BU Homecoming starts today! Join us all weekend long

There are four full days of fun at Brandon University this weekend as we celebrate Homecoming. Everyone is invited to this celebration of community connection, with a special welcome to alumni, as well as faculty, staff and students. Homecoming starts today and runs through Sunday. More information is available online at BrandonU.ca/Homecoming. An information booth […]

Fuel up at a tailgate party this Friday for the BU Bobcats volleyball home opener

Bobcat fans will be fueling up for another great season next weekend, with a Home Opener Tailgate Party at the Healthy Living Centre. “Come on out and have some pre-game fun and excitement and food and refreshments as you get ready to cheer on the Bobcats ahead of their volleyball home opener,” said HLC Coordinator […]

BU will highlight local research with ‘Built in Brandon’ public event at Homecoming

Everyone is invited on Saturday, Oct. 19 to join a public celebration of world-class research being conducted right here in Brandon. “We have wonderful faculty members who are doing inspiring research every day, and this is an opportunity to hear the latest, right from them,” said Dr. Steve Robinson, BU’s Vice-President (Academic & Provost). His […]

Journalist brings global experience to BU as visiting professor

An award-winning journalist and professor has joined Brandon University (BU) as this year’s Stanley Knowles Distinguished Visiting Professor (SKDVP). A veteran journalist, who has travelled the world to report on major conflicts, Kiran Nazish will share her experiences through public talks as well as lectures in BU classes. Nazish is also planning to conduct research […]

Stay safe: Winter weather expected through Thanksgiving

A significant weather event is approaching southern Manitoba. Heavy rain, snow, freezing rain, strong winds and freezing temperatures are expected starting today and lasting through the weekend. Full details are below, as well as strategies that you can employ to stay safe. With many people travelling over the Thanksgiving weekend, please stay alert for changing […]

Brandon University to host a 2019 Canadian Federal Election Town Hall

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019 Time: 2–4 p.m. Location: Harvest Hall, Brandon University To give students, staff, and faculty an opportunity to meet the candidates for the Brandon-Souris riding, Brandon University will be hosting a 2019 Canadian Federal Election Town Hall. Following a short presentation from the candidates, there will also be a question and […]

Brandon University mourns the passing of three retirees

The Brandon University community is saddened to learn of the recent passing of three retirees. The flag has been lowered to half-mast and will remain lowered for two days in their honour. The deceased are retired housing cleaner Doreen (Betty) Rodenbush, and retired professors Guy Landry and Alan Ehnes. Rodenbush started at Brandon University in […]

Sports Medicine Clinic at the HLC expands services

Louise Avenue closed Tuesday, Oct. 8 for repaving

The City of Brandon will be repaving Louise Avenue from 18th Street to 23rd Street on Tuesday, Oct. 8. This is expected to start as early as 7 a.m. and will take all day. We have met with the City, and are attempting to minimize disruption to parking, pedestrians and campus access. Here’s what you need […]

Everett Hopfner leads programming at Eckhardt-Gramatté Conservatory of Music

Award-winning pianist and Brandon University (BU) alumnus Everett Hopfner is the new Interim Director of the Eckhardt-Gramatté Conservatory of Music at BU. Hopfner has taught at the Conservatory since 2015 and has also been a sessional instructor at BU’s School of Music. Raised in the Manitoba community of Ste. Rose du Lac, he earned a […]

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