New autism research at Brandon University will explore Indigenous approaches

A new research study at Brandon University will explore Indigenous approaches to autism in education. Dr. Patty Douglas, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education, is the academic lead on the project, working in partnership with Leah LaPlante, Vice President of the Manitoba Métis Federation Southwest, and with Gail Cullen, Executive Director of the Brandon […]

Support for those affected by conflict in Ukraine

Last night and this morning, many of you will have seen the news of the serious conflict in Ukraine. We know that many members of the BU community are connected to that area, and you may have family or friends who are directly affected. Our thoughts are with you. You may be feeling anxiety, stress, […]

International students share the world-wide journeys bringing them to Brandon University

The journeys were all different. Their destinations were the same. Eight students who chose to come to Brandon University from countries around the world have shared their trips in short videos — and now you can vote for your favourite. Eight short videos, individually produced social-media style, are available online at BrandonU.ca/International-Videos. Ranging from about two […]

‘Stark and soaring’ — Prominent new sculpture will forever honour Truth and Reconciliation at Brandon University

Rising 30 feet into the air, a new public art sculpture at Brandon University will become a place of gathering, ceremony, and personal quiet contemplation, urging the community to honour Truth and Reconciliation. Created by renowned Cree/Métis sculptor Kevin McKenzie, a faculty member in BU’s IshKaabatens Waasa Gaa Inaabateg Department of Visual Art, the sculpture […]

Louis Riel Room receives namesake portrait

Brandon University’s Louis Riel Room is now the proud home of a large portrait of the famed Métis leader, donated to the university by the Manitoba Métis Federation. The portrait was originally presented to the university during Louis Riel Day celebrations in 2020, but its placement and unveiling were delayed due to the pandemic. BU […]

No mid-term changes to Covid protocols

On Friday, Feb. 11, the province of Manitoba announced its intentions to proceed with lifting COVID restrictions between now and mid-March. We want to reassure you that BU has no plan to further disrupt your Winter Term with any changes to our own broader COVID protocols this term. Details: As we announced in December, classes […]

Brandon Chamber Players bring live music back to BU

Brandon University (BU) musicians will take centre-stage when the Brandon Chamber Players (BCP) bring live music back to the Lorne Watson Recital Hall this month. The featured performers will all be BU School of Music faculty members or Eckhardt-Gramatté Conservatory of Music instructors when BCP holds its Sing & Strum concert on Saturday, Feb. 12. […]