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BU Education students embark on educational trip to Florida

BRANDON – Two Brandon University (BU) students are among a group of international educators gathering in Tampa, Fla., for the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) 2018 Convention and Expo. The CEC organizes the conference, which is the largest special education professional development event for educators. Brooke Drummond, of Holland, Man., and Kaitlyn Cochrane, of Silverton, […]

WUSC Local Committee at BU receives national recognition

BRANDON – The World University Service of Canada (WUSC) committee at Brandon University (BU) was presented with a national award recently. The BU WUSC Local Committee was recognized for Outstanding Contribution to the Student Refugee Program (SRP) at the national WUSC Forum awards ceremony in Ottawa in late January. The BU WUSC committee was singled […]

Kirsch performs Wolf, Poulenc, Larsen and Kaprálová in Pro Series concert

BRANDON – Award-winning soprano Sarah Kirsch will return to the Lorne Watson Recital Hall at Brandon University (BU) as the Pro Series continues on Tuesday, Feb. 13. A busy Winnipeg-based teacher and performer, Kirsch won the 2014 Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition and undertook an extensive cross-Canada tour following the event. She has an undergraduate degree […]

Brandon University celebrates Black History Month

BRANDON – A concert by the popular Brandon University (BU) Big Band, a display in the John E. Robbins Library and an online scavenger hunt are the highlights of Black History Month at BU. The University is celebrating Black History Month throughout February. The display in the Library showcases books by Black Canadian authors as […]

Fine Arts students, BU Theatre Club collaborate for exhibition on mental health

BRANDON – Members of the Brandon University (BU) Department of Visual and Aboriginal Art and the BU Theatre Club are teaming up to launch a new exhibition at the Glen P. Sutherland Gallery of Fine Art. Coinciding with Brandon University Students’ Union (BUSU) Mental Health Week, the exhibition is titled “Drawing the Truth, Erasing Stigma: […]

BU receives $95,000 to support coding education for youth

BRANDON – Westman youth will get a head start on learning the valuable skill of coding, thanks to $95,000 of federal funding received by Brandon University’s Mini University through Actua. Actua, a not-for-profit organization that delivers youth programming in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, is distributing funding to 35 network members nationally […]

Brandon University presents new community conversations to further explore downtown plans

Brandon University will host a second set of community conversations to explore the ongoing development of plans and options for the downtown site with faculty, staff and students, as well as sharing the latest information with members of the public. Following targeted consultations over the past few months, an earlier round of community conversations this […]

City of Brandon, Brandon University and Assiniboine Community College commit to further collaboration

The City of Brandon, Brandon University, and Assiniboine Community College have formalized their existing spirit of collaboration and have charted a course for strong partnerships in research and innovation with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the three parties today at Brandon City Hall. Brandon Mayor Rick Chrest was joined by Brandon […]

Joint program in Public History will help students future-proof their careers

There’s a future in history, and a new Public History program will prepare students to take full advantage of that future by accessing the unique strengths of both Brandon University and Assiniboine Community College. The new program is the first undergraduate program in Public History in Western Canada and gives students a total of four […]

Low brass festival to resonate at Brandon University

Call it classic heavy metal: tuba, euphonium and trombone music, with their distinctive deep baritone and bass notes. And it’s even better when you get a bunch of low brass together. That is exactly what will happen this Saturday, Jan. 27, during the third annual Brandon University Low Brass Festival, or BULBFest, at the BU […]

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