Homecoming 2013 Set for October

BRANDON, MB – For Gerald Butler, attending Homecoming 2013 at Brandon University (BU) is a must. “Since graduating in 1963, I have rarely missed a Homecoming,” says Butler, who was born in a house right across the street from BU, or Brandon College as it was known back then. “Homecoming is a great chance to […]

Celebrated Concert Series Begins 15th Year

BRANDON, MB –The Brandon University School of Music’s pro series begins a new season October 6, with a US-based group that the Washington Post calls “one of the gold-plated names in chamber music”. The Fine Arts Quartet, based at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, will perform in the Lorne Watson Recital Hall with special guest Dr. […]

BU Hosts Vaccine Information Session

BRANDON, MB – Should I get the flu shot? It’s a common question that you may ask around this time of year, especially in the wake of an anti-immunization campaign by a Hollywood celebrity. Brandon University (BU) is a good place to find answers, during a public information session on Monday, September 23. “Many people […]

BU First With Unique Social Justice Program

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University (BU) is the first post-secondary institution in North America to offer an honours degree providing students with the clinical skills and cultural competencies needed to work with Aboriginal peoples and communities dealing with a national legacy of marginalization. Committed to the principles of social justice, the Clinical Specialization in Native […]

BU Students Enrol in OneMatch to Support Alumnus

New Exhibit at BU Features Alumnus Art

BRANDON, MB – Acclaimed artist Weiming Zhao is returning to his alma mater with a public exhibition of paintings at Brandon University (BU). The showing opened September 6 and will continue through mid-December. More than 40 of Zhao’s oils will be displayed in the Tommy McLeod Curve Gallery on the second floor of John E. […]

A New Academic Year Begins at BU

BRANDON, MB – Speeches, tours and 500 drums pounding in unison marked the start of Orientation today for freshman students at Brandon University (BU), a poignant time for both students and their parents. “Today is scary and exciting, for both of us,” says Tracy Rimmer from Glenboro, MB. Her son Joseph is entering the Faculty […]