovation in Manitoba (RIM) survey is to find the challenges faced by businesses as they grow and expand, as […]

BU celebrates as Isabela Onyshko goes for gold in Rio

Olympic viewing Two large screens in Harvest Hall, the BU dining area. Thursday, Aug. 11 at 2 p.m. (doors open 1:30 p.m.) Parking is free in Lot 10, next to the HLC When Westman’s Isabela Onyshko competes in the women’s all-around gymnastics finals this Thursday, she’ll know that she has the support of friends and […]

Rare and fully-restored grand piano to be centrepiece of presentation and concert

The Art of Restoration 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016 Lorne Watson Recital Hall, Brandon University, School of Music, QE II Building 204-727-7388 Tickets $15.00 each — available in advance or at the door More Information: On Tuesday evening, August 9th, an authentically-restored, century-old grand piano with an intriguing local story will be featured […]

Plaque at BU’s Healthy Living Centre commemorates Kinsmen Memorial Stadium

BRANDON, Man. – A long history of recreation, athletics and military sacrifice in Brandon is being honoured at the Brandon University (BU) Healthy Living Centre (HLC). The installation of a new plaque in the HLC lobby gives permanent recognition of its location as the former site of Kinsmen Memorial Stadium. The stadium was built by […]

BU administrator leaves to take key role at Saint Mary’s University

After three years leading Brandon University’s (BU’s) Student Services, Tom Brophy will start in a new position at Saint Mary’s University (SMU) in the upcoming academic year. Brophy has served as Associate Vice-President (Student Services and Enrolment Management) and University Registrar at BU since September 2013. This September, he will join SMU as Senior Director, […]

Local musicians to perform at BU before heading to nationals

Two Brandon musicians who will be competing in the National Music Festival later this summer will have a send-off performance at Brandon University (BU) this Sunday. Kayla Solomon and Jammie Lee will perform at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 31 in the Lorne Watson Recital Hall at Brandon University’s School of Music. The two were […]

BU reaffirms relationship with Brandon Urban Aboriginal Peoples’ Council

Brandon University (BU) reaffirmed its strong commitment to Aboriginal and Indigenous culture and heritage by participating in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Brandon Urban Aboriginal Peoples’ Council and the City of Brandon. BU is a founding partner of the BUAPC and was represented at the signing by BU President Gervan Fearon. “Our partnership […]

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