Brandon University to unveil ‘napping pod’ to help boost energy, alertness

Feel like you need a quick break? A new EnergyPod being unveiled this week in the Brandon University library will offer a private space for napping on campus — helping restore energy and focus with a little bit of shuteye. Date: Thursday, February 2, 2023 Time: 2 p.m. Location: John E. Robbins Library The EnergyPod is […]

BU at the Public Library returns

The popular BU at the Public Library Speaker Series is back! The series features monthly talks by Brandon University (BU) faculty, staff, students, and community partners. All talks and presentations are designed to take the exciting research and work that is happening at BU and to share it with the Westman community. BU has partnered […]

Department of Geology hosts Member of Parliament

Brandon-Souris Member of Parliament Larry Maguire got a first-hand look at the high-quality work being done by Brandon University (BU) Department of Geology students on Wednesday. Maguire paid a visit to two labs: a third-year Sedimentary Petrology lab and a first-year Historical Geology lab. “The geology area is not just fossil fuels. There are so […]

Short film reveals joy of dance for those living with dementia

Date: January 25, 2023 Time: 4:30 pm Location: Evans Theatre, Brandon A new short film that celebrates creativity, joy, playfulness, community, and connection — for people living with dementia and their carers — will make its Brandon debut next week. The film springs from a long-running research collaboration with Brandon University, and the free public […]

BU students plan professional development conference for music education

The 17th annual Da Capo Conference is coming soon! The Da Capo Conference is an all-day workshop of professional development opportunities for pre-service and current music educators, which is organized annually by the Brandon University Student Music Educators Association. This year’s conference will be held on January 21, 2023 at the Brandon University School of […]

Brandon University mourns passing of Professor Emeritus Dr. Bev Nicholson

The flag is being lowered to half-mast at Brandon University (BU) to mourn the passing of Dr. Beverley (Bev) A. Nicholson, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Anthropology. Dr. Nicholson passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Dr. Nicholson was not only a faculty member at BU, but also an alumnus. He graduated […]