Brandon University to host Digital Strategies for Musicians conference

Next week’s Digital Strategies for Musicians conference at Brandon University will include two free evening presentations that are open to the public. Sponsored by BU’s Institute for Research in Music and Community (IRMC), with support from the new Digital Strategy Fund at the Canada Council for the Arts, the conference is designed to assist musicians […]

Brandon University Fine Arts students taking their show on the road

Two Brandon University Bachelor of Fine Art thesis students, with the support of the Department of Visual and Aboriginal Art, will be exhibiting their artwork in Winnipeg. Jill Gervais and Jimmie Kilpatrick will be installing selections of their thesis exhibitions in Ace Art Inc’s Project Room from April 24 to May 4. A closing reception […]

Rural Development Institute reports on dynamics of rural and northern Manitoba to Manitoba Electoral Divisions and Boundaries Commission

A report by the Rural Development Institute (RDI) at Brandon University (BU) is informing the work of the Manitoba Electoral Divisions Boundaries Commission. As part of the Commission’s broad public consultation process, it contacted RDI to report on the state of rural and northern Manitoba.  The report draws on RDI’s body of research to highlight significant […]

BU, City of Dauphin conclude pilot project offering first-year courses in Dauphin

Brandon University and the City of Dauphin have concluded a two-year pilot project that offered first-year BU courses in that city. The pilot project was originally implemented for Fall 2016 as a one-year test, and later extended to a second academic year, through 2017–18. “We are grateful for the strong support this initiative received from […]

Draw prizes highlight just some of the winners from BU Kids Day at the RMWF

There were a lot of smiles at the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair during Brandon University Kids Day, but some of the biggest came a week later. Drawing slips of paper from a stuffed-full ballot box, BU Interim President Steve Robinson awarded three prizes to fairgoers who entered their names at the BU booth at the […]

Blue and Gold are Green

Today is #JerseyDay as people across Canada don jerseys or wear green to commemorate the recent Humboldt Broncos tragedy. Brandon University is no exception. Our Bobcat blue and gold colours come together into Broncos green. Here are a few members of the Brandon University community and how they chose to mark the day.

New book by BU professor highlights Filipino experience in Canada

A new book by Brandon University professor Dr. Alison Marshall is the first of its kind: “Bayanihan and Belonging” (University of Toronto Press, 2018) explores the experience of Filipino people in Canada, paying special attention to the importance of religion and belief as well as migration. As a result of this publication, Dr. Marshall has […]

Outstanding BU Bobcat athletes collect awards at annual banquet

BU student pottery sale sets a new record

Usually putting “pottery” and “smashed” into the same sentence is a bad thing, but not for Brandon University ceramics students! This year’s student pottery sale smashed their old record by raising more than $1,800 for students and the ceramics studio, toppling last year’s record of $1,200. The extremely popular sale, which featured one-of-a-kind handmade pottery […]