Bobcats announce 2018 Wall of Fame inductees

Brandon University updates downtown initiative

When Brandon University was presented with the opportunity to acquire the former Strand Theatre building in 2016, the BU Board of Governors approved this purchase and with it the investigation of a possible significant BU presence downtown, including the acquisition of neighbouring properties, or the rights to them. This property assembly has been accomplished at […]

Katie Gross appointed Dean of Students

Ms. Katie Gross has been appointed Dean of Students at Brandon University. Following a thorough national search, the University Selection Committee established for the purpose recommended her appointment to the President, who in turn endorsed her selection to the Board of Governors (BoG). The BoG made the appointment official by a mail ballot yesterday. Of […]

BU students recognized for commitment to leadership, reconciliation

Brandon University (BU) has honoured 25 students for their commitment to leadership. Their efforts were recognized at a celebration dinner on Wednesday that capped the 2017–18 Student Leader Certificate Program. The students attended a series of eight free workshops throughout the academic year, each on a different topic related to leadership. “It’s very rewarding to […]

School of Music pro series to conclude with steadfast friends in concert

After a succession of superb concerts, the 2017–18 pro series closes the books on another memorable season with one final presentation. This Tuesday, March 27, faculty member and clarinetist Catherine Wood welcomes two musical friends — soprano Dorothea “Dory” Hayley of Vancouver and New York-based pianist Manuel Laufer — who will present an evening dedicated […]

Concerto Competition winners featured in final BU Orchestra performance of school year

Winners of the annual School of Music Concerto Competition will be featured as the Brandon University (BU) Orchestra performs its final concert of the academic year on Saturday evening. The concert will begin at 8 p.m., at St. Matthew’s Cathedral, at the corner of 13th Street and Louis Ave. in Brandon. Soprano Katherine Trussler (4th […]

BU researcher sheds light on Gabriel Dumont, North-West Resistance

BRANDON – The research of a Brandon University (BU) professor has provided new insight into Métis leader Gabriel Dumont and the North-West Resistance. Dumont was a key general in the Métis forces commanded by Louis Riel during the North-West Resistance, which took place from March 26 to June 3, 1885. Also known as the North-West […]

You’re invited to Brandon University Kids Day at the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair

Tens of thousands of visitors will be treated to a warm blue-and-gold Brandon University welcome as they stream through the gates of the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair on Thursday, March 29, as BU hosts Kids Day at the Fair. “As Brandon University celebrates our 50th anniversary since receiving our charter, and more than a century […]

Research links palm trees’ progression north with climate change

BRANDON – A research project conceived by a Brandon University (BU) professor on the northward spread of palms has been featured in the prestigious science journal Scientific Reports and on Columbia University’s Lamont Earth Institute State of the Planet blog. Dr. David Greenwood of BU’s Department of Biology co-authored the paper with project leader Dr. […]

‘Planting the Seeds of Change: Voices of Indigenous Youth’ launches Thursday

“Planting Seeds of Change: Voices of Indigenous Youth”, a photovoice exhibition, is now on display at the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, with an opening reception to take place on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. The exhibit accompanies the launch of “Planting Seeds of Change: Voices of Indigenous Youth,” a collection of photographs […]

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