Psychiatric Nursing graduates open mental health clinic

A group of graduates from the Psychiatric Nursing program at Brandon University (BU) has opened a new mental health clinic in Winnipeg. BU alumna Shea Silva, the Executive Director of Cocoon Clinic, recently appeared on Global TV to talk about the clinic. The interview can be watched here.

Online ordering opens for Student ID cards

The online ordering system for Brandon University Student ID cards is now open. Student ID card are your passport to many BU services and supports, including after-hours access to campus buildings and spaces, where required. You must be registered for your courses prior to ordering your card. Card orders will only be accepted online and […]

Journal of Rural and Community Development receives national funding

Courtesy of the Brandon Sun’s Westman This Week. By Chelsea Kemp The Journal of Rural and Community Development has secured three years of renewed funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. The journal, which is published by the Rural Development Institute (RDI) at Brandon University (BU), will receive $88,200 — $29,400 […]

PENT celebrates graduates

Brandon University (BU) celebrated the accomplishments of its PENT graduates on Friday evening. PENT is a community-based teacher education program serving students mainly from remote and rural communities. Students in PENT work in their community schools from September to April and take courses at BU from April to July. Upon completion of the program they […]

Archaeological investigation of pre-contact Indigenous farmers continues near Melita

BRANDON – Archaeologists from Brandon University (BU) and the Manitoba Archaeological Society (MAS) are continuing their multi-year investigation of how Indigenous people lived in southwestern Manitoba before the arrival of Europeans. The research project involves archaeological sites in the Pierson Wildlife Management Area (WMA) on Treaty 2 lands, which are the traditional homelands of the […]

Bobcat BIRT Cup breaks fundraising record

AGSM features work of BU artist

Kevin McKenzie, an Assistant Professor in Brandon University’s IshKaabatens Waasa Gaa Inaabateg Department of Visual Art, has a new exhibition opening this week at the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba (AGSM). McKenzie’s show, ayîkisis ᐊᔩᑭᓯᐢ, will be featured in the main gallery of the AGSM from Thursday, July 14 to Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022. Special events associated […]

There’s a buzz at the BU library

The Tommy McLeod Curve Gallery in the John E. Robbins Library has been taken over by bees! Brandon University has teamed up with Bee City Brandon to present an art exhibit celebrating bees, butterflies, birds, and other pollinators that can be found in Brandon and Western Manitoba. The exhibit features 58 pieces of art created […]