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Westman invited to ‘Walk Through’ local history exhibition

Key moments from history in Brandon and southwestern Manitoba are highlighted in an engaging new public history exhibition coming to Brandon University. Everyone is welcome to attend the free opening reception on Thursday, Jan. 30 from 4:30–6 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. “Walking Through Westman: Uncovering Our Past” will be on display until the […]

Strong BU presence at Westman Multicultural Festival

It’s time to go to the pavilions, and behind all of the amazing entertainment and mouth-watering food are countless volunteers working to make it all happen — many members of the BU community among them. The Indian Pavilion is one of 10 at this year’s Westman Multicultural Festival, and it features BU professors Gautam Srivastava, […]

‘Use Your Brain’ student art exhibit open to public at BU’s Curve Gallery

A student art exhibition at Brandon University is taking a thought-provoking look at dementia, by focusing on interpretations of the brain. “Use Your Brain” will be on display for the next few weeks in the Tommy McLeod Curve Gallery, on the second floor of the John E. Robbins Library at BU. It was a class […]

Inspiring public event at BU to focus on science, politics of protecting nature

Brandon University invites you to join environmental activist Ken Wu of the Endangered Ecosystems Alliance and world renowned conservation biologist Dr. Reed Noss for informative and inspiring presentations on the science, geography, and politics of protecting nature in Canada as we commence 2020, the year in which an unprecedented focus on biodiversity conservation by the […]

Brandon University to welcome Senator Mary Jane McCallum for public presentation

Brandon University is honoured to welcome Senator Mary Jane McCallum to give a public presentation next week. Dr. McCallum, a First Nations woman of Cree heritage who was appointed in 2017 to represent Manitoba in the Senate, is a dentist who devoted most of her career to providing dental and medical services to northern and […]

Brandon University mourns passing of Chancellor Emeritus Ron Bell

The entire Brandon University community is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of one of its most decorated members. The Honourable Ron Bell was BU’s Chancellor Emeritus, having served as Chancellor from 1990 to 1996. Originally from Deloraine, he was a Brandon College graduate in 1951. He received the Alumni Award for exceptional service […]

Significant donation will help Brandon University support Indigenous student success

A new program this fall will help Indigenous students at Brandon University make a successful transition to post-secondary life, and it is thanks to a large and generous donation. Daphne Wagner and her husband David Green, along with their children Lita and Michael, have committed funding to launch the program, which will help Indigenous students […]

BU prof to share research on autism in education in public talk

A Brandon University professor who is an international speaker on disability and inclusion will share her research on autism in education during a public talk this Thursday evening at the Brandon Public Library. Dr. Patty Douglas received more than a quarter-million dollars in federal research funding to conduct the research, which is both international in […]

Volleyball star Seth Friesen earns prestigious award as one of nation’s best

Brandon University continues series of public talks at Brandon Public Library

Free public talks at the Brandon Public Library continue to bring Brandon University research to the community. The inaugural season of talks kicked off in the fall, with a series of well-received presentations on museums and rural tourism, university impact and community relations, music composition, and loneliness. “These events have been extremely well attended so […]

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