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BU Celebrates 2015 Spring Convocation 

Family, friends, faculty and staff gathered today at Brandon University (BU) to celebrate the success of graduating students at the 2015 Spring Convocation ceremonies held at the Healthy Living Centre.  Five hundred and thirty-seven graduates received their degrees during two Convocation ceremonies.  The Faculties of Arts, Science and Health Studies were celebrated during the morning […]

New Award Established at BU in Honour of Guru Nanak Dev

BRANDON, MB – Brandon’s Sikh community has established a new scholarship at Brandon University (BU) in honour of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism. The Guru Nanak Dev Scholarship will award approximately $1,400 each academic year to a continuing BU student on the basis of academic merit and a record of significant community service […]

Creative Process in the Digital Age

“ I’m also using DJ techniques in my live performace, so I now have a traktor setup that I’m experimenting with,” says BU Associate Professor and Composer Michael Cain. Music manuscripts have long been a source of information on how composers work. Mozart appears to have written his music out perfectly the first time, while […]

BU Celebrates Donors and Volunteers at Foundation Annual Luncheon

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University (BU) celebrated its generous donors, outstanding volunteers and new inductees into the Order of the Sheaf at the Brandon University Foundation Annual Luncheon held on Friday, May 22nd. Also announced at the Luncheon were the recipients of the Brandon University Foundation’s major awards for 2015. Verda and Dick McDonald are […]

Brandon Regional Health Centre Auxiliary Triples Support for BU Nursing Students

BRANDON, MB – The Brandon Regional Health Centre (BRHC) Auxiliary is tripling their financial support for students enrolled in Brandon University’s (BU) Faculty of Health Studies Nursing and Psychiatric Nursing programs. The BRHC Auxiliary endowment fund will increase from $70,000 to $140,000 when matching contributions are received from the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative (MSBI). […]

Mini U to Receive MTS Future First Grant

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University’s Mini University (Mini U) summer camp program will receive a $10,000 grant from MTS Future First, a community investment initiative that sought online voting support for a number of community-based organizations working on behalf of youth in Manitoba. MTS Future First announced Mini U’s top ten placement this morning based […]

Student Artists “Only Take Up Positive Space” at BU

BRANDON, MB – The Brandon University (BU) community had an opportunity recently to view the work of student artists that was displayed in an art show inspired by BU’s Positive Space campaign. Students of Professor Peter Morin’s Drawing Class II created illustrations to capture their take on the phrase “I only take up Positive Space,” […]

New Exhibit at BU’s Curve Gallery to Feature Local Artists

BRANDON, MB – Paintings by Brandon artists Fay Jelly and Suzanne du Plooy will be on display this summer in the Library at Brandon University (BU). The exhibit will open May 6th in the Tommy McLeod Curve Gallery on the second floor of the John E. Robbins Library at BU, and will continue into late […]

Lisa de Wilde and Mitch Podolak to be recognized at BU’s Afternoon Convocation with Honorary Doctorates

Brandon, MB – The afternoon ceremony for Brandon University’s (BU) 2015 Spring Convocation on May 29th at the Healthy Living Centre will honour two prominent individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the Canadian arts and media scenes. As a well-known Canadian media executive who was born in Manitoba, Lisa de Wilde is a leader […]

BU Morning Convocation to Confer Theoren “Theo” Fleury and Hon. Philip S. Lee with Honorary Doctorates

Brandon, MB – Brandon University (BU) will honour two individuals who have made significant contributions to society in their respective roles at this year’s morning Convocation ceremony to be held at 10:00 a.m. on May 29th at BU’s Healthy Living Centre. Theoren “Theo” Fleury is an author, motivational speaker and former professional ice hockey player. […]

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