BU Workplace Wellness Task Force launches web page

The Brandon University Workplace Wellness Task Force (WWTF) is excited to unveil a new website at brandonu.ca/wellness. The new web page includes valuable content for faculty and staff, such as: Brandon University and community wellness resources and links Workplace Wellness Task Force updates Related campus initiatives and events The Workplace Wellness web page will continue to […]

Brandon University scholars shed legal light on Winnipeg General Strike trials that resonate today

BRANDON, Man. — When leaders of the Winnipeg General Strike were arrested and placed on trial for seditious conspiracy in 1919, who was really leading the prosecution? Why? Who paid the bills? And why does it still matter today? Two members of the Brandon University (BU) faculty have traced the murky legal history of this […]

Brandon University to host Walking With Our Sisters exhibit

Brandon Man. – The North American touring art project Walking With Our Sisters (WWOS) is coming to Brandon from February 22 to March 6. The commemorative exhibition will be hosted at Brandon University’s Down Under space below the Harvest Hall dining room. The project features 1,808 pairs of moccasin vamps (also called “uppers” or “tops”) created […]

Former Dean of Music returns to BU to share stage with internationally renowned chamber music quartet

BRANDON, Man. – The Brandon University (BU) School of Music’s pro series will shine the spotlight on some old friends on Sunday afternoon: Former Dean of Music Michael Kim returns to the Lorne Watson Recital Hall stage with the Fine Arts Quartet. Kim, who is now the Director of the University of Minnesota School of […]

Bobcat picks up assist from former player

A Brandon University Bobcat got a different sort of on-court assist over the lunch hour on Wednesday, when she was presented with the Pallister Women’s Athletic Award. Kaela Cranston, a fifth-year guard/forward on the BU women’s basketball team, was presented with a certificate from Brian Pallister, who established the scholarship in 2014. The scholarship is […]

BU New Music Festival pushes pro series to Edge

BRANDON, Man. – The New Music Festival returns to Brandon University (BU) this week with Manitoba: Edge. This year’s edition of the annual pro series event will focus on Manitoba composers. Festival director Megumi Masaki and the Brandon University New Music Ensemble (BUNME) will stage two free concerts, on Thursday, Jan. 21 and Friday, Jan. […]

Brandon University students ready to help local small businesses succeed

Do you run or own a business? Then you’re faced with plenty of challenges every day. From how to increase sales, whether to hire or expand, or how much to spend on marketing or to reinvest in equipment, these questions take time, money and expertise to answer. Now, Brandon University (BU) business students are ready […]

Rural Development Institute contributes to economic development strategy

BRANDON, Man. – The Rural Development Institute (RDI) at Brandon University (BU) is helping to spur conversation on the future of economic development in rural Manitoba. The Province of Manitoba unveiled a new Rural Economic Development Strategy discussion document on Monday outside of the RDI office. The Institute is one of the partners in the […]

Construction to begin this summer on affordable housing for BU students with families

BRANDON, Man. – Brandon University (BU) students with families will have an affordable place to call home thanks to a $12-million commitment from the Province of Manitoba. Municipal Government Minister Drew Caldwell visited the BU campus to deliver the good news on Friday, as the province partnered with the university on a $13.5-million project that […]

New name for cafeteria

The Brandon University cafeteria has a new name, following a contest and a campus community vote. It will now be known as “Harvest Hall.” Congratulations to Leanne Barcellona, who submitted that suggestion the “Name the Caf” contest that began last fall. It was one of two finalists that were voted on over the past couple […]

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