Tomson Highway project, Songs in the Key of Cree, visits Brandon

BRANDON – Acclaimed Cree playwright Tomson Highway’s latest project will come to Brandon University’s (BU’s) Evans Theatre on Tuesday, June 11 as part of a Manitoba tour. Songs in the Key of Cree, written and composed by Highway, is a new country and western musical theatre project being developed by the Manitoba-born artist. The show […]

BU artist brings exhibition to Brandon’s AGSM

Following a successful debut in Regina, an art exhibition by a Brandon University (BU) faculty member will be coming to Brandon this week. Openings, by visual artist Lisa Wood, will be on display in the Main Gallery of the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba (AGSM), located in the Town Centre, beginning on Thursday, May 16. […]

Centenary of 1919 Winnipeg General Strike highlights work of BU faculty

Brandon University’s historians are front-and-centre as Manitoba marks 100 years since the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike. Brandon University History Professor Jim Naylor is the chair of the committee organizing the Winnipeg General Strike Centenary Conference (WGSCC) this week at the University of Winnipeg, while BU Associate Professor Rhonda Hinther is also a member of the […]

Power restored to campus

UPDATE: Power has been restored to all areas of campus. Thanks to the crews for their hard work, and to everyone for their patience. EARLIER: A power outage early Saturday morning has left several buildings at Brandon University with no power or with limited power. The buildings currently without power are: Library Health Studies (both […]

Brandon University appoints Dr. Lisa Robson as Acting Dean of Arts

A scholar with deep roots at Brandon University has been selected to lead the Faculty of Arts as Acting Dean. Dr. Lisa Robson will begin June 1 and will hold the position through 2019–20 while the University conducts a thorough search for a new permanent Dean of Arts. Dr. Robson is currently an Associate Professor […]

Manitoba Chemistry Symposium at BU explores research impact

Brandon University hosts the two-day Manitoba Chemistry Symposium today and tomorrow, May 3 and 4. With the theme of “Bench, Biosphere and Beyond,” the symposium brings together leading researchers to explore the latest research and especially to consider the role that chemical research plays in shaping our society and the environment. About 60 faculty and […]

Brandon University welcomes President David Docherty

Brandon University enters a new era today, as Dr. David Docherty assumes the reins as President and Vice-Chancellor. “It is a true honour to walk up the historic steps of Clark Hall to the Office of the President today, and a very real pleasure to begin my term as President surrounded by the energy and […]