BU students, faculty share music and art at Saturday events

BRANDON, Man. — Brandon will be alive with music and art on Saturday, and Brandon University (BU) students and faculty will be in the middle of it all. Band 101 begins on Saturday morning, showcasing 268 musicians from BU and the Brandon School Division. Grades 9–12 band students, under the direction of Anna Penno and […]

Research earns BU professor international award, invitations to visiting scholar and endowed chair roles

BRANDON, Man. — Brandon University (BU) sociology professor Christopher J. Schneider has received some nice accolades for his research contributions. Schneider is this year’s recipient of the Early-in-Career Award, given by the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (SSSI) to “scholars who have made significant contributions within the first ten years since the completion […]

Professor Emerita Colleen Cutschall to speak at Brandon University

Colleen Cutschall, Professor Emeritus at Brandon University and the founder of its Department of Visual and Aboriginal Arts, will give a free public talk at BU on Monday, Oct. 3. The free talk begins at 7:30 p.m., in the Glen P. Sutherland Gallery of Art. Cutschall will be the Department of Visual and Aboriginal Art’s […]

Sutherland Gallery at BU hosts Manitoba Craft Council exhibition

The Manitoba Craft Council exhibition Play, Precarity and Survival will open at Brandon University’s (BU’s) Glen P. Sutherland Gallery of Art on Thursday. The professional, travelling exhibition features the work of well-respected Canadian artists who use ceramic history, material properties and production processes to explore contemporary identities. Sigrid Dahle curated the exhibition, which features works […]

Patterson presents haunting and hopeful play, leads off Speaker Series in Brandon

A remounting of her acclaimed play Sargent & Victor & Me and a lecture for the Brandon University (BU) Faculty of Arts Speaker Series are on the bill for Winnipeg playwright Debbie Patterson next week. Patterson will be the first lecturer of the season for the Speaker Series with her presentation of “Writing From the […]

You’re invited to help with our Campus Master Plan

As Brandon University (BU) begins planning for our next few decades of growth and development, we are inviting all members of the community to share their visions of the future of the university, including how they currently use and engage with the campus. BU is working with consultants who specialize in this type of assessment […]

BU researchers score unprecedented success in Insight Development Grant competition

Four researchers have made history at Brandon University (BU), leading the first BU-based projects to earn prestigious Insight Development Grants (IDG). The IDGs, a program of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), were first awarded in 2011. They support research in its early stage of development, promoting new ideas, theories and […]

Government of Canada Supports Innovation Zone for Brandon University

University Unveils New Logo and Look

BRANDON, MB – In a banquet hall full of proud alumni, Brandon University (BU) officially introduced a new logo and look during this year’s Homecoming Weekend. The new logo, a derivation of BU’s ceremonial coat of arms, maintains the rich heritage of its predecessor, but has simplified graphical elements and text that make for a […]

Dr. Gervan Fearon Installed as President

BRANDON, MB – With “I do so promise”, Dr. Gervan Albert Fearon was installed as the 15th President of Brandon University (BU) before a crowd including students, staff, provincial and federal politicians, Aboriginal leaders, and academics and University administrators from across Canada. Cloaked in the grey and blue robes of office, President and Vice Chancellor […]

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