Four Creative Writing Events Slated for March 7 & 10

BRANDON, MB — Dr. Di Brandt and Dale Lakevold of the Creative Writing Program on campus will host four events — two on March 7 and the other two on March 10. Ottawa poet Blaine Marchand will be on hand for the first set of readings, collectively entitled “Poems of Love and War”. The following […]

BU Sessional Instructor Contender for CBC Literary Award

BRANDON, MB — Multi award-winning playwright Gordon Portman, a sessional instructor of music, theatre and English/creative writing at Brandon University, has been shortlisted for the current edition of the CBC Literary Awards. His creative nonfiction work entitled “Ashes and Sky” has received the nod and he is one of five finalists. He is the sole […]

A New Student Exhibit to Be Displayed in Campus Gallery

BRANDON, MB — The Glen P. Sutherland Gallery of Art will be adorned with new works by this year’s Brandon University fine arts students. The show, entitled “Drawn Into Media”, will be unveiled on Thursday evening. This grouping of works will include a variety of drawings, in which various media and techniques have been incorporated. […]

Husband-and-wife piano duo make debut in pro series

BRANDON, MB — The pro series continues with another first — a performance for two pianos and four-handed piano featuring the talents of Lucille Chung and Alessio Bax. Though soloists of great merit in their own right, the couple regularly team up to present keyboard works by composers spanning the centuries. Noted for her “stylish […]

Brandon University Receives funds from the T.J. Rice Family Foundation and Renaissance Station

BRANDON, MB — Recently, Dr. Deborah Poff, Brandon University’s President and Vice-Chancellor and Scott Lamont, BU’s Vice President, Administration and Finance, had the pleasure of accepting a donation from the T.J. Rice Family Foundation and Renaissance Station (TJRFF/RS). At a private ceremony at Renaissance Station, the development’s manager Tyler Rice was on hand to present […]

WestCAST Conference to take place at Brandon University

BRANDON, MB — The annual Western Canadian Association for Student Teaching conference will be held at Brandon University next week. The Faculty of Education is hosting the event, which is designed not only for student-teachers, but teacher educators, classroom teachers and administrators. Almost 300 people, from several Western Canadian universities, are expected to attend. This […]

Jazz Pianists David Braid to give a recital in the LWRH

BRANDON, MB — One of Canada’s most gifted pianists and composers, David Braid is among a new generation of Canadian artists making his mark on international stages. Combining harmonic intricacies fundamental to his training in European classical music and the spontaneity of American jazz, Braid’s original music engages audiences with a quiet, thoughtful, lyrical voice […]

Dr. Alex Michalos — next guest speaker in the Science Seminar Series

BRANDON, MB — On Friday, February 18, the Brandon University Science Seminar Series continues with renowned philosopher and social scientist Dr. Alex Michalos. He will give a talk entitled “Good health is not the same as a good life: Report of the Brandon survey May 2010.” About his research, Dr. Michalos writes: “There is a […]

Science Seminars Continue with Dr. Graham Young, Museum Curator

BRANDON, MB – The BU Science Seminar Series continues this Friday after a two-week hiatus with guest speaker Dr. Graham Young. He is the curator of geology and paleontology at The Manitoba Museum, in Winnipeg. His talk is entitled: “Getting Jelly Out of Stone: The Fossil Record and Evolution of Cnidarian Medusae.” The abstract of […]

New Dean of Education to start in July 2011

BRANDON, MB – After a search of several months, the Board of Governors at Brandon University has approved the appointment of Dr. Sal Badali as the Dean of Education. “I am very much looking forward to joining Brandon University as Dean of Education,” said Dr. Badali, who is currently the Associate Dean of Faculty Development […]

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