Brandon University will use compassion, collaboration to build a culture of academic integrity

BU statement on compromised nursing exam Brandon University is working to build a collaborative culture of ethical and empathetic behaviour in the wake of a significant recent challenge to academic integrity on campus. Academic integrity is paramount, and deeply valued at Brandon University. We have a commitment to our community and to our students that […]

BU Visual and Aboriginal Art hosts guest speakers

The Brandon University (BU) Department of Visual and Aboriginal Art will present a pair of public talks in Brandon next week. On Monday, Feb. 3, Sherry Farrell Racette will visit the Manitoba Métis Federation — South West Region building at 656 Sixth St. for her presentation “Beads, Silk and Quill: Métis Women’s Art.” The free […]

Brandon University selects new Chief Information Officer

Following an extensive international search, a librarian and information management expert with experience in the private, public and academic sectors will join Brandon University as Chief Information Officer. Melanie Sucha comes to BU from Calgary, where her career at Suncor Energy led her through multiple IT management positions before moving to the provincial Alberta Energy […]

Brandon University will host open public forum to talk about mental health

BRANDON – As Canadians mark Bell Let’s Talk Day to focus on mental health, Brandon University (BU) is working to keep the discussion going. Activities are happening all week long in the Mingling Area and across campus, including de-stress booths, massages, anxiety-reducing activities — and even puppies. It’s part of Brandon University’s ongoing work to […]

Mental health takes centre stage this week at Brandon University

BRANDON – The Brandon University community will be promoting mental health and mental wellness all this week, during Mental Health Week, with a special focus on Wednesday for Bell Let’s Talk Day. This year’s theme is “Every Action Counts” — a message that helps to reinforce that each of us can do something to either […]

Westman invited to ‘Walk Through’ local history exhibition

Key moments from history in Brandon and southwestern Manitoba are highlighted in an engaging new public history exhibition coming to Brandon University. Everyone is welcome to attend the free opening reception on Thursday, Jan. 30 from 4:30–6 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. “Walking Through Westman: Uncovering Our Past” will be on display until the […]

Strong BU presence at Westman Multicultural Festival

It’s time to go to the pavilions, and behind all of the amazing entertainment and mouth-watering food are countless volunteers working to make it all happen — many members of the BU community among them. The Indian Pavilion is one of 10 at this year’s Westman Multicultural Festival, and it features BU professors Gautam Srivastava, […]

‘Use Your Brain’ student art exhibit open to public at BU’s Curve Gallery

A student art exhibition at Brandon University is taking a thought-provoking look at dementia, by focusing on interpretations of the brain. “Use Your Brain” will be on display for the next few weeks in the Tommy McLeod Curve Gallery, on the second floor of the John E. Robbins Library at BU. It was a class […]

Inspiring public event at BU to focus on science, politics of protecting nature

Brandon University invites you to join environmental activist Ken Wu of the Endangered Ecosystems Alliance and world renowned conservation biologist Dr. Reed Noss for informative and inspiring presentations on the science, geography, and politics of protecting nature in Canada as we commence 2020, the year in which an unprecedented focus on biodiversity conservation by the […]

Brandon University to welcome Senator Mary Jane McCallum for public presentation

Brandon University is honoured to welcome Senator Mary Jane McCallum to give a public presentation next week. Dr. McCallum, a First Nations woman of Cree heritage who was appointed in 2017 to represent Manitoba in the Senate, is a dentist who devoted most of her career to providing dental and medical services to northern and […]

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