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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 […]

Strong interest in BU prof’s studies of social media and the police

Praise for “Policing and Social Media” “Schneider has done a fine job with this study, and anyone in Canada who cares about policing, privacy, civil liberties and personal freedom should read it.” – Tom Sandborn, Vancouver Sun  “This evaluation by a Brandon University sociologist of how the social media revolution has affected policing in Canada is […]

BU hires coordinator for first-year courses in Dauphin

DAUPHIN, Man. – Barry Nadolny says that this fall brings an incredible opportunity for Parkland-area students who want to start their Brandon University (BU) education. For the first time, BU will offer a full-time schedule of first-year university courses in Dauphin, so that students will be able to begin their university Arts or Science degree […]

Former BU President named to Order of Canada

Dr. Deborah Poff has been appointed a Member of the Order of Canada. Dr. Poff, who served as the 16th President and Vice-Chancellor of Brandon University (BU) from 2009–2014, was among 113 new appointments announced today by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada. The citation on the award notes that […]

BU Music faculty among talented performers at Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival

A talented collection of Brandon University (BU) School of Music professors will be joined by other superb musicians to delight audiences at this summer’s Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival. The Festival will take place from July 21 to 24, with performances at Riding Mountain National Park, Erickson and BU’s Lorne Watson Recital Hall. The Festival’s […]

Brandon University student art on display in Curve Gallery

Brandon University (BU) students are the latest artists to showcase their work at the Tommy McLeod Curve Gallery. Works by the Brandon University Fine Arts Student Association (BUFASA) are being displayed until August 1 at the Curve Gallery, located on the second floor of BU’s John E. Robbins Library. BU Department of Visual and Aboriginal […]

BU researchers secure unprecedented fivefold increase in federal Discovery Grants

BRANDON, Man. – Cutting-edge research at Brandon University (BU) has received a huge boost, with the announcement of five new Discovery Grants, worth a total of $660,000 over five years, awarded to members of the Faculty of Science. The grants, awarded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), bring the number […]

BU launches one-year countdown to 2017 Special Olympics Manitoba Provincial Summer Games

Summer Games The 2017 Special Olympics Manitoba Provincial Summer Games will be held in Brandon from June 16–18, 2017. Venues include the Sportsplex, Thunderbird Bowl and Brandon University. Sports at the 2017 Special Olympics Manitoba Provincial Summer Games will be: Track & Field Swimming Bocce Softball Soccer Basketball 5 Pin Bowling 10 Pin Bowling Golf […]

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