Substantial feedback provided during Town Hall sessions will help guide future drafts of Sexualized Violence Policy

Students, staff and faculty members at Brandon University (BU) have provided significant and valuable feedback during the first round of wide community consultation on a new, stand-alone sexualized violence policy. “What came through loud and clear was that people want this policy, they want it to be as strong as it can be, and they […]

Bountiful harvest for BU fresh food initiative

Green Futures, a pilot project to help grow fresh food on the Brandon University (BU) campus for a food security initiative in our community (the good food box) and the BU student food bank, has harvested huge success in its first year. “We were astounded by the volume of produce that we were able to […]

POSTPONED: Public invited to learn history behind the Winnipeg Aqueduct

POSTPONED: Due to weather. Brandon University (BU) history professor Rhonda Hinther is opening the doors of her Western Canadian history class next week for a timely talk from a Manitoba author. She’s bringing author Adele Perry to speak about the history of the Winnipeg Aqueduct, which for nearly a century has provided water to the […]

Research excellence celebrated in the Faculty of Arts

It has been a momentous year for Brandon University scholars in the Faculty of Arts! Through 2016, some 21 faculty members have been recognized for their research nationally and abroad, awarded international grants and Tri-Council grants; some have secured residencies and fellowships, others have published books, edited collections and written plays. Here is a brief look […]

Evening talk to discuss female suicide bombers and attempts at emancipation

Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m. Louis Riel Room, Brandon University campus Part of the Brandon University Arts Speaker Series The department of Political Science at Brandon University, in conjunction with the Gender Frontiers Speaker Series and the Manitoba Chair in Global Governance, is proud to organize a talk by Dr. W. Andy Knight from […]

Local production company performing professor’s play on BU stage

BRANDON, Man. — Brandon University (BU) professor Deanna Smid explores what happens after the curtain falls in her new play, which will debut this week. The world premiere of Smid’s comedy, Macbeth, the After Party, will be staged by 7 Ages Productions on Friday, Nov. 18 and Saturday, Nov. 19 at BU’s Lorne Watson Recital […]

Special choral music performance pays homage to military of CFB Shilo

Friday, Nov. 18, at 8 p.m., reception to follow St. Matthew’s Cathedral General admission $12, students and seniors $8 Free for military personnel and their families A special choral music performance by the Brandon University Concert Choir will be presented on Friday, Nov. 18 in homage to the military of Canadian Forces Base Shilo. Chosen […]

Escape artist Dean Gunnarson, biographer Carolyn Gray to appear at Brandon University

Biographer Carolyn Gray will be joined by escape artist Dean Gunnarson for a special event presented by the HAWKWEED Literary Forum at Brandon University (BU) next week. Gray will read from her first book, Dean Gunnarson: The Making of an Escape Artist, on Tuesday, Nov. 15 from noon to 1:30 in the Gathering Space of […]

Brandon University hosts emergency preparedness conference

Up to 80 emergency managers and local government officials from across western Manitoba will come to Brandon University (BU) this Thursday for an annual Brandon Emergency Support Team (BEST) conference looking at emergency preparedness. The daylong conference will tackle three main topics under the heading “Managing the Future.” Participants will look at climate change scenarios […]

Brandon University launches wide consultations on new, stand-alone sexualized violence policy

Town Hall dates Thursday, Nov. 17, from 1:40–2:40 p.m. Theatre A, Brodie Science Building Monday, Nov. 21, from 2:40–3:30 p.m. Gathering Space, John E. Robbins Library Tuesday, Nov. 22, from 10:30–11:30 a.m. Little Theatre, Education Building Brandon University (BU) has scheduled three open town hall sessions this month to gather wide community feedback for its […]

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