BU at the Brandon Public Library Speaker Series debuts Thursday

A new series of free public talks at the Brandon Public Library will bring Brandon University (BU) research to the community. The inaugural season of the BU at the Public Library Speaker Series will kick off this Thursday, Sept. 19, as Doug Ramsey and Chris Malcolm discuss the importance of museums to communities and rural tourism […]

Music of the Mediterranean Launches pro series season

BRANDON, MB—The 2019-20 Brandon University (BU) pro series season kicks off  on Tuesday, Sept. 17 with a ground-breaking program entitled “Mediterranean Encounters: Judeo-Muslim Soundscapes.” This evening of Sephardi-Mizrachi music is a first for the pro series, and introduces to Brandon audiences New York-based ethnomusicologist, composer, bandleader, multi-instrumentalist and singer Samuel Torjman Thomas. During this performance, […]

Funding helps BU Mini University extend STEM programming for kids and youth

BRANDON – While Mini University has wrapped up for the season and the fall academic semester is in full swing, planning is already underway for next summer’s child- and youth-friendly Mini-U learning camps. Federal funding from Actua, through the CanCode program, will provide $80,000 in new student and teacher training over the next two years, […]

HLC revs up fall programming with ‘Fit 4 Life’ options that you can try for free during Open House week

BRANDON – There is no better way to stay active, keep fit, and maintain wellness than by taking advantage of the many affordable options available at BU’s Health Living Centre. And they’re even easier to get started during a free Open House this week. “With several new classes this year, a whole new lunch time […]

Deserving trio to receive alumni awards at BU Homecoming 2019

A young doctor who returned to Brandon for her practice, a businessman with a lengthy career in recycling, and a health-care professional who turned to academia and service will all be recognized as outstanding Brandon University and Brandon College alumni. Jillian DeCosse will receive the Distinguished Young Alumni Award, Cam Davreux will receive the Distinguished […]

Brandon University eyes 2030 with launch of strategic planning process

Brandon University has embarked on an extensive consulting and planning process as it seeks to develop a new strategic plan to guide the institution for the coming decade. President David Docherty launched the planning process last week at a General Faculty Council. “Brandon University is a great university, with many strengths and opportunities, and we […]

Brandon University celebrates 20 years of psychiatric nursing at Winnipeg site

For two decades, Brandon University has been providing high-quality psychiatric nursing education in Winnipeg, ensuring that trained and caring psychiatric nurses are able to meet the demand throughout Manitoba. “The need for mental health services is increasing in Canada. This need is not limited by location but access to those services may be difficult for […]

Brandon University offers condolences following passing of Mitch Podolak

The Brandon University is saddened by the recent passing of Mitch Podolak, and offers condolences to his family and friends, and to all those who have been touched by his incomparable contributions to Canada’s music scene. Podolak received an honorary doctorate from Brandon University in 2015, recognizing his service and leadership to Canada’s renowned folk […]

Brandon University welcomes new students with Orientation

Orientation is much more than finding your classrooms, new students at Brandon University discovered today. With most classes getting underway tomorrow, today’s Orientation sessions were set aside for incoming new students to get to know each other and the campus, while learning about the support services available to help them have a great and successful […]