Bobcats and BUPEC to Host Tailgate Party

BRANDON, MB – This Friday is the Bobcats volleyball teams’ home-opener, and there’s no better way to kick off a sport’s season than by having a party. The Bobcats and Brandon University Physical Education Club (BUPEC) will be hosting a tailgate party in the BU Gymnasium parking lot Friday starting at 5 p.m. For $3, […]

Brandon University Collaborating in Prestigious Métis Conference

BRANDON, MB – The history of the Métis will be discussed during an upcoming conference entitled “From Pierre-Esprit Radisson to Louis Riel: voyageurs et Métis”. Along with colleagues from the Collège universitaire de Saint-Boniface, Université Laval, York University, University of British Columbia, Ottawa University, and the Centre du patrimoine de Saint-Boniface, several Brandon University faculty […]

BU’s 2010-2011 Aboriginal Writer-in-Residence Gives Reading

BRANDON, MB – This year’s writer-in-residence, Marilyn Dumont and others will give poetry readings on November 19. She will be joined by Professor Di Brandt — Brandon University’s Canada Research Chair in Literature and Creative Writing — Charles Leblanc, Delfy Martinez and Erica Ens. The works presented will be recited in either English, French, German, […]

Daniel David Moses Play to be Presented in the Evans Theatre

BRANDON, MB – Hawkweed Literary Forum at Brandon University in conjunctions with Theatre Projects Manitoba present “Almighty Voice and His Wife” by acclaimed Ontario playwright Daniel David Moses, with direction by Michael Greyeyes, on the Evans Theatre stage next week. The play tells the tale of a young couple — he is the historically significant […]

Winner of 2010 E-GRÉ Competition on Cross-Canada Tour, To Play at BU

BRANDON, MB – The young pianist who won the 2010 Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition (a.k.a. the E-Gré), Claudia Chan will give a recital in Brandon on November 16. The 20 year old musician is currently on a 14-city, cross-Canada tour — one of the prizes she garnered following her winning semi-finals and finals performances in […]

New Métis Student Centre A First On The Brandon University Campus

BRANDON, MB – An historic moment will take place in Clark Hall on November 16 — the 125th anniversary of Louis Riel’s hanging — when a new centre designed specifically for Métis students officially opens. Spearheaded by Dr. Lorraine Mayer and two of her students — Velvet Maud and Candice Carbonneau — this new meeting […]

Bobcats to Host Youth Basketball Camp

BRANDON, MB – The Bobcats men’s basketball team will host a two-day camp skills camp for youth aged seven to 18 aimed at helping youth improve basketball fundamentals in shooting and the basics of how to play offense. The camp will be led by Bobcats coach Gil Cheung and feature instruction from athletes Isaiah James, […]

Stanley Knowles Visiting Professor To Give Another Lecture In Series

BRANDON, MB – Dr. Paul Shore, the fall 2010 Stanley Knowles Distinguished Visiting Professor, will give a lecture on November 15 at Brandon University. The focus of this talk will be “Competing Virtues: The Right, The Wrong and The Possible in the Jesuit Missions of Canada”. According to Dr. Shore, “any time we consider the […]

Members of SIFE Brandon Need Local Support, Online Voting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, November 2, 2010 MEMBERS OF SIFE NEED LOCAL SUPPORT, ONLINE VOTING BRANDON, MB – The members of Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) at Brandon University are thrilled to announce their participation in the Pepsi Refresh Program. Pepsi is currently hosting a series of voter-based competitions to give various organizations funding to […]

Department of Geology Lab Renamed After Generous Donor

BRANDON, MB – At 2:30 p.m., on November 4, the generous donation from the late Garth Davis Baker will be acknowledged and celebrated by faculty, students and interested members of the public. The Department of Geology at Brandon University has received a very generous $110,000 bequest from Garth Davis Baker. An avid rock hound and […]

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