An honour to be (almost) nominated

A thrilling ride for Brandon University School of Music graduate Julian Beutel and his filmmaking partner Seth Boyden has come to an end. After making the top-10 shortlist in the Best Animated Short Film category for this year’s Academy Awards, Boyden’s An Object at Rest, with music composed and performed by Beutel, was not one […]

Rural Development Institute sees growth potential from innovation in Manitoba agri-food processing

BRANDON, Man. ­­– Manitoba’s bulk food ingredient processors get high grades for innovation, opening the door for growth in the industry. The Rural Development Institute (RDI) at Brandon University (BU) has released the results of a two-year study on Innovation in Agri-food Processing in Manitoba. In the study, which was funded by Manitoba Agriculture, Food […]

‘We’ve got spirit, yes we do…’

Brandon University received an award for Best Community Spirit for our float in the 2015 Santa Parade! Here are some of the student carollers who helped make the BU float one of the best.

Brandon University professor’s book on the anus makes most-anticipated list

A forthcoming book from Brandon University (BU) professor Dr. Jonathan A. Allan has been named one of “Sixteen for ’16” to watch for this spring by a prominent Canadian literary critic. Allan’s book, “Reading from Behind: A Cultural History of the Anus,” is a study of the anus, the ass, the rear in literary and […]

Prairie-inspired work of Russell artist Allan Tataryn featured at Curve Gallery

BRANDON, Man. – Now is your chance to get up close and experience the precise workmanship and attention to detail of Manitoba artist Allan Tataryn. His artwork is on public display from now through April in the Tommy McLeod Curve Gallery on the second floor of the John E. Robbins Library at Brandon University (BU). […]

Sun interview shines on … Steve Gouthro

The Brandon Sun published a full-page interview with BU faculty member Steve Gouthro on Friday, Jan. 8. Conducted by Diane Nelson, the interview is reprinted here with permission. So what do you teach? A whole range of things, I’m sure. Well, yes, to some degree. I’m the person who teaches fundamentals, visual design, I teach […]

Significant donation boosts Len Evans scholarship

A $10,000 donation gives the Len Evans scholarship at Brandon University (BU) a significant kickstart. As part of a provincial post-secondary funding announcement yesterday afternoon, the Government of Manitoba announced a $10,000 pledge to a scholarship fund set up in Len Evans’ name at BU. Evans, a 30-year MLA for Brandon East, who was also […]

Brandon University welcomes Indigenous Education funding

Brandon University (BU) is pleased by a provincial pledge to support Indigenous Education with additional funding earmarked for that purpose. The province announced today that Indigenous Education in Manitoba would be supported by specific new money, on top of a 2.5 per cent increase in general operating grants. Brandon University President Gervan Fearon was in […]

Dr. Austin Gulliver appointed acting Dean of Science

A longtime Brandon University professor is back in a familiar role. Dr. Austin Gulliver, a long-standing faculty member in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, has been appointed as the acting Dean of Science. He’ll assume the role on Jan. 7, for a term ending June 30, 2016. The announcement was made Tuesday afternoon by Dr. […]

Grants available for community projects in Gender and Women’s Studies

The Gender and Women’s Studies program at Brandon University (BU) is accepting applications from the community to help fund projects that will link with their program. Up to two grants of up to $2,000 each are available through the Margaret Laurence Endowment Fund in Gender and Women’s Studies. Opportunities are wide-open for grant applicants, which […]

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