BU student receives Manitoba Arts Council award

The Department of Visual and Aboriginal Art is proud to announce that current Bachelor of Fine Arts Honours student Jimmie Kilpatrick is the recipient of a Manitoba Arts Council Student Bursary award for the 2017-18 school year. This $2,000 award celebrates and supports the completion of his graduating thesis year, which includes a solo exhibition […]

Final Brandon College graduating class to be celebrated at expanded BU Homecoming

BRANDON, Man. – A significant milestone will be recognized at Brandon University’s (BU’s) expanded 2017 Homecoming celebration, which takes place from Oct. 12–15. Among those who will be recognized at the Homecoming Dinner and Awards on Saturday, Oct. 14 will be the Class of 1967, the final class to graduate from Brandon College before the […]

Wear orange this Friday to show your support

Brandon University invites members of the university community to wear orange this Friday, September 29, 2017 in a show of support and reconciliation with all those who have been harmed by the residential school system in Canada. Orange Shirt Day grew out of an event commemorating the impact of the St. Joseph Mission residential school, […]

Exhibition at Brandon University explores legacy of Residential School System

Wear Orange on Friday Members of the BU community are encouraged to wear orange on Friday, as the university marks Orange Shirt Day. Wearing orange is a show of support and reconciliation with all those who have been harmed by the residential school system in Canada Brandon University (BU) is hosting a visiting national exhibition that […]

Brandon University’s ‘Let’s Talk Science’ team brings fun science sessions to Brandon Public Library

BRANDON – The Let’s Talk Science outreach team at Brandon University (BU) will host a Science Day for children tomorrow at the Brandon Public Library. The science-focused Saturday, also supported by Mini U, is the culmination of Science Literary Week at BU. Additional space has just been added, and there is still time to register. […]

Author and scholar visits Brandon for French and English talks on seriality

Version français suit BRANDON, Man. – A renowned scholar, author, and activist from Montreal will visit Brandon next month for a unique pair of speaking engagements. Dr. Martine Delvaux will lead two free, public lectures. She has ingeniously used the concept of seriality to analyze the many gendered assumptions that underlie modern culture in her […]

Brandon University community urged to note Blue Phone locations

BRANDON – With thousands and students, faculty and staff back into the full swing of the fall term, Brandon University (BU) is asking everyone to familiarize themselves with the many safety and security features on campus. “Brandon University is a compact, safe and welcoming environment, filled with many caring people, and we are proud to […]

Brandon University launches ‘Let’s Talk Science’ outreach team

BRANDON – Science-loving students at Brandon University (BU) will soon be sparking new learning in schools around the region. Let’s Talk Science is a national charitable organization that offers science, technology, engineering and math programming at no charge to kids from preschool through Grade 12. At BU, the Let’s Talk Science outreach team is made […]

Winnipeg quartet kicks off Pro Series season

BRANDON, Man. – The Ensemble Exchange, a chamber music group from Winnipeg, will launch the 2017-2018 Pro Series at Brandon University. Clarinetist Micah Heilbrunn, violinist Elation Pauls, cellist Minna Rose Chung and pianist Madeline Hildebrand will grace the Lorne Watson Recital Hall stage on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m. The programme will include works […]

BU to host national herpetology conference

BRANDON, Man. – A large-scale event for Canadian herpetologists is coming to Brandon University (BU) this week. About 70 people from across Canada will take part in the fourth Annual Conference of the Canadian Herpetological Society (CHS), from Friday, Sept. 15 through Sunday, Sept. 17. The participants will include representatives from universities, government agencies and […]

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